Study

Enrolled students can find information in a variety of places on the University and College websites to support them in their studies. Some key pages are listed below.

ARK

ARK is the name of the University’s Learning Management System.  This system is new and in 2014 is used by around half of the University’s Colleges. It provides resources for both online and face-to-face students. Access requires a username and password.

TAMS

TAMS (Theological Academic Management System) is the University’s student record system. Log in to TAMS or view instructions for accessing your results online. For further information please contact your College.

Assessment

The assessment for each unit of study is approved by the Academic Board. The rules for marking assessment and sitting written examinations may be found in the Examinations and Assessment Policy. Students may apply for special consideration or for extensions through their College, in accordance with the Extensions and Special Consideration Policy. Students are prohibited from cheating, fraud, and plagiarism as defined in the Academic Misconduct Policy.

Courses

You can find definitive information on the awards of the University on the Our Courses page. Details of individual units can be found on the Unit Directory which can be searched or sorted by keywords, Colleges, dates, mode of study. You can also access information about studying courses or units online or about taking a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Course Advice

Course advice is provided by your College. The University maintains policies covering credit for prior study, application to undertake cross-institutional study at another higher education provider, and for seeking leave of absence during your course of study. For further details, you may wish to consult the Enrolment Policy. If you are experiencing difficulties with your course of study, your course advisor can provide information about student support services, including academic skills classes. If you are experiencing serious difficulties, your course advisor may discuss an intervention strategy with you as set out in the Course Progress Policy.

Graduation

Information on how to apply to graduate is on the Graduation page.

Graduate Attributes

In 2012 the University adopted five Graduate Attributes. Find out more about our Graduate Attributes.

Student Services

The Colleges of the University offer a range of support services for students, including information about orientation events, academic skills programs, spiritual and welfare support. Please contact your College for further information.

Appeals and Grievances

All members of the University, including students and academic staff, must abide by the Statement of Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct of Members of the University. The University’s Grievances Policy may be consulted where a member of the University is alleged to be in breach of the Statement. A person may consult the Appeals Policy where he or she wishes to appeal a decision made by the University. View more information on Appeals and Grievances.

Further information