The integrity of the SCD academic process requires that academic misconduct be identified, discouraged and disciplined. This policy is concerned with academic misconduct on the part of current or previous students.
Policies and Procedures
At Sydney College of Divinity, we maintain strong internal policies. Our policies are drafted in line with the framework on higher education and research provided by the Australian government. Sydney College of Divinity policies are listed here in the interest of transparency.
This procedure document lists the appeals procedure for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students and research degree candidates.
The Policy ensures compliance with the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code (as amended 2018).
This policy allows that ethics clearance may be given on the basis of the CUO or CUB rather than individually for each student.
The procedures define the process for domestic and international students. Applications are processed in-line with the SCD Credit and RPL Policy.
This policy relates to critical incidents directly involving staff and/or students on any SCD campus that have an impact on the individual and members of the college community.
The Policy lays down the guidelines for admission into an English Sydney College of Divinity undergraduate, postgraduate (coursework) and postgraduate (research) course.
The Policy lays down the guidelines for admission into a Korean Sydney College of Divinity undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework) course.
Listed are the guidelines as research involving living human subjects must ensure it protects the welfare and rights of the participants.
The policy is aligned with the requirements of the Higher Education Standards 2015 (HES B.1.1.3 and HES 6.1.4) on free intellectual inquiry.
The Policy sets out the principles which guide the development of a quality library and ensures equitable access for students using the library.
The regulation defines the broad conditions of use for students using the Sydney College of Divinity libraries across all its teaching colleges.
The Policy and Procedure specifies progress monitoring at the end of semester for international students to ensure course completion as in the CoE.
The policy defines the key information to be disseminated to new students ahead of the commencement of their studies
The SCD Strategic Plan 2019–2021 speaks to the professional development of faculty and staff. This policy acknowledges the imperative for suitable professional development as set out in the Higher Education Standards 2015 framework.