Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Welfare Arrangements of International Students Aged Under 18 Policy

Show Field Notes
Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 20th August 2018 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 20th April 2024 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Vice Chancellor The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 17th August 2018 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.
Head of Work Unit Monty Singh
Chief International Officer
+61 2 66203850
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Responsible Executive Ben Roche
Vice President (Engagement)
+61 2 66203150
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact SCU International
+61 2 66203876
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

09.09.2021: Clause (31) amended to update approval authority regarding third party accommodation providers to Vice President (Operations). Approved as a minor amendment by Director, Governance Services in accordance with the Delegation Rule. 


27.04.2021 – Clause (31) amended to update approval authority regarding third party accommodation providers to Chief International Officer. Approved as a minor amendment by Director, Governance Services in accordance with the Delegation Rule. 


The policy was amended to ensure compliance with the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education

and Training to Overseas Student 2018. The main changes included:

- Increased focus on age and culturally appropriate information that is provided to younger students,

including assistance in circumstances of sexual, physical or other abuse.

- Additional detail in relation to when the University can no longer approve a welfare arrangement,

including what happens in critical incidents.

- Additional requirement to maintain up to date records of student's parents, legal guardians contact

details

- A new section on Third Party Provision - the third party provider that provides the homestay

service. Under the old policy, this was not included because historically this was provided by a

combination of university homestay and third party.





Clauses Amended

Policy: All