Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about:

  • the status, ownership, approval, review and implementation of this version of this document
  • contact details for who can help with enquiries about application and interpretation and
  • a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Because committees and positions can change over time, current information about policy approval pathways should be obtained from   

Orientation (HE) Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 7th September 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 7th September 2022 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Higher Education Academic Board The noted authority approved this version of the document. The Policy Framework Policy defines the current positions and committees that have authority to approve policies and procedures
Approval Date 7th September 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Policy Implementation Officer Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
This is the designated subject matter expert and contact person for enquiries relating to content and implementation
Policy Owner Marc Blanks
Executive Director Curriculum Innovation and Teaching Excellence
This is the member of Executive with responsibility for the document
Author Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
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Enquiries Contact Nicola Cooley
Director Higher Education
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in Melbourne Polytechnic's new Policy Register. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and in effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Clauses Amended:Policy: All

Version History

Edition 1: Academic Board – 7/09/2017 – New Orientation (HE) Policy.

The new features of the Orientation (HE) Policy are:

- Orientation activities will be held twice per year, at the beginning of the year (prior to semester 1) and mid-year (prior to semester 2). 

- Activities will be scheduled in the week prior to the commencement of the semester across all campuses and the Institute will deliver an integrated approach to orientation.

- Students who commence studies following orientation will be provided with relevant information to assist their orientation to Melbourne Polytechnic.