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Policy Library Glossary

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AARN%&
Australian Academic and Research Network Top

AAUT
See Australian Awards for University Teaching Top

Abbr%'ia&%( Pro)ra* Ti&l%


A field in the Student System! presenting the title of the program in a ma"imum of #$ characters This title is assigned %y the &rogram 'aintainer The award level part of the program title is a%%reviated as follows( )ert )ertificate Assoc *ip Associate *iploma *ip *iploma + +achelors *egree ,)ert ,raduate )ertificate ,*ip ,raduate *iploma ' 'asters * - *octorate .n cases where the award is generic the a%%reviated program title is as follows( +A +A Applied Theatre +A )riminology / )rim 0ustice ++us ++us Restaurant/)atering 'gt +)om +)om Retailing 'anagement +1d &rimary +Sc +Sc 1nvironmental 2ealth 3hen the award is not generic the a%%reviated program title is as follows( + .nternational +usiness + )ommunication + +ehavioural Science A%%reviated program titles for honours programs should %e as follows(

+Sc 42ons5 Aust 1nvironment St +)om 42ons5 + .nternational +us 42ons5 .n devising a%%reviated program titles 6of! in / and6 are not used .n some cases 7/8 is used As a general rule for the descriptive words of the title! words are used in full unless the a%%reviation is commonly used or readily recognisa%le 3here there is a need to a%%reviate to stay within the #$character limit! the less significant words are truncated first 4such as 6Studies65 Top

ACACA
Australian )urriculum! Assessment and )ertification Authorities Top

Aca(%*ic Cal%+(ar
The official academic calendar of the University specifying the dates for standard semesters! e"amination periods and vacation periods The Academic )alendar is set %y the Academic Registrar and pu%lished on the Universitys we% site Top

Aca(%*ic Car%%r
Refers to the %road academic level to which a program %elongs follows( There are four academic careers as

CAREER

CAREER DESCRIPTIO N Undergraduate

PROGRAMS

U,R*

Su%-+achelors 4eg some )ertificates! *iploma5 +achelors *egrees +achelors 2onours *egrees

&,R*

&ostgraduate

,raduate )ertificate ,raduate *iploma 'asters %y )oursework *octorate %y )oursework

RS)2

Research

'aster %y Research *octorate %y Research 2igher *octorate

NA3*

Non-Award

&rograms of study which do not lead to an award including'iscellaneous )ross-.nstitutional Study A%road 1"change

)ontinuing 1ducation )ertificates Top

Aca(%*ic C%+&r%
An organisational structure the University esta%lishes to give profile to areas of academic strength! especially of an interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary nature! areas of professional practice or community%ased activities Top

Aca(%*ic El%*%+&
An academic organisational element of the University! such as Academic ,roup! 9aculty! School! )entre! .nstitute Top

Aca(%*ic Gro,The Academic ,roup is the highest level of element in the academic structure of the University The Academic ,roups are( ARG - Arts and Education Group BUS - Business and Law Group HAS - Health and Science Group Top

Aca(%*ic Loa(
A full-time student is one who is enrolled in courses totalling at least :;< of a standard full-time academic load in any semester .n most programs! this will %e a course enrolment load of at least #$)& .n some com%ined degree programs! the minimum enrolment load for full-time academic load may %e greater than #$)& A part-time student is one who is enrolled in courses totalling less than :;< of a standard full-time academic load in any semester .n most programs! a course enrolment load of less than #$)& will constitute part-time academic load A full-time student normally enrols in courses totalling =$)& in each semester! and a part-time student normally enrols in courses totalling >$)& each semester Top

Aca(%*ic O.+%r
A field in the Student System A course has one academic owner which is a School The academic owner is the School which has responsi%ility for convening the course! including appointing the )ourse )onvenor! and managing the arrangements for the delivery of the course 3here more than one School contri%utes to the teaching of the course! the academic owner will normally %e the School which contri%utes the ma?or part of the teaching of the course Top

Aca(%*ic Pla+
3ithin the program re@uirements! a set of courses that develop a particular academic theme may %e identified and designated as an academic plan An academic plan may %e a(

ma?or minor specialisation strand stream teaching area

4restricted to %achelors degrees! and defined in the +achelors *egree &olicy5 4restricted to %achelors degrees! and defined in the +achelors *egree &olicy5 4availa%le in all program levels! no restriction on definition5 4availa%le in all program levels! no restriction on definition5 4availa%le in all program levels! no restriction on definition5 4specific to 1ducation programs5

3hen completing the new program su%mission! provide a description of the plans availa%le to students undertaking the program and indicate what type of plans they are The types of plans currently availa%le within the Universitys programs include ma?ors! specialisations! streams! strands! and teaching areas Top

Aca(%*ic Pla+ Co(%


A field in the Student System Academic &lan codes are assigned %y the &lan 'aintainer 3hen new Academic &lans are added! a uni@ue code is assigned to the plan 4ma"imum length of A$ characters5 The coding methodology for Academic &lans is as follows( 'a?ors the first three characters is the approved code for the host teaching element and the remaining characters are an alpha descriptor of the ma?or 3here the same ma?or is offered in more than one program! the different offerings are distinguished %y a final digit eg A1S&BCCA! ART)B'> Stream! Strand! Specialisation! Teaching Area the first three characters is the approved code for the host teaching element! the ne"t se@uence of characters descri%es the type of plan i e ST' for Stream! STR for Strand! S& for Specialisation! TA for Teaching Area! and the ne"t two characters 4AA! A+! A)DDEE5 se@uence the plans in alpha order 3here the same plan is offered in more than one program the different offerings are distinguished %y a final digit eg A+9ST'AAA 3here the program su%mission indicates that the program is a prescri%ed program! the &lan 'aintainer will create a 7dummy8 plan for the program using the following coding methodology( the first three characters is the approved code for the host teaching element! and then 7&&8 4for prescri%ed program5 3here the teaching element offers more than one prescri%ed program! the different offerings are distinguished %y a final digit eg A+9&&A Award Top

Aca(%*ic R%cor(
See Academic Transcript Top

Aca(%*ic R%)is&rar
The Academic Registrar reports to the &ro-Fice )hancellor 4Administration5 and is responsi%le for the effective administration of the academic functions of the University Top

Aca(%*ic S&a//
The Universitys teaching and research staff! other than research assistantsG and staff of the University whose instrument of appointment %y the council states they are mem%ers of the academic staff Top

Aca(%*ic S&a+(i+) o/ E0cl,(%(


An undergraduate student who has a cumulative ,&A of less than # $ at the end of the semester and a postgraduate student with a cumulative ,&A of less than # ; at the end of the semester who have previously had at least one period of pro%ation in their academic career Top

Aca(%*ic S&a+(i+) o/ Proba&io+


An undergraduate student who has a cumulative ,&A of less than # $ at the end of the semester and a postgraduate student with a cumulative ,&A of less that # ; at the end of the semester Top

Aca(%*ic S,b1%c& Ar%a


The )ourse )atalogue is organised into Academic Su%?ect Areas to aid searching for courses in the )ourse )atalogue 1ach course is allocated to an Academic Su%?ect Area %ased on its 9ield of 1ducation )ode The Academic Su%?ect Area of a course is displayed on a studentHs official and unofficial transcript! in the )ourse )atalogue and as part of the information a%out a course when a student is enrolling in a course The University has adopted =I Academic Su%?ect Areas 4=# active and ; inactive5 covering the full set of 9ield of 1ducation )odes The set of Academic Su%?ect Areas is documented in 7 Schedule A Cong and Short *escription of Academic Su%?ect Areas8 Top

Aca(%*ic Tra+scri-&
An official record of all programs and all courses in which a student has enrolled! the enrolment status in each program and the grade o%tained for each course Top

Ac& o/ Parlia*%+&
4A5 A law made %y &arliamentG 4>5 conse@uently! a +ill which has passed all three readings and received the Royal Assent Top

ADCQ
Anti-*iscrimination )ommission Jueensland! which is the State %ody esta%lished to resolve issues of harassment or discrimination that relate to the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991). Top

A((i&io+al M%*b%r
A mem%er of the )ouncil appointed under Section AK of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

A(*issio+
Refers to the process of gaining entry to a student place in a program of study at the University Top

A(*issio+ G,i(%li+%s
,uidelines for determining Admission Cevel developed %y the University Top

A(*issio+ L%'%l
The %asic measure of academic merit for tertiary admission purposes! as issued %y the Tertiary 1ntrance &rocedures Authority 4T1&A5 or the +oard of Senior Secondary School Studies 4+SSSS5 or derived from approved Schedules or other processes descri%ed in this policy Top

A('a+c%( S&a+(i+)
The credit which is assumed on the %asis of a previously attained @ualification on admission to a program which is a structured upgrading program .n a structured upgrading program! the award re@uirements are specified as the coursework and other activities necessary to gain the award! e"clusive of the advanced standing which is given on the %asis of the entry @ualification Top

Allo.a+c%
A payment is an allowance when a person is paid a definite predetermined amount to cover an estimated e"pense .t is paid regardless of whether the recipient incurs the e"pected e"pense .n contrast to a reim%ursement! the recipient has the discretion whether or not to e"pend the allowance Top

Al&%r+a&% Si&&i+)s
3here! in e"ceptional circumstances %eyond the students control! a student is una%le to sit an e"amination at the scheduled time! the student may %e granted an alternate sitting An alternate sitting may %e scheduled during the normal e"amination period or may %e scheduled as a deferred e"amination during the SupplementaryL*eferred 1"amination period Top

Al&%r+a&i'% Ass%ss*%+&
Alternative Assessment refers to any alteration to the standard form of assessment or conditions relating to the assessment which are put in place to accommodate a students disa%ility Top

A*,s%*%+& !or2
Amusement work means work! other than work performed %y a non-profit organisation! to assem%le! operate or disassem%le any of the following on the site on which it is used! intended to %e used or has %een used -4a5 an amusement device or amusement rideG 4%5 a thing used to provide amusement activities! including side show activities! associated with -

4i5 4ii5

carnivals! fairs or showsG or amusement arcades or similar placesG

E am!le of side sho" a activities - providing ham%urgers! fairy floss or massages in a side show

4c5 a thing used to provide entertainment or advertising activities! in temporary sites! associated with shows! fairs or carnivals Top

A++,al Pro)ra* Mo+i&ori+)


The process of preparing an annual report on the program! including the %ackground of the program! an analysis of the program in terms of its strengths! weaknesses! opportunities and threats! and the actions proposed to improve the program Top

ANTA
Australian National Training Authority Top

APA
Australian &ostgraduate Award Top

A--oi+&%( M%*b%r
A mem%er of the )ouncil appointed under Section A= of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

A--raisal
A process that identifies the need for records .t involves analysing the %usiness activities of an organisation to identify what records should %e created and how long they need to %e kept Appraisal focuses on the need for records the needs of the %usiness itself! accounta%ility re@uirements! and community e"pectations that certain records will e"ist or %e kept .t e"amines the interests of stakeholders 4source( we%site for National Archives5 Top

A--ro-ria&%ly Q,ali/i%(
Appropriately @ualified! for a delegate of power! includes having the @ualifications! e"perience or standing appropriate to e"ercise the power Top

AQF
Australian Jualifications 9ramework! an instrumentality of the )ommonwealth ,overnment Top

AQFAB
Australian Jualifications 9ramework Advisory +oard! a +oard under the auspices of the Australian

National Training Authority Top

Arc3i'%s
Archives are records that are appraised %y State Archives as having continuing value and selected for permanent preservation Top

ARF
Australian Recognition 9ramework Top

Aca(%*ic S&,(i%s Pro)ra*

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Ass%ss*%+&
The process of forming a ?udgement a%out the @uality and e"tent of student achievement or performance and therefore %y inference a ?udgment a%out the learning itself Top

Ass%ss*%+& Gra(%
The grade awarded to a student who has undertaken a course to designate the standard of achievement in the course Refer to 7,rades8 Top

Ass%ss*%+& R%4,ir%*%+&s
Re@uirements %y which the learning outcomes of a course will %e assessed as documented in the )ourse Butline Top

Associa&%
The term associate includes relatives! partners! trustees and %eneficiaries! and related companies covered %y the income ta" legislation! as well as other people such as de facto spouse 4section A#K4A5! A;M5 The term associate is a %road one and also includes( A person associated with an employee 4eg Spouse! *e factor! &artner and child of the employee or partner5G A person associated with the UniversityG An employee of another )ommonwealth ,overnment AuthorityG or Under an arrangement 4eg %y a sponsor5 where the %enefit is provided on %ehalf of the University

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Associa&% Dir%c&or 5 S&,(%+& A(*i+is&ra&io+


The senior officer in charge of Student Administration in the University who has delegated authority in a range of Student Administration matters Top

Associa&% L%c&,r%r

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AST
Australian Scaling Test Top

A&&%+(a+c% Mo(%
.n completing a New &rogram )oncept &roposal! a New &rogram Su%mission or other program su%mission! indicate the modes in which the program is to %e offered The options for the modes in which a program is offered are( full-time mode! part-time mode! e"ternal mode and internet mode Top

A,(i&io+
A structured test for the purpose of admission to a performing or creative arts program Top

A,(i&or6G%+%ral
An officer appointed %y the &arliament to audit the accounts of departments and statutory authorities in terms of their parliamentary appropriations and then report to the legislature Top

AUSCERT
Australian )omputer 1mergency Response Team Top

A,s&ralia+ B,si+%ss N,*b%r 6 ABN


The A+N is a %usiness registration num%er and replaces the old %usiness registration system An enterprise! which has registered to o%tain this num%er! will %e a%le to either charge and claim ,ST! if the registration includes a registration for ,ST purposes .f the registration was simply to o%tain the A+N! the vendor will %e a%le to avoid having =I ;< 3ithholding Ta" deducted from any payment Top

A,s&,(y
9ederal ,overnment income support for full-time students aged >; years or over

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AUTC
Australian Universities Teaching )ommittee 4now defunct See )arrick .nstitute for Cearning and Teaching in 2igher 1ducation5 Top

A,&3%+&ica&io+
The process that verifies the claimed identity of an individual as esta%lished %y an identification process Top

A,&3or
Anyone who creates or edits content for a document &u%lication of the document to a University we% site is at the discretion of the relevant )ustodian or the )ontent )oordinator Top

A,&3oris%( P%rso+
A person holding office as an authorised person %ecause of an appointment under Schedule A! Section A of the Griffith University Act 1998. Top

A,&3oris%( Us%
Use %y individuals who have( Received the appropriate authorisation 4which must %e signed and documented as stipulated in local %usiness procedures5 %efore operating the relevant device or serviceG Agreed to a%ide %y the policies! guidelines and local practice arrangements for use %y the relevant device or service! and who have appropriately acknowledged this agreement where re@uired Top

A'ailabili&y
1nsuring that authorised users have access to information and associated assets when re@uired Top

A.ar( Abbr%'ia&io+
The official a%%reviation of the award! as used post-nominally %y graduates of the program! e g +A Award a%%reviations must %e in a format consistent with the policy A%%reviations for University Awards and approved %y the )ouncil as part of the &rogram Accreditation process Top

A.ar( Pro)ra*
A program of study leading to an award of the University

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A.ar( R%4,ir%*%+&s
The set of academic re@uirements which need to %e attained for an award of the University to %e conferred see &rogram Re@uirements Top

A.ar( Ti&l%
The formal title of the award granted on completion of a program! e g The +achelor of Arts 9or the University &olicy on &rogram and Award Nomenclature! please refer to Awards Nomenclature and A%%reviations 3here the program title is %ased on a generic title 4+A! +Sc5! the award is that indicated %y the generic title The award is +o& @ualified %y the specific area or option 9or e"ample! the award for the +achelor of Arts in Canguages and Cinguistics is the +achelor of Arts .n all other cases the award is the same as the program title Therefore the award for the +achelor of .nternational +usiness is the +achelor of .nternational +usiness Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Bac3%lor7s D%)r%%
The +achelors degree is a program of three or more years of full-time study or part-time e@uivalent! designed to e@uip graduates with specialist professional andLor %roadly applica%le generic skills! for which the University grants the award of +achelor of N Top

Ballo&
4A5 The process %y which electors make a choice when voting in an electionG 4>5 how votes are gatheredG and 4#5 the vote itself Top

Ballo& Pa-%r
A piece of paper containing the names of candidates for whom electors can record their votes Top

B%+c3*ar2i+)
A process that develops across time .n academic areas it re@uires an agreement to engage with partners over time .nternational %enchmarking is difficult in some fields %ecause of the different resource %ase of some universities 2owever an international focus does sharpen consideration of the future direction of an area Top

BSSSS
+oard of Senior Secondary School Studies! an instrumentality of the Jueensland ,overnment!

disesta%lished in >$$> Top

B,()%& El%*%+& 8&%ac3i+)9


This is the class of organisational unit to which funds are directly allocated for teaching purposes in the University Bperating +udget .ncome from fee paying students is also distri%uted to %udget elements 4teaching5 A %udget element 4teaching5 is usually a single teaching element %ut in some cases may comprise a group of teaching elements Thus the student load for a %udget element 4teaching5 is the sum of the student load of the teaching elements which comprise the %udget element 4teaching5 The designation 64teaching56 is used %ecause there are other %udget elements in the University which are non-teaching elements Top

B,llyi+)
+ullying %ehaviour is descri%ed as the repeated less favoura%le treatment of a person %y another or others in the workplace! which may %e considered unreasona%le and inappropriate workplace practice .t includes %ehaviour that intimidates! offends! degrades or humiliates Top

B,si+%ss Co+&i+,i&y Pla+


A plan which descri%es a se@uence of actions! and the parties responsi%le for carrying them out in response to a series of identified risks! with the o%?ective or restoring normal %usiness operations as @uickly as possi%le Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

C 6 Cr%(i&
An assessment grade indicating a high level of understanding of course contentG development of relevant skills to a high levelG demonstration of a high level of interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement of all ma?or o%?ectives of the courseG some minor o%?ectives fully achieved Top

CALL
)entre for Applied Cinguistics and Canguages Top

Ca*-,s : Ca*-,s o/ O//%r


The campusLes at which the program or course is taught( ,) ,old )oast C, Cogan ', 't ,ravatt NA - Nathan S+ South +ank

BS Bff Shore Top

Ca*-,s Li/% Boar(


A committee of the University )ouncil! recognised as the custodian of those facilities operated %y )ampus Cife Top

Carric2 A.ar(s /or A,s&ralia+ U+i'%rsi&y T%ac3i+) 6 CAAUT


An annual activity sponsored %y the )arrick .nstitute for Cearning and Teaching in 2igher 1ducation to recognise and reward the nations %est teachers This award scheme is an important element in the promotion of @uality in University teaching and learning Top

Carric2 I+s&i&,&% /or L%ar+i+) a+( T%ac3i+) i+ Hi)3%r E(,ca&io+


This institute providing a national focus for the enhancement of learning and teaching in Australian higher education institutions and aims to %e a flagship for acknowledging e"cellence in learning and teaching Top

Cas,al Aca(%*ic S&a//


A casual academic staff mem%er is engaged %y the hour and paid on an hourly %asis that includes a casual loading for those Award and Agreement %ased %enefits for which a casual staff mem%er is not eligi%le Top

CBED
)entre for +usiness! 1ducation and *evelopment! an academic element of the University Top

C%+s,s Da&%
.f the student is enrolled in a course on the census date! the course is retained on the studentHs academic record even if the student su%se@uently withdraws from the course The student is lia%le for their Student )ontri%ution )harge! tuition fees and related charges for all courses in which they are enrolled on the census date Top

CEQ
)1J )ourse 1"perience Juestionnaire is administered %y the ,))A 4,raduate )areers )ouncil of Australia5 to the graduates of Australian universities four months after graduation ,raduates from undergraduate programs throughout Australia are asked to rate the @uality of their e"periences in whole degree programs This data is collected along with the ,raduate *estination Survey The )ourse 1"perience Juestionnaire report summarises graduates perceptions of their programs using the following ; su%scales( 1. Good #eachin$ %cale The good teaching scale is characterised %y practices such as providing students with feed%ack on their progress! e"plaining things clearly! making the course interesting! motivating students!

and understanding students pro%lems > &lear Goals and %tandards %cale The clear goals and standards scale reflects the esta%lishment of clear goals for the course in @uestion! and clear e"pectations of the standard of work re@uired of students # A!!ro!riate Assessment %cale The appropriate assessment scale focused on one aspect of assessment! and this was the e"tent to which assessment emphasised higher order thinking rather than recall of factual information '. *. A!!ro!riate (or)load %cale 2igh scores on the appropriate workload scale indicate reasona%le workloads Generic %)ills %cale The generic skills scale is an attempt to take into account the e"tent to which university courses add to the generic skills which their graduates might %e e"pected to possess 3hile disciplinespecific skills and knowledge are often crucial to prospects for employment and further study! the emphasis on generic skills stems from the %elief that such knowledge @uickly %ecomes o%solete and generic skills should endure and %e applica%le in a %roader conte"t Top

C3a+c%llor
The )hancellor of the University! appointed under Section #$ of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

C3%a&i+)
*ishonest conduct in assessment )heating is a form of academic misconduct Top

C3il(r%+
9or the purposes of the students undertaking professional practice policy! children are defined as under AI years of age in accordance with Jueensland ,overnment legislation 9or the purposes of the )hildren on )ampus &olicy! children means people under the age of AK years Top

Classi/ica&io+
Systematic identification and arrangement of %usiness activities andLor records into categories according to logically structured conventions! methods! and procedural rules represented in a classification system Top

Co6Co+'%+or
3here a program such as a com%ined degree! has significant contri%utions from more than one school! a )o-)onvenor from each school may %e appointed to undertake the role of &rogram )onvenor Top

Coll%)%
A college esta%lished under Section #M of the Griffith University Act 1998

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Coll%)% S&,(%+& Bo(y


A college student %ody esta%lished under Section =$ of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

Co*bi+%( D%)r%%
Refers to an approved course of study! in which the core elements of two degree programs are undertaken simultaneously for which! upon successful completion! the University confers two awards The re@uirements of each degree must %e effectively satisfied within the structure of the com%ined degree The courses to %e undertaken within any full-time year of a com%ined degree may e"ceed I$)& %ut not e"ceed A$$)& Top

Co**o+.%al&3 Acco**o(a&io+ Sc3olars3i-s 8CAS9


These )ommonwealth Cearning Scholarships provide full-time undergraduate students from rural and regional areas with O=!$$$ per year 4inde"ed annually5 for up to four years! to assist them with accommodation e"penses where they have to move to undertake higher education in the course and at the higher education provider of their choice Top

Co**o+.%al&3 E(,ca&io+al Cos&s Sc3olars3i-s 8CECS9


These )ommonwealth Cearning Scholarships provide full-time undergraduate students from low socioeconomic andLor .ndigenous %ackgrounds with a scholarship of O>!$$$ per year for up to four years! inde"ed annually Top

Co**o+.%al&3 L%ar+i+) Sc3olars3i-s 8CLS9


These scholarships are funded %y the )ommonwealth ,overnment to assist students from low socioeconomic %ackgrounds! who are Australian citiPens or holders of permanent humanitarian visas! with costs associated with higher education There are two types of scholarshipsG )ommonwealth 1ducational )osts Scholarships 4)1)S5 and )ommonwealth Accommodation Scholarships 4)AS5 Top

Co**o+.%al&3 S,--or&%( Loa( 8CSL9


&reviously known as 21)S load! 219A load! Bperating ,rant Coad The student load within the University which is funded %y the )ommonwealth ,overnment under the )ommonwealth ,rant Scheme The amount of )ommonwealth Supported Coad and the distri%ution of the load %etween funding clusters is negotiated annually %etween the University and *1ST! and results in the .nstitution 9unding Agreement Top

Co**o+.%al&3 S,--or&%( S&,(%+&


&reviously known as 21)S student A non-international student who is studying in a )ommonwealth supported place The students load is included in the Universitys )ommonwealth supported load and is funded partly on the %asis of the )ommonwealth ,rant Scheme and partly through the fee the student is charged! which is called the 7Student )ontri%ution8

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Co*-%&%+& P%rso+
A person who has ac@uired! through training! @ualifications! e"perience or a com%ination of these! the knowledge and skill ena%ling the person to inspect and test electrical e@uipment Top

Co*-lai+a+&
The complainant is the person who claims they have %een treated in a manner that is unfair or inconsistent with the Universitys policies andLor general workplace practice Top

Co*-lai+& I+'%s&i)a&io+ Co**i&&%%


A committee esta%lished to investigate a specific formal complaint ,enerally comprising two people! one senior officer of the University 4appointed %y the RSB5 and one nominee of an appropriate union or similar %ody .n some instances an e"ternal investigator may %e appointed %y the University! particularly where specific e"pertise is re@uired! for e"ample in relation to specific assets of anti-discrimination legislation Top

Co*-lia+& Us%
'eeting legal and contractual o%ligations Top

Co*-,&%r Co**o+s
Bpen access computers Top

Co+c%(%( Pass%s
9aculty Assessment +oards may award a grade of &ass )onceded A &ass )onceded does not normally satisfy a pre-re@uisite condition Top

Co+/i(%+&iali&y
1nsuring that information is accessi%le only to those authorised to have access Top

Co+s&i&,&io+
The specification of the purposes! structure and processes of a )ommittee Top

Co+s&r,c&io+ !or2
)onstruction work includes work involved in the erection! installation! addition to! alteration! repair!

maintenance! cleaning! painting! refur%ishment including installation of %uilt-in furniture! removal! demolition of a %uilding or other structure Top

Co+&ac& O//ic%r
)ontact Bfficers are trained advisers who are availa%le throughout the University to provide information a%out options for resolving issues related to harassment! %ullying or unlawful discrimination e"perienced %y persons in relation to their work or study environment Top

Co+&%+& Coor(i+a&or
The )ontent )oordinator is responsi%le for operational maintenance of information contained on a we% site The role is primarily a communications role! not a technical one Top

Co+&%+& Ma+a)%*%+& Li/%cycl%


The approved lifecycle for managing we% %ased content at ,riffith University Top

Co+&%+& Ma+a)%*%+& Sys&%*


The approved lifecycle for managing we% %ased content at ,riffith University Top

Co+&%+& P,blis3%r
The )ontent &u%lisher performs we% development and technical maintenance activities for a site on %ehalf of a )ustodian and )ontent )oordinator Top

Co+&i+,i+) E(,ca&io+
A program of study! not leading to an award of the University! undertaken for the purposes of professional andLor personal development Specifically! a particular type of non-award study! the continuing education certificate Top

Co+&i+,i+) E(,ca&io+ C%r&i/ica&%


A specific com%ination of courses on a particular theme! totalling =$ )&! which may %e designated as the 7)ertificate in N8 )ontinuing 1ducation )ertificates are not accredited awards of the University Students who undertake a )ontinuing 1ducation )ertificate are non-award students and pay the appropriate tuition fee Top

Co+&i+,o,s Ass%ss*%+&
Assessment tasks undertaken during the conduct of the course! as opposed to assessment tasks undertaken at the end of the teaching in the course

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Co+&rib,&i+) Aca(%*ic El%*%+&s


9or the purpose of completing the New )oncept &roposal! indicate Schools other than the host elements which are e"pected to make significant contri%utions to the program content! for e"ample Q>$< of the program Top

Co+'oca&io+
The convocation of the University! according to Section ## of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

Co-yri)3&
.n the conte"t of the Universitys .ntellectual &roperty &olicy means an original literary! dramatic! musical or artistic work where the rights are protected %y the &o!yri$ht Act 19+8 and includes 4where relevant5 the copyright su%sisting %y virtue of the &o!yri$ht Act 19+8 in a sound recording or cinematographic film Top

Cor% Co,rs%
A course that is specified in the program re@uirements as mandatory for the award of the degree Top

Co6r%4,isi&%
A co-re@uisite course is a course which must %e studied %efore! or at the same time! as another specified course Top

Co,+cil
The )ouncil of the University! as prescri%ed in the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

Co,rs%
A unit of academic work! normally taken over a single semester! in which a student enrols and on completion of which the student is awarded a grade! such grades appearing on the students academic record Top

Co,rs% Ca&alo),%
The )ourse )atalogue is the collection of the courses offered %y the University Top

Co,rs% Ca&alo),% N,*b%r


1ach course is given a uni@ue )ourse )atalogue num%er which conforms to the following scheme(

The )ourse )atalogue num%er is of the form nnnnAAA where AAA is the three character alpha code for the School which is the academic ownerG nnnn is the four character numeric code providing a uni@ue identifier! within the following ranges( Undergraduate )areer Cevel A$$$ AMMM 9irst year +achelors degree courses >$$$ - >MMM Second year +achelors degree courses #$$$ - #MMM Third year +achelors degree courses =$$$ =MMM 9ourth year +achelors degree courses ;$$$ ;IMM 9ifth year +achelors degree courses ;M$$ - ;MMM +achelors degree courses which cannot %e linked to a program year level K$$$ KMMM )ourses in 2onours programs which are one year add-on to a +achelors degree &ostgraduate )areer Cevel :$$$ - :MMM &ostgraduate level courses I$$$ IIMM Advanced postgraduate level courses Research )areer Cevel IM$$ - IMM )ourses specifically designed for research programs or designating research candidature Non-Award )areer Cevel M$$$ MMMM )ourses availa%le only to non-award students Top

Co,rs% Co+'%+or
The course convenor is the academic staff mem%er of the host school! so designated %y the 2ead of School! who is responsi%le for the management! conduct! teaching and assessment of a course The School )ommittee approves the nomination of a staff mem%er to the role of the )ourse )onvenor 3hen the school committee approves the course outline for forwarding to the 9aculty +oard! the nomination of a staff mem%er of the host school as the )ourse )onvenor should %e approved Top

Co,rs% E+rol*%+& o,&si(% Pro)ra*;s Car%%r


3hen completing the New &rogram Su%mission Section A! specify any courses that students complete as part of the program structure which %elong to an academic career that is different to the programs academic career eg postgraduate courses in an undergraduate program Top

Co,rs% L%'%l
A course is designated an academic level! undergraduate! postgraduate! research! non-award! indicating the level 4career5 of the program with which the course as most strongly associated Top

Co,rs% R%s-o+sibili&y
)ourses are owned %y academic schools The School which is the academic owner of the course is responsi%le for managing the attri%utes of the course The )ourse )atalogue 'anager in the Academic RegistrarHs Bffice oversees the implementation of this policy %y the Schools and is responsi%le for the @uality and integrity of the )ourse )atalogue data in the Student Administration System Top

Co,rs% S&a&,s
Bn the Student Administration System! a course will have one of the following statuses( &1N*.N, A&&RBF1* The course is in the process of %eing designed and approved! %ut is not yet approved for scheduling The course is approved and is a%le to %e scheduled according to the pattern of offering which the School re@uires

3.T2*RA3N The course is withdrawn from further offering and will not %e scheduled in future semesters Top

Co,rs%.or2 Co*-o+%+&
)oursework )omponent means those components of the program other than the research component Top

Cr%(i&
The recognition of prior learning as contri%uting towards satisfying the re@uirements for an award of the University The award of credit to a particular applicant is su%?ect to the admission of the applicant to the relevant University award program )redit may %e granted as advanced standing! unspecified credit! specified credit or provisional credit Top

Cr%(i& o+ Tra+s/%r
The term applied to all cases involving the granting of credit for prior learning which are not included under structured upgrading or planned articulation arrangements Top

Cr%(i& Poi+&
4Normally a%%reviated 6)&65 Refers to the value of a course This term is used to( 4a5 4%5 4c5 4d5 4e5 provide students with a guide to the amount of work a course may entailG indicate a studentHs enrolment loadG define the re@uirements for an award of the UniversityG @uantify its recognition of prior-learningG and indicate the amount of work a student has successfully completed towards an award of the University

As a general guide! one )& is e@uivalent to appro"imately A= hours of work! that is A hour per week for A= weeks for the semester! including all forms of teaching contact and private study! for an 6average6 student

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Cr%(i& Poi+&s A.ar(%(


The num%er of credit points to %e awarded upon successful completion of the course Top

Cr%(i& Poi+&s i+ Ma1or


The num%er of credit points which must %e undertaken to complete the ma?or Top

CRICOS
The )ommonwealth Register of .nstitutions and )ourses for Bverseas Students The )R.)BS code indicates that the program has %een endorsed under the Tertiary 1ducation Act AMM#! and that the *epartment of 1ducation! Science and Training has approved the program for international students Top

Cri&%ria Bas%( Ass%ss*%+&


Refers to the process of ?udging and grading student achievement %y comparing the @uality of the work su%mitted with a set of specified criteria that are related to the desired learning outcomes for a course of study +ecause criteria %ased ?udgments are in principle made independently for each student rather than %y comparison with the @uality of work from other students in the cohort! the ?udgements represent a%solute rather than relative decisions 1ach grade is assigned as a measure of the e"tent to which the course learning outcomes have %een achieved Alternative term( criterion-referenced assessment Top

Cross6I+s&i&,&io+al S&,(y
3here a student undertaking a program at one University! undertakes one or more courses at another University for the purpose of completing the program at the first 4home5 University )ross-.nstitutional students are out-going if their home University is ,riffith! or incoming if their home University is another institution and they are undertaking courses at ,riffith University Top

C,s&o(ia+
The staff mem%er responsi%le for a we% site and its content on a )orporate 3e% Site Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Da+)%ro,s E'%+&
An event caused %y specified high-risk plant! or an event at a workplace caused %y a workplace activity! i/ &3% %'%+& i+'ol'%s or co,l( 3a'% i+'ol'%( %0-os,r% o/ -%rso+s &o ris2 &o &3%ir 3%al&3 a+( sa/%&y %ecause of a5collapse! overturning! failure or malfunction of! or damage to! an item of specified high risk plant b)collapse or failure of an excavation or of any shoring supporting an excavation

c) collapse or partial collapse of any part of a building or other structure; or d5damage to any load %earing mem%er of! or the failure of any %rake! steering device or e5other control device of! a crane! hoist! conveyor! lift or escalator f5 implosion! e"plosion or fire g5escape! spillage or leakage of any haPardous material or dangerous goods h5fall or release from a height of any plant! su%stance or o%?ect i5 damage to a %oiler! pressure vessel or refrigeration plant ?5 uncontrolled e"plosion! fire or escape of gas or steam Top

Da+)%ro,s El%c&rical E'%+&


A 7dangerous electrical event8 is any of the followingR 4a5 the coming into e"istence of circumstances in which a person is not electrically safe! ifR 4i5 the circumstances involve high 'ol&a)% electrical e@uipmentG and 4ii5 despite the coming into e"istence of the circumstances! the person does not receive a shock or in?uryG 4%5 the coming into e"istence of the following circumstancesR 4i5 if a person had %een at a particular place at a particular time! the person would not have %een electrically safeG 4ii5 the person would not have %een electrically safe %ecause of circumstances involving high voltage electrical e@uipmentG 4c5 an event that involves electrical e@uipment and in which significant property damage is caused directly %y electricity or originates from electricityG 4d5 the performance of %l%c&rical .or2 %y a person not authoriPed under an electrical work licence to perform the workG 4e5 the performance of electrical work %y a person if! as a result of the performance of the work! a person or property is not electrically safeG 4f5 the discovery %y a licensed electrical worker of electrical e@uipment that has not %een marked as re@uired under this Act Top

Dis&i+c&io+
An assessment grade indicating a very high level of understanding of the course contentG development of relevant skills to a very high levelG demonstration of a very high level of interpretive and analytical a%ility and intellectual initiativeG and achievement of all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course Top

Da&a
.nformation! for e"ample! num%ers! te"t and images! in a form that is suita%le for storage in or processing %y a computer Top

D%a+
The *ean of the 9aculty! appointed %y the )ouncil The term 6*ean6! shall include the &rovosts and *irectors of )olleges of the University5 esta%lished pursuant to Section #M of the Griffith University Act 1998)

9or the purpose of research higher degree policies and the professional doctorate policy! includes any delegated person or )ommittee of the 9aculty or )ollege! in which a candidate is enrolled Top

D%/%r*%+&
A student who is made an offer of admission in a program may elect to defer commencement of study in the program for a period of up to one year *eferment is not normally availa%le for Jueensland )ollege of Art or Jueensland )onservatorium programs Top

D%/%rr%( Ass%ss*%+&< D%/%rr%( E0a*i+a&io+


3here a student is prevented from performing an assessment item! such as an e"amination! test! seminar presentation! or other assessment activity scheduled for a particular date! on the grounds of illness! accident! temporary disa%ility! %ereavement or other compassionate circumstances! the student may %e granted deferred assessment or a deferred e"amination Top

D%li'%ry Mo(%
3hen preparing the )ourse Butline! specify the amount of the time devoted to each of the activities to %e undertaken %y students 4e g lectures! tutorials! seminars! practical classes! field placements5 in undertaking a course 9or e"ample! A"> hr lecture or >"A hr tutorials Top

DFAT
*epartment of 9oreign Affairs and Trade Top

D%-%+(a+&s
'eans persons who are una%le to provide full personal care for themselves 4%ecause of age! illness! in?ury or disa%ility! for e"ample5 and who are the responsi%ility of the staff mem%er financially andLor through a family or household relationship 4children! partner! parents! for e"ample5 Top

D%-,&y C3a+c%llor
The *eputy )hancellor of the University! appointed under Section #A of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

D%scri-&io+ o/ &3% Aca(%*ic Pla+


3hen completing the su%mission for a New Academic &lan! provide a one paragraph summary of the character and purpose of the plan Top

D%scri-&io+ o/ &3% Pro)ra*


3hen completing the New &rogram )oncept &roposal or the New &rogram Su%mission! include a one

paragraph summary of the character and purpose of the program Top

D%si)+a&%( P,r-os%
See Section =K of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

DEST
*epartment of 1ducation! Science and Training! a department of the )ommonwealth ,overnment Top

DEST Pro)ra* Ty-% Co(%


A classification of programs %y &lanning and Statistics for the purposes of reporting to *1ST Top

Dir%c&or< Ca*-,s Li/%


The senior staff mem%er in )ampus Cife Top

Disco'%ry
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means any revelation of any information leading to an invention Top

Disco'%ry or I+'%+&io+
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! if a staff mem%er makes a discovery or invention in any of the following circumstances! all intellectual property rights su%sisting in or which may su%sist in any aspect of the discovery or invention including %ut without limiting the generality of such intellectual property rights! the right to %e granted a patent in respect of the discovery or invention shall vest in! and %e the property of the University 4a5 4%5 where the discovery or invention is made in the course of performing the duties normally performed %y that staff mem%erG where the discovery or invention is made in the course of or arising! from any research work or pro?ect utilising any University facility of any kindG or University moniesG or monies donated! granted or allocated %y any person! corporation or statutory %ody to facilitate the conduct or undertaking %y the staff mem%er! of the research work or pro?ectG where the discovery or invention is made %y the staff mem%er whilst a%sent from the University on approved detachment of whatsoever kind! other than a%sences on leave without salaryG where the University specifically commissions a staff mem%er to undertake a pro?ect of any kind! and a discovery or invention is made %y that staff mem%erG or any person working with that staff mem%erG or under that staff mem%erHs direct instructions and control in the course of performing the particular commission Top

4c5 4d5

Dis-osal
The term disposal has two meanings( A The final decision concerning the fate of records *isposal includes( 4a5 keeping all or part of a recordG 4%5 destroying! deleting or migrating a record of part of a recordG and 4c5 a%andoning! transferring! donating or selling a record or part of a record > A program of activities to facilitate the orderly transfer of records from current office space into alternative or archival storage Top

Dis-osal A,&3ori&y
A document issued %y the State Archivist authorising the disposal of pu%lic records .t identifies the retention period! disposal action 4eg retain permanently5 and! as necessary! the preservation and storage re@uirements for specific records series The advantage of preparing a disposal authority is that it allows the orderly! accounta%le and compliant destruction or transfer of records after the appropriate retention period Top

Diss%r&a&io+
Refers to a coherent e"position of a research study in which the research o%?ectives! relationship to other scholarly work! methodology and strategies employed and the results o%tained are identified! analysed and evaluated Top

Doc&or o/ &3% U+i'%rsi&y


Awarded to a person who! in the opinion of )ouncil! has rendered distinguished service to the community or to the University or to a scholarship Top

Doc&oral D%)r%%
A doctoral degree is a program of three or more years of full-time study or part-time e@uivalent! which re@uires the student to make a su%stantial original contri%ution to knowledge through research andLor advanced critical reflection on professional theory and practice for which the *octor of N is awarded Top

Doc&oral L%'%l
*octoral Cevel coursework means either a program of study that is demonstra%ly in advance of masters level study or! where the program of study may also %e taken in a 'asters degree! the program of study deals with material which is at the forefront of academic endeavour in the particular field To %e demonstra%ly in advance of masters courses! the doctoral coursework component should( A5 %e a specially designed doctoral level courseG or >5 contain additional assessment items at doctoral level within a masters courseG or #5 re@uire a higher grade! normally distinction level within a masters course Top

Doc,*%+&
*ocuments are structured units of information recorded in any format and on any medium and managed as discrete units or o%?ects Top

Do+or;s P,r-os%
See Section =K of the Griffith University At 1998 Top

Do,bl% Ma1or
Students may undertake a dou%le ma?or %y completing the re@uirements of two ma?ors Top

Dro- a Co,rs%
The student drops a course %y deleting it from their study program to indicate that they are no longer studying the course Top

D C
.n the conte"t of the &rofessional *octorate &olicy includes the *eputy Fice )hancellor 4Research5 or designated )ommittee of the University which administers this policy and may issue guidelines for its effective administration Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

E//%c&i'% E+rol*%+& Da&%


.f the student is enrolled in the course on the effective enrolment date! the course is retained on the students academic record even if the student su%se@uently withdraws from the course The student is lia%le for fees and charges for all courses in which they are enrolled on the effective enrolment date Top

EFTR
9or the purpose of the Research )entres &olicy! an 19TR is the effective full-time research effort of a staff mem%er A typical academic staff mem%er who spends a third of hisLher time on research has an 19TR of $ ## A staff mem%er who spends A$$< of their time on research has an 19TR of A Top

EFTSU or EFTSL
1@uivalent 9ull-time Student Unit or 1@uivalent 9ull-time Student Coad Terms are used interchangea%ly and are e@uivalent Top

El%c&%( M%*b%r
A mem%er of the )ouncil elected or appointed under Section A; of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

El%c&i'% Co,rs%
A course not specified as %eing mandatory for the award of the degree in the program structure 1lectives are either( specified electives a set of courses specified in the re@uirements of a program or an academic plan ma?or from which students are re@uired to choose a specified num%er to fulfil the re@uirements of the program or planG or non-specified electives students are permitted to select a num%er of courses which are not specified in the program or plan re@uirements in order to fulfil the re@uirements of the program or plan Top

El%c&rical E4,i-*%+&
Any apparatus! appliance! ca%le! conductor! fitting! insulator! material! meter or wire( Used for controlling! generating! supplying! transforming or transmitting electricity at a voltage greater than e"tra lowG or Bperated %y electricity at a voltage greater than e"tra lowG or That is! or forms part of! a cathodic protection system! commonly used to inhi%it corrosion Top

El%c&rical Par&
Refers to( an e"posed partG or an overhead insulated electric line Top

El%c&rical !or2
'eans manufacturing! constructing! installing! testing! maintaining! repairing! altering! removing or replacing electrical e@uipment Top

El%c&ro+ic R%cor(s
1lectronic records are records created! communicated and maintained %y means of electronic e@uipment Top

El%*%+&
Elements includes Schools, Departments, Research Centres, College, Institute, other budget element in which students are enrolled, as well as central administration and support units.

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El%*%+&
This definition applies for the purpose of the Universitys Academic Organisational Tree Maintenance Request Form. Elements include Schools, Departments, Research Centres, College, Institute or other budget element in which students are enrolled. Top

Eli)ibl% P%rso+
9or an entity! means a person whom the entity may elect or appoint as a mem%er Top

E*-loy%%
1mployee includes persons who receive! or are entitled to receive! salary or wages .t e"cludes persons receiving prescri%ed payments or other persons carrying on their own %usiness under a registered %usiness name! company or partnership 9or the purpose of the 9ringe +enefits Assessment Act! this definition has %een e"tended to include former and future employees! as well as persons who receive %enefits %ut no salary or wages Top

E+( o/ S%*%s&%r E0a*i+a&io+ P%rio(


As designated in the Academic )alendar Normally e"tends from Saturday of week A= through weeks A; and AK Top

E+rol< E+rol*%+&
The act of a student accepting an offer of admission and registering for courses which they are undertaking %y carrying out the specified enrolment procedures Top

E+rol*%+& S&a&,s
A student has an active enrolment status when they have accepted an offer of admission to a program! and completed the enrolment procedures and other re@uirements specified %y the University as a condition of enrolment 4See Student Administration &olicy5 A student has an inactive enrolment status if they have notified the University that they are discontinuing their enrolment or taking leave of a%sence! if they withdraw from all courses in a semester and have no courses in a future semester! if they fail to enrol for an academic year! or if the University terminates their enrolment or e"cludes them under a relevant policy A student has a completed enrolment status if they have completed all re@uirements of a program and are eligi%le to graduate Top

E+&%r-ris%
Although commonly descri%ed as a %usiness! includes activities conducted on a regular %asis! a %ody corporate and a corporation solely for the purposes of ,ST Top

E4,i-*%+& R%4,ir%*%+&s
Specify the types of e@uipment or teaching aid each mem%er of the teaching team will re@uire for each of the activities to %e undertaken %y the student e g lectures! tutorials! seminars! practical classes! field placements Top

Es&i*a&%( E+rol*%+&
3hen completing the form! specify the num%er of students e"pected to enrol in this course Top

E0a*i+a&io+ Loca&io+
The location at which an e"amination is conducted which may %e on campus or at an e"ternal off-campus location Top

E0a*i+%r
An academic staff mem%er who is responsi%le for accessing any aspect of a students performance in a course Top

E0c3a+)% A)r%%*%+&
The 1"change Agreement is a formal agreement %etween ,riffith University and an overseas University or e"ternal education provider which must %e approved %y the 2ead of the relevant School and &ro Fice )hancellor of the relevant academic ,roup Top

E0c3a+)% S&,(i%s
Study taken at another University under an e"change agreement %etween ,riffith University and an overseas University Top

E0cl,sio+
A student is e"cluded when the University terminates their enrolment on the grounds of unsatisfactory academic performance 4refer to Academic Standing! &rogression and 1"clusion &olicy5 or academic misconduct 4refer to &olicy on Academic 'isconduct5 or on other grounds specified in other relevant policies A student who is e"cluded is not permitted to attend classes or undertake study in any program of the University or to take study on a non-award %asis within the University Top

E0cl,sio+ $o+%
8=9 The 7e"clusion Pone8! for a person for an electrical part! or for operating plant or a vehicle for an electrical part! means the distance from the part stated for the person! plant or vehicle in Schedule > of the Regulation 8>9 9or applying Schedule > e"clusion distances to a person! the person includes any article of clothing

worn %y the person! and any conductive o%?ect the person is holding or carrying 8?9 9or applying Schedule > e"clusion distances to an a,&3oris%( -%rso+ or i+s&r,c&%( -%rso+ who does not have a safety o%server as re@uired under the schedule! the authorised person or instructed person must %e taken to %e an untrained person 8@9 A reference in Schedule > e"clusion distances to a vehicle does not include a reference toR 4a5 an aircraftG or 4%5 a vehicle that is operating plant Top

E0cl,(%( Ma&%rial
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means all notices! guides! other teaching materials including lecture notes! audio-visual aids! assessment and e"amination instruments! and guides of any kind whatsoever relating to the use of services of any kind whatsoever from time to time offered %y or availa%le at the University! which have %een or will %e prepared %y present! former andLor future staff mem%ers of the University and issued to all or any of the students and staff mem%ers of the University at any time and all official pu%lications which have %een or will %e compiled! edited! and otherwise produced %y present! former andLor future staff mem%ers of the University on %ehalf of the University including %ut without limiting the generality of the foregoing the University )alendar! the University 2and%ook! administrative and procedural hand%ooks and other such documentsG the Annual Report of the UniversityG newspapers and news-sheets! advertisements! reports and su%missions made on %ehalf of the UniversityG and information and promotional %rochures relating to the UniversityG and the term 6e"cluded material6 shall also include any 6computer program6 or any compilation of computer programs written %y any staff mem%er of the University in the course of performing the duties normally performed %y that staff mem%er Top

E0&%r+al Mo(% o/ Co,rs%


A course has an e"ternal offering when there is no re@uirement for on-campus attendance and the teaching delivery involves mailing printed and other forms of teaching materials There may %e some use of internet or other electronic media! %ut the predominant mode of interaction %etween the lecturer and the student is %y postage Top

E0&%r+al Mo(% o/ Pro)ra*


The designation of a program as %eing offered in e"ternal mode indicates that all courses which comprise the program are offered in e"ternal mode such that there is no re@uirement for on-campus attendance Teaching delivery involves mailing printed and other forms of teaching material Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Fail
An assessment grade indicating an inade@uate understanding of the %asic course contentG failure to develop relevant skillsG insufficient evidence of interpretive and analytical a%ilityG and failure to achieve some or all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course Top

Fac,l&y
An academic element of the University! esta%lished %y the )ouncil! comprising one or more Schools The term 69aculty6 includes the Jueensland )ollege of Art and the Jueensland )onservatorium Top

Fac,l&y Ass%ss*%+& Boar(


Responsi%le to the 9aculty +oard for the determination of grades from individual e"aminers! individual student cases! monitoring of results and for the provision of advice on student achievement! in respect of all programs which are the responsi%ility of that 9aculty with the e"ception of higher degrees To view the constitution of the 9aculty +oard! refer to 9aculty )ommittee )onstitutions Top

Fac,l&y Boar(
The )ommittee! chaired %y the *ean! which is responsi%le for the operation of the 9aculty To view the )onstitution of the 9aculty +oard! refer to 9aculty )ommittee )onstitutions Top

Fac,l&y D%a+
The *ean of the 9aculty! appointed %y the )ouncil The term 6*ean6! shall include the &rovosts and *irectors of )olleges of the University5 esta%lished pursuant to Section #M of the Griffith University Act 1998) 9or the purpose of research higher degree policies and the professional doctorate policy! includes any delegated person or )ommittee of the 9aculty or )ollege! in which a candidate is enrolled Top

Fac,l&y R%'i%.
Regular! systematic! independent process of reviewing the current activities and future plans of 9aculties and their constituent elements Top

FBS
9inance and +usiness Services! an office of the University within University Administration Top

FBTAA
,rin$e -enefits #a Assessment Act 198+ Top

FEE6HELP
This is the loan scheme to ena%led fee paying students 4undergraduate and postgraduate5 to defer payment of their tuition fees Top

F%% Payi+) O'%rs%as S&,(%+& /%%


The tuition fee paya%le %y .nternational Students 3hen completing program su%missions! if the program is to %e availa%le to fee paying international students! give 9&BS fees as 9ee )ategory 4%and5! O per year! and O per )& Top

F%% Payi+) Pos&)ra(,a&% Pro)ra* /%%


The tuition fee paya%le %y domestic postgraduate students 3hen completing program su%missions where students will %e paying the 9&&, fee! give program fee as 9ee )ategory 4%and5! O per year! and O per )& Top

Fi%l( o/ E(,ca&io+ Classi/ica&io+ Co(%


All courses are re@uired to %e allocated to the most appropriate 9ield of 1ducation )ode in accordance with the current *1ST re@uirements! using the Australian Standard )lassification of 1ducation The academic owner School may propose the 9ield of 1ducation code for a new course if they so desire The &rogram Accreditation Bfficer in the Academic RegistrarHs Bffice is responsi%le to allocate the 9ield of 1ducation code to all courses! including checking and authorising codes proposed %y Schools Top

Fil%
A file is an organised unit of documents managed as a discrete o%?ect %ecause they deal with the same su%?ect! activity or transaction *ocuments within a file may or may not %e physically stored in the one location Top

Fi+al E0a* Ti*%&abl%


1"am timeta%le pu%lished three weeks prior to the commencement of the end of semester e"amination period Top

Fi+a+c% a+( Pro-%r&y Co**i&&%%


The 9inance and &roperty )ommittee advises the )ouncil on all matters relating to financial policy of the %usiness of the University and the development! maintenance and environmental management of University sites Top

FLAS
9le"i%le Cearning Access Services! a section within the *ivision of .nformation Services Top

Fl%0ibl% L%ar+i+)
All degree programs at ,riffith include some form of we% presence to support student learning these are classified as follows(

'ode A - 3e% Supplemented 4participation on-line is optional for the student5 1nrolled students can access information on units of study that is additional to that availa%le in the UniversityHs calendar or hand%ook The information may include course descriptions and study guides! e"amination information! assessment overview! reading lists and other on-line learning resources The information is used to supplement traditional forms of delivery 'ode + - 3e% *ependent 4participation on- line for each activity descri%ed in 4.5! 4..5 4...5 %elow is a compulsory re@uirement of participation although some face to face component is retained5 4.5 4..5 4...5 Students must use the we% to interact with the education content necessary for study students must use the we% to communicate with staff andL or other students students must use the we% %oth to interact with content and to communicate with staff andLor other students

'ode ) - 9ully Bn-line 4there is no face to face component5 All interactions with staff and students! education content! learning activities! assessment and support services are integrated and delivered on-line Top

Fl%0i Ti*%
9le"i time allows staff to vary their start andLor finish times around the core %usiness hours for their particular area! %y agreement of their immediate supervisor 9le"i time is calculated on the %asis of time for time Top

FNS 6 Fail No Ass%ss*%+& S,b*i&&%(


An assessment grade indicating that the student did not present any work for assessment grade is to %e counted as failure The 9NS Top

FOE
9ield of 1ducation! as in the 9ield of 1ducation )lassification )ode Top

For*a&i'% Ass%ss*%+&
Refers to the process of generating and providing information to students a%out their performance with the specific purpose of helping them to improve 9eed%ack is an important element in formative assessment Strictly speaking! formative assessment is designed to facilitate academic learning and growth while opportunity still e"ists for development to occur Top

FPPG
9ee &aying &ostgraduate! that is! a non-international &ostgraduate Student who pays tuition fees Top

FPOS
9ee &aying Bverseas Student 4o%solete term5 )urrent terminology is 9ee &aying .nternational Students Top

FPUG
9ee-paying undergraduate! that is! a non-international Undergraduate Student who pays tuition fees Top

Fr%4,%+cy o/ I+&a2% &o &3% Pro)ra*


3hen completing the New &rogram )oncept &roposal or New &rogram Su%mission! specify how fre@uently an intake of students will %e admitted to this program 9or e"ample( %iannual - twice in a year! annual - once a year! %iennial - once every two years Top

Fri'olo,s or %0a&io,s Co*-lai+&s


A frivolous matter is a matter that is trivial! e"tremely far-fetched! or not worth serious attention A ve"atious matter is a matter that is reported solely to cause inconvenience to a person or the organisation and is devoid of merit Top

F,ll Lis& o/ Ma1ors


3hen completing a New &rogram Su%mission or 'a?or )hange to &rogram! state the full set of ma?ors availa%le in the program! including the addition of the new ma?or .f any e"isting ma?ors are to %e deleted on addition of the new ma?or! indicate which ma?ors are to %e deleted from the program structure Top

F,ll6&i*% O//%ri+) o/ Pro)ra*


A program is designated as availa%le in a full-time mode when the classes are potentially scheduled over the day and evening! and throughout the week Top

F,ll6&i*% S&,(%+&
A full-time student is one who is enrolled in courses totalling at least :;< of a standard full-time academic load in any semester .n most programs! this will %e a course enrolment load of at least #$)& .n some com%ined degree programs! the minimum enrolment load for full-time academic load may %e greater than #$)& A full-time student normally enrols in courses totalling =$)& in each semester! and a part-time student normally enrols in courses totalling >$)& each semester Top

F,+(i+) So,rc%
To %e specified when completing New &rogram )oncept &roposal or New &rogram Su%mission options are( The

Bperating ,rant 9unded 4i e included in the UniversityHs set of programs covered %y the *1ST

Bperating ,rant! and included in the UniversityHs operating grant %udget allocation to the participating Schools The ma?ority of students in these programs are 21)S lia%le5G

fee paying postgraduate program 49&&,5 industry fundedG contract fundedG 9&BS status where the program is availa%le only to international fee-paying students Top

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GAET
,riffith Awards for 1"cellence in Teaching Top

G%+%ral S&a//
Staff of the University! other than academic staff Top

GFLS
,riffith 9le"i%le Cearning Services 4an o%solete term5! refer to 9le"i%le Cearning and Access Services Top

Gol( Coas& Coll%)%


The ,old )oast )ollege of ,riffith University Top

Goo( Aca(%*ic S&a+(i+)


An undergraduate student must maintain a ,&A of at least # $ and a postgraduate student must maintain a ,&A of at least # ; Top

Goo(s a+( S%r'ic%s Ta0 8GST9


An indirect! %road-%ased consumption ta" implemented A 0uly >$$$ The ta" applies to supplies for consideration! %y a registered enterprise operating in Australia! unless the supply is specifically classified as ,ST-9ree or .nput Ta"ed Top

Go'%r+*%+& GaA%&&%
The official State ,overnment weekly pu%lication which details &roclamations! Brders-in-)ouncil! Notices! Statutory .nstruments! 'inisterial Alterations! &u%lic Service Facancies and Appointments! 3ills and .ntestate 1states! etc Bn occasions! separate 1"traordinary ,aPettes are issued for particular

emergency occurrences Top

Go'%r+or i+ Co,+cil
A term synonymous with 1"ecutive )ouncil! and the authority %y which 1"ecutive )ouncil decisions are promulgated Top

GPA
,rade &oint Average! see )alculation of ,rade &oint Average Top

Gra(%s
Students results in courses are recorded using the following grades The description that accompanies each grade is given as a guideline to assist compara%ility across the University! %ut these descriptions must %e interpreted within the conte"t of each course 2igh *istinction 42* )omplete and comprehensive understanding of the course contentG development of relevant skills to a comprehensive levelG demonstration of an e"tremely high level of interpretative and analytical a%ility and intellectual initiativeG and achievement of all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course Fery high level of understanding of the course contentG development of relevant skills to a very high levelG demonstration of a very high level of interpretive and analytical a%ility and intellectual initiativeG and achievement of all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course 2igh level of understanding of course contentG development of relevant skills to a high levelG demonstration of a high level of interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement of all ma?or o%?ectives of the courseG some minor o%?ectives fully achieved Ade@uate understanding of most of the %asic course contentG development of relevant skills to a satisfactory levelG ade@uate interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement of all ma?or o%?ectives of the courseG some minor o%?ectives not achieved Successful completion of a course assessed on a passLfail %asis! indicating satisfactory understanding of course contentG satisfactory development of relevant skillsG satisfactory interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement in all ma?or o%?ectives of the course .nade@uate understanding of the %asic course contentG failure to develop relevant skillsG insufficient evidence of interpretive and analytical a%ilityG and failure to achieve some or all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course

*istinction 4*5

)redit 4)5

&ass 4&5

Non-graded &ass 4N,&5

9ail 495

Bther grades that may %e awarded are( &ass )onceded 4&)5 3here a student has not achieved a passing grade %ut has demonstrated a level of performance that is close to that of a passing grade! the 9aculty Assessment +oard may award a grade of &ass )onceded in order to facilitate student progress through a program The grade of &ass )onceded does not satisfy prere@uisite re@uirements *id not present any work for assessment! to %e counted as failure

9ail No Assessment

Su%mitted 49NS5 3ithdraw with 9ailure 4395 )ancelled enrolment in the course after the final date for withdrawal without failure Top

Gra(,a&% C%r&i/ica&%
The ,raduate )ertificate is a program of one semester of full-time study or part-time e@uivalent! designed to e@uip graduates with specialised knowledge and skills following an undergraduate program or relevant prior work e"perience! and to prepare graduates for further postgraduate study! for which the University grants the award of ,raduate )ertificate in N Top

Gra(,a&% Di-lo*a
The ,raduate *iploma is a program of two semesters 4one year5 of full-time study or part-time e@uivalent designed to provide ongoing professional development and to prepare graduates for further postgraduate study! for which the University grants the award of ,raduate *iploma of N Top

Gra(,a&% O,&co*%s
3hen completing the New &rogram Su%mission! include a %rief description 4one paragraph5 of the e"pected knowledge and skills of the graduates 3here relevant! refer to the employment fieldLs and anticipated professional recognition of the program The University! in conferring the degree! certifies that the graduate has demonstrated a wide range of attri%utes and skills such as the following( a%ility to %e responsi%le and accounta%le for oneHs own actions and those of othersG a%ility to identify and solve pro%lemsG a%ility to initiate and innovateG a%ility to manage and negotiate in accord with professional ethicsG a%ility to understand a range of computer applicationsG a%ility to undertake own professional developmentG achievement oriented approach to workG a demonstrated depth of understanding of the knowledge %ase4s5underpinning the programG conceptual and analytical skillsG fle"i%ility and adapta%ility in their method of workingG oral and written communication skills of a standard accepta%le for a professional or a managerG skills to manage and organise themselves! their workloads and those of othersG skills to plan! supervise! and organise the output of othersG skills to undertake research with some creativity or commercial awarenessG and skills to work effectively as a leader or as a mem%er of a team Top

Gr%%+ Pa-%r
A ,overnment document detailing a proposed future policy which does not commit the ,overnment to a course of action %ut serves as a %asis for discussion Top

Gri//i&3 I+s&i&,&% /or Hi)3%r E(,ca&io+ 6 GIHE


,riffith .nstitute for 2igher 1ducation! an academic element of the University The .nstitute provides professional development programs and services to academic staff at ,riffith University Top

Gri//i&3 U+i'%rsi&y I+&%r+a&io+al C%+&r%


The Bffice of ,riffith University responsi%le for the recruitment and management of international students and the management of other international activities Top

Gro,- Ass%ss*%+&
An assessment item that is completed %y a group of students Top

GSF
,eneral Services 9ee Top

GST
See ,oods and Services Ta" Top

GST6Fr%% S,--li%s
,ST-9ree supplies are specifically identified in the Cegislation! and mean that the supplier cannot charge ,ST on the supply! %ut the supplier is entitled to claim credits for the ,ST paya%le on its %usiness inputs relating to that supply Top

GUGSA
,riffith University ,eneral Staff Association Top

GUIDE
&revious term that referred to %oth )ontent )oordinator 4)ontent ,U.*15 and )ontent &u%lisher 4Technical ,U.*15 ,U.*1 was originally an acronym for ,riffith University .nternet *evelopment 1"pediter

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GUTG
,riffith University Teaching ,rants Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

HaAar(
Any thing that has the potential to cause harm 4in?ury or damage5 Top

HD 5 Hi)3 Dis&i+c&io+
An assessment grade indicating a complete and comprehensive understanding of the course contentG development of relevant skills to a comprehensive levelG demonstration of an e"tremely high level of interpretative and analytical a%ility and intellectual initiativeG and achievement of all ma?or and minor o%?ectives of the course Top

H%a( o/ Coll%)%
The senior staff mem%er in each Residential )ollege Top

H%a( o/ El%*%+&
Heads of Elements are the relevant Heads of Schools, Heads of Departments, Directors of Centres, Directors in central administration and support units. Top

HECS
2igher 1ducation )ontri%ution Scheme! a scheme of the )ommonwealth ,overnment %y which students contri%ute to the cost of their education Now known as Student )ontri%ution )harge Top

HECS Ba+(
There are three 21)S %ands which specify the amount of 21)S charged for each course The 21)S %and for a course is derived automatically from the 9ield of 1ducation code Bnce assigned! the 9ield of 1ducation code and the 21)S %and for a course may not %e changed without the approval of the Academic Registrar Top

HECS6HELP
This is the loan scheme to ena%le )ommonwealth supported students to defer payment of their Student )ontri%ution )harge

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HECS L%)isla&io+
The )ommonwealth ,overnment legislation which prescri%es the operation of the 2igher 1ducation )ontri%ution Scheme Top

HECS Liabl%
.ndicates a student who is re@uired to pay 21)S 42igher 1ducation )ontri%ution Scheme5! or a program in which non-international students are re@uired to pay 21)S Top

HEFA
.i$her Education ,undin$ Act Top

Hi)3%r E(,ca&io+ A.ar(


2as the meaning given %y the .i$her Education (General /rovisions) Act 1990 Top

Ho*% Ca*-,s
The campus at which the course is taughtG the campus to which the program is linked %ecause the ma?ority of courses are taught at that campus 3here a course is offered %y e"ternal mode or internet mode! the home campus is the home campus of the School responsi%le for the course The campuses of the University are(,)- ,old )oast C, - Cogan ', - 't ,ravatt NA Nathan S+ - South +ank BS - Bff-Shore Top

Ho+o,rs Classi/ica&io+s
2onours may %e awarded with classifications( 9irst )lass! Second )lass *ivision A! Second )lass *ivision +G Third class Top

Ho+o,rs Co,rs%
.n the conte"t of the &olicy on the use of Undergraduate )ourses in &ostgraduate &rograms! refers to an amount of academic work! normally at least A$)&! for which a grade is awarded! in honours degree programs which are offered %y the University in the form of an additional full-time year of study 4or e@uivalent5 following the completion of a %achelors degree Top

Ho+o,rs i+ Fo,r or Mor% #%ars Bac3%lors D%)r%%s


The award of honours in a four or more year program is made on the %asis of meritorious performance in the standard program or on the %asis of a differentiated program of study Top

Ho+o,rs i+ Mas&%rs Pro)ra*s


'asters degrees may %e awarded with 2onours to designate meritous performance The conditions under which 2onours may %e awarded are prescri%ed in the &olicy for the Award of 'asters *egrees other than the 'aster of &hilosophy Top

Ho+o,rs Pro)ra*s I+'ol'i+) A((i&io+al #%ar o/ S&,(y


Refers to honours degree programs which are offered %y the University in the form of an additional fulltime year of study 4or e@uivalent5 following the completion of a %achelors degree program Top

HOS
2ead of School! the academic staff so designated %y the )ouncil Top

Hos& I+s&i&,&io+
The institution hosts students accepted for a program of study to %e credited towards their ,riffith &rogram Top

Hos& El%*%+&
This is the element which is responsi%le for organising the program .t is normally a School! %ut where a group of Schools ?ointly run the program and the position of &rogram )onvenor rotates amongst those Schools! a 9aculty may %e the 2ost 1lement Top

Hos& Sc3ool

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HREOC
2uman Rights and 1@ual Bpportunity )ommission The federal %ody appointed to resolve! amongst other things! issues related to harassment or discrimination under any of the relevant )ommonwealth legislation Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

I+co*-a&ibl%
3here two or more courses have sufficient overlap %etween their content that the student is not permitted to receive credit for more than one of the courses Top

ICTS
.nformation / )ommunication Technology Services Top

IEIS Tra'%l Gra+&


The .1.S Travel ,rant is a financial award paid to an eligi%le ,riffith student .1.S grants are awarded to eligi%le students participating in the .nternational Student 1"change &rogram! .nternship! or SchoolApproved overseas e"perience Top

I+/or*a&io+
A collection of data in any form which is maintained %y an 1lement or person! and which may %e transmitted! manipulated and stored %y the information system Top

I+/or*a&io+ Ass%&s
.ncludes documents! files! electronic data! and the software or systems and networks on which the information is stored! processed and communicated Top

I+-,&6Ta0%( S,--li%s
.nput-Ta"ed supplies are specifically identified in the Cegislation! and mean that the supplier cannot charge ,ST on the supply! and is also una%le to claim input ta" credits for the ,ST paya%le on %usiness inputs that relate to that supply Top

INS
*ivision of .nformation Services Top

I+s&r,c&%( P%rso+
A person acting under the supervision of an authoriPed person Top

I+&%)ri&y
Safeguarding the accuracy and completeness of information and processing methods Top

I+&%ll%c&,al Pro-%r&y Ri)3&s


.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means the rights protected %y( #he &o!yri$ht Act 19+8 in respect of any work in which copyright su%sists or any su%?ect matter under &art .F of the &o!yri$ht Act 19+8 in which copyright su%sistsG or any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to copyrightG The #rade 1ar)s Act 199* in respect of any trade mark for the purposes of that ActG or any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to trade marksG #he 2e$istered Desi$ns Act 193+ in respect of any design @ualifying for registration under that ActG or any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to designsG #he &ircuit 4ayouts Act 1989 in respect of any 1C rights for the purposes of that ActG or any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to 1C rightsG /lant 5ariety 2i$hts Act 1986 in respect of any plant variety rights for the purposes of that ActG or any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to plant variety rights Top

I+&%+si'% Mo(%
A course may %e offered in intensive mode indicating that the teaching activities are conducted in a specific! short period or periods! within a standard semester or %etween semesters Top

I+&%r+a&io+al S&,(%+& E0c3a+)% Pro)ra*


&rogram of study taken at another University under an e"change agreement %etween ,riffith University and an overseas University Top

I+&%r+%& Mo(%
The designation of a program as %eing offered in internet mode indicates that all courses which comprise the program are offered in internet mode such that there is no re@uirement for on-campus attendance All interactions %etween lecturers and students! the delivery of teaching resources and the lodging of assessment items! is conducted via the internet Top

I+&%r+al Pro)ra* Tra+s/%r


3here a student currently enrolled in a program applies to change to another program An application to change program is approved only where the applicant satisfies all the conditions for admission and would have %een made an offer of admission in the most recent or current admission period Top

IELTS
.nternational 1nglish Canguage Testing System Top

ISLPR
.nternational Second language &roficiency Ratings Top

ISP
.nternet Service &rovider Top

ITAB
.ndustry Training Advisory +oard! an e"ternal organisation under the auspices of the Australian National Training Authority 4ANTA5 Top

I+'%+&io+
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means invention as defined in Section # of the /atents Act 1993 Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

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La+(
Cand and %uildings owned %y or under the control of the University Top

La&% A(( F%%


A fee charged to the student who seeks! and is given approval! to add a course to their study program after the last date to add a course! as specified in Ta%le A of the Student Administration &olicy The value of the fee is specified in Schedule , of the 9ees and )harges &olicy Top

L%a'% o/ Abs%+c%
A student may notify the University of intention to discontinue enrolment and may at the same time re@uest leave of a%sence for a period of up to four semesters! indicating an intention to return to study at the end of the period Top

L%)isla&io+
+ills passed %y the &arliament! which as Acts %ecome the States laws Top

L%+)&3 F,ll6Ti*%
3hen completing the New &rogram Su%mission! include the length of the full-time program in standard! two semester years .f the program is not offered in standard full-time semesters! indicate its length in e@uivalent standard full-time semesters Top

Li'% !or2
1lectrical work performed in circumstances in which some or all of the electrical e@uipment the su%?ect of the electrical work is energised Top

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Maili+) A((r%ss
Students are re@uired to provide a relia%le mailing address for correspondence with the University Students are responsi%le for ensuring that the mailing address held in the University Student System is the correct and current mailing address for them Top

Mai+&%+a+c% !or2
'aintenance work is actions necessary for retaining an item or asset in! or restoring it to! its original condition Top

Maiso+ K%yi+)
'aison keying is where a service level key is a%le to open the key coded door it is designated for as well as one or more other service level keyed doors Top

Ma1or
A se@uence of courses of at least K$)& which develop a particular academic theme A ma?or may include a com%ination of first! second! third and where appropriate! fourth year courses A ma?or must include at least A$)& of final year courseLs 9or information a%out dou%le ma?or refer to *ou%le ma?or A 'a?or is one type of Academic &lan 9or information a%out academic plans refer to Academic &lan Top

Ma1or Ass%ss*%+& I&%*


.s one that is worth >$< or more of the total assessment for the course Top

Ma1or C3a+)% &o a Pro)ra*


A change to a program is deemed to %e ma?or when more than #$< of the program structure and or content is undergoing a change Top

Ma+,/ac&,ri+) !or2
'anufacturing work means the work of assem%ly! fa%rication! installation! maintenance! manufacturing! refur%ishment or repair! %ut does not include work that is class A work Top

Mas&%rs D%)r%%
The masters degree is a program of at least two semesters 4one year5 of full-time study or part-time e@uivalent designed to provide enhancement of specific professional or vocational skills and to e@uip graduates with in depth understanding in a specific area of knowledge! for which the University grants the award of 'aster of N Top

Mas&%rs D%)r%%s o&3%r &3a+ &3% Mas&%r o/ P3iloso-3y


This term refers to all masters degrees of the University with the e"ception of the 'aster of &hilosophy 4'&hil5 This term refers to the following( 'asters degrees awarded with 2onours! 'asters degrees awarded with *istinction! )oursework masters degrees! 'asters degrees which include research components! 'asters degrees %y research named other than the 'aster of &hilosophy! Top

Mas&%r o/ P3iloso-3y
The 'aster of &hilosophy is awarded for the successful completion of a program of research at the 'asters level administrated in accordance with the 'aster of &hilosophy rules as specified in the Research 2igher *egree &olicy Top

Mas&%rs .i&3 Dis&i+c&io+


'asters *egrees may %e awarded with distinction to designate the meritorious performance of a graduate in a masters degree program Top

Ma0i*,* P%rio( /or Co*-l%&i+) Pro)ra*


The Student Administration &olicy specifies the ma"imum period for satisfying the re@uirements for completion of a program The period refers to elapsed calendar years starting from the year in which credit was first achieved in the program and is inclusive of periods of leave of a%sence! discontinuance or e"clusion Top

MCEET#A
'inisterial )ouncil on 1ducation! 1mployment! Training and South Affairs! a national organisation Top

M%(al /or O,&s&a+(i+) S%r'ic%


An honour awarded to any mem%er of the staff of the University or any other person who has provided e"ceptional service to the University Top

M%(ia&or
A mediator is a neutral third person! skilled in the facilitation of conflict that! with the agreement of the parties to the grievance! is assigned to assist in the resolution process Top

M%*b%r
A mem%er of the )ouncil! as prescri%ed in Section A> of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

Mi+or
A %achelors degree may include a minor which is a se@uence of courses of at least #$)& 4%ut less than K$)&5 which develop a particular academic theme A minor is a specific type of academic plan Top

Misc%lla+%o,s S&,(y
Non-award students undertaking one or more individual courses of their own choosing Top

Mo(% A 6 !%b S,--l%*%+&%(


A categorisation of the e"tent of on-line teaching and learning strategies in a course or courses 'ode A indicates that participation on-line is optional for the student 1nrolled students can access information on units of study that is additional to that availa%le in the UniversityHs calendar or hand%ook The information

may include course descriptions and study guides! e"amination information! assessment overview! reading lists and other on-line learning resources The information is used to supplement traditional forms of delivery Top

Mo(% B 6 !%b D%-%+(a+&


A categorisation of the e"tent of on-line teaching and learning strategies in a course or courses 'ode + indicates that participation on- line for each activity descri%ed in 4.5! 4..5 4...5 %elow is a compulsory re@uirement of participation although some face to face component is retained 4.5 4..5 4...5 Students must use the we% to interact with the education content necessary for study students must use the we% to communicate with staff andL or other students students must use the we% %oth to interact with content and to communicate with staff andLor other students Top

Mo(% C 6 F,lly O+6li+%


A categorisation of the e"tent of on-line teaching and learning strategies in a course or courses 'ode ) indicates that there is no face-to-face component All interactions with staff and students! education content! learning activities! assessment and support services are integrated and delivered on-line Top

Mo(% o/ D%li'%ry

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Na&io+al Q,ali/ica&io+s Fra*%.or2 8NQF9


NJ9 provides a comprehensive! nationally consistent yet fle"i%le framework for all @ualifications in postcompulsory education and training The 9ramework was introduced Australia-wide on A 0anuary AMM; The NJ9 recognises that the schools sector! vocational education and training sector and higher education sector each have industry and institutional linkages! it connects these in a coherent single framework incorporating @ualification levels! titles and guidelines Top

Na&,ral J,s&ic%
*ecision makers must act fairly and without any actual or perceived %ias A person is innocent until proven guilty 0ustice delayed is ?ustice denied

&ersons should have an opportunity to present their views and responds to any adverse material &eople should know the origin of evidence against them

All parties to a decision should have an opportunity to put their case and all relevant arguments considered %efore a decision is made Top

N%ar Miss
An incident which could have caused serious %odily in?ury or e"tensive damage to property! %ut in the particular case did not These are recorded so that steps can %e taken to prevent a recurrence where in?ury or damage may occur Top

N%)a&i'% S%r'ic% I+(ica&or


A Negative Service .ndicator prevents a student from receiving certain services such as Academic Results! Academic Transcript! ,raduation and enrolling in future semesters Top

N%s&%( Pro)ra*s
&rograms contained within another program as entry andLor e"it points! e g ( ,)ert +us Admin ,dip +us Admin '+A ,raduate )ertificate in +usiness Administration 4=$)&5 ,raduate *iploma of +usiness Administration 4I$)&5 'aster of +usiness Administration 4A>$)&5 listed as %oth an entry or e"it point within the '+A nested as an e"it point within the '+A

3hen preparing a New &rogram Su%mission! for suites of related programs! such as nested programs! a separate &rogram Summary Report is to %e completed for each program code Top

N%&.or2s
.ncludes communication capa%ility that allows one user or system to connect to another user or system Top

NFROT
National 9ramework for the Recognition of Training Top

NGP 6 No+6)ra(%( Pass


An assessment grade indicating successful completion of a course assessed on a passLfail %asis! indicating satisfactory understanding of course contentG satisfactory development of relevant skillsG satisfactory interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement in all ma?or o%?ectives of the course Top

No*i+a&io+
The process %y which a person applies to %ecome a candidate for an election Top

No+6A.ar(
The generic term indicating all students enrolled in individual courses who are not proceeding towards the award of a degree Top

No+6A.ar( S&,(y
The generic term indicating programs of study which do not lead to the award of a degree Top

No+ !or26R%la&%( I+1,ry or Ill+%ss


.s where the staff mem%er sustains an in?uryLillness and is not eligi%le to claim workers compensation Top

Nor* bas%( ass%ss*%+&


Refers to the process of ?udging and grading student achievement according to how well a student has performed in relation to other students in the cohort )omparisons are made! implicitly or e"plicitly! as to the relative performances of students and grades awarded accordingly +ecause each cohort of students typically e"hi%its a range of achievements! the highest grade designations are awarded to the %est performing students! the ne"t highest grades to students whose performance is lower than for the %est students! and so on Alternative term( Norm-referenced assessment The term normative is also sometimes used! %ut is not recommended %ecause of its normal dictionary meaning of signifying a standard of correctness in! for e"ample! speech! custom or %ehaviour Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

OCBAHS
Bff )ampus and Assignment 2andling Services Top

O//6s3or% loca&io+
A program which is offered at a physical location outside of Australia Top

O//%r o/ A(*issio+
9ollowing the assessment of an application for admission to a program! an offer of admission is made to each successful applicant

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O//ic% !or2
Bffice work means office-related work Top

O//icial M%*b%r
A person who is an official mem%er of the )ouncil under Section A# of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

O//icial Tra//ic Si)+


2as the meaning given %y the #raffic Act 19'9 Top

OFM
Bffice of 9acilities 'anagement! an administrative Bffice within University Administration Top

OLA
Bpen Cearning Australia Top

O*b,(s*a+
Bfficially titled &arliamentary )ommissioner for Administrative .nvestigations! the Bm%udsman is appointed %y the &arliament to investigate grievances on %ehalf of the pu%lic against the actions of State ,overnment departments! local and statutory authorities and their officers! and report to the legislature! The term and role originated from Sweden Top

OP 5 O'%rall Posi&io+
The tertiary admission score given to Jueensland Sear A> students Top

O-%ra&i+) Cos& M%&3o(


The ta"a%le value using the operating method is %ased on the total cost of operating the car during the 9+T year! reduced %y the proportion attri%uted to %usiness Note that the operating cost methods re@uires that the operating costs of your vehicle and the amount of %usinessLprivate kilometres travelled are readily availa%le This re@uired the maintenance of a log%ook for a period of A> weeks per 9+T assessment year Top

O-%ra&io+al E+'iro+*%+&
The information systems area where information processing is carried out

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Or(%r i+ Co,+cil
9ormerly a decree of the sovereign! it is now an order made %y the ,overnor in )ouncil in respect to governmental matters of ma?or significance 4appointments! financial details! town plans! etc5 Top

OS6H%l- Loa+
Bverseas 2igher 1ducation Coan &rogram A loan paid to an eligi%le student as per the BS-21C& Statement of Terms and )onditions pu%lished %y *1ST Top

O&3%r Sc3ools .i&3 Ma1or T%ac3i+) Co+&rib,&io+s


3hen completing the New &rogram )oncept &roposal or the New &rogram Su%mission! indicate schools other than the host element which make significant contri%utions to the program content! for e"ample Q>$< of the program Top

O&3%r.is% D%(,c&ibl% R,l%


The ta"a%le value of an e"pense payment fringe %enefit may %e reduced %y that proportion of the e"pense that the employee would have %een entitled to claim a once only income ta" deduction for if they had not %een paid or reim%ursed %y the University This is in accordance with section >= 49+TAA5 9or the otherwise deducti%le rule to apply the following two conditions must %e satisfied( .f the employees e"pense was NBT incurred e"clusively in the course of performing employment activities The employee must provide an 1"pense &ayment +enefit *eclaration setting out details of the e"pense and the e"tent to which it would have %een ta" deducti%le to the employee The University must %e provided with receipts and invoices regarding the e"penditure Top

OTS
Bffice of Technical Services Top

O,&r%ac3
1ncompasses all of the Universitys activities 4e g school liaison! %rochures! %ridging courses! counselling and guidance services5 which are designed to make people award of their opportunities to enter higher education! whether directly from secondary school or after leaving school Top

O.+%r
The owner of a vehicle! includes the person registered as the owner of the vehicle under 4a5 the #rans!ort 7nfrastructure (2oads) Act 1991G or

4%5 the corresponding law of another State or Territory Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Par&6&i*% O//%ri+) o/ Pro)ra*


A program is designated as %eing offered in a part-time mode where the courses which comprise the program are offered in a se@uence and are timeta%led in such a manner that a student in full-time employment can undertake the program with an average load of >$)& per semester and complete the program in twice the standard program length Top

Par&6&i*% S&,(%+&
A part-time student is one who is enrolled in courses totalling less than :;< of a standard full-time academic load in any semester .n most programs! a course enrolment load of less than #$)& will constitute part-time academic load A full-time student normally enrols in courses totalling =$)& in each semester! and a part-time student normally enrols in courses totalling >$)& each semester Top

P 6 Pass
An assessment grade indicating an ade@uate understanding of most of the %asic course contentG development of relevant skills to a satisfactory levelG ade@uate interpretive and analytical a%ility and achievement of all ma?or o%?ectives of the courseG some minor o%?ectives not achieved Top

Parlia*%+&ary Co,+s%l
A %ody of legal officers who draft or prepare the +ill format of proposals for new laws Top

Pa&%+&
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means standard and petty patents within the meaning of the /atents Act 1993! or of any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to patents or patenta%le su%?ect matter Top

Pa&3.ays
3ays to gain access 4entrance to University5 to a program of study in order to achieve particular @ualifications Top

PC 6 Pass Co+c%(%(
An assessment grade used as follows 3here a student has not achieved a passing grade %ut has demonstrated a level of performance that is close to that of a passing grade! the 9aculty Assessment +oard may award a grade of &ass )onceded in order to facilitate student progress through a program

The grade of &ass )onceded does not satisfy prere@uisite re@uirements Top

PEA
&ortals and 1lectronic Access Top

P%%r Ass%ss*%+&
An assessment item that is completed %y a student and is assessed %y fellow students Top

PELS
&ost-graduate 1ducation Coans Scheme offers loans funded %y the government to assist postgraduate students Top

P%r Di%* allo.a+c%


&er *iem means an allowance paid to a person! the amount of which is deemed to %e reasona%le in accordance with rates prescri%ed %y the ATB Refer ATB Ruling TR >$$AL= for the reasona%le allowance amounts for the >$$AL>$$> income year or contact the Universitys Ta" )ompliance Bfficer or the 9inancial Accountant Top

P3ysical S%c,ri&y
The measures used to provide physical protection of resources against deli%erate and accidental threats Top

Pla)iaris*
Tnowingly presenting the work or property of another person as if it were ones own &lagiarism is a form of Academic 'isconduct Top

Pla++%( Ar&ic,la&io+
Applies to relatively common progression from one post-secondary @ualification to another at different or the same level A planned articulation arrangement involves a specifically approved pathway for progression from one designated award course to another and usually involves agreement on the amount of credit to %e awarded Top

Pla++i+) T%a*
The &lanning Team for the development of a new program is nominated as part of the New &rogram Su%mission The &lanning Team includes representatives from all 9acultiesLSchool which are e"pected to teach in the program! at least one person e"ternal to the University 4who is not a mem%er of another University5! and at least one person from another 9aculty All 9aculties which have an interest in the

areas of the proposed program or who have e"pertise in areas which are related to the proposed program must %e represented on the planning team .t is a re@uirement that a convenor of the &lanning Team %e nominated Top

Por&/olio
A presentation of student work according to structured re@uirements! for the purpose of admission to a visual! performing or creative arts program Top

Posi&i'% S%r'ic% I+(ica&or


A &ositive Service .ndicator designates that special services are provided to a student such as a scholarship Top

Pos&)ra(,a&%
Refers to a program of study descri%ed as( 2igher *octorate *octorate %y research *octorate %y coursework 'asters %y research 'asters %y coursework ,raduate *iploma ,raduate )ertificate

or other award program of the University designated as postgraduate Top

Pos&)ra(,a&% Pro)ra*
.n the conte"t of the &olicy on the use of Undergraduate )ourses in &ostgraduate &rograms! refers to programs leading to the award of ,raduate )ertificate! ,raduate *iploma! 'asters *egree or *octoral *egree Top

Pos&)ra(,a&% S&,(%+& S%r'ic% C%+&r%


An office providing admission! enrolment! in@uiry and other support services to postgraduate students on a particular campus )lick here for contact details Top

Pos&6r%)is&ra&io+ Pro)ra*
A &rogram designed for persons who have already satisfied the re@uirements for registration with a particular professional %ody These programs provide advanced study! specialised skills! or professional updating for @ualified professionals

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Pos&6s%co+(ary Q,ali/ica&io+s
Refers to the following @ualifications in the National Jualifications framework(( Focational 1ducation / Training Sector Advanced *iploma *iploma )ertificate .F )ertificate ... )ertificate .. )ertificate . 2igher 1ducation Sector *octoral *egree 'asters *egree ,raduate *iploma ,raduate )ertificate +achelors *egree Advanced *iploma *iploma Top

Prac&ical E0-%ri%+c% Co*-o+%+&


A component of a program which satisfies all the following criteria( the component generates credit which counts towards a programHs total credit re@uirementsG it is undertaken in an organisation other than the UniversityG it involves regular and planned supervision and instruction of the studentG the supervision and instruction is undertaken %y a University staff mem%er or %y a person funded %y the UniversityG it involves the use of skills and knowledge ac@uired in course work undertaken within the UniversityG

&ractical e"perience components are not classified as work e"perience in industry Top

Pr%6i+1,ry:Ill+%ss D,&i%s
)onsist of all the duties usually performed %y the staff mem%er in their su%stantive position! and the usual hours worked Top

Pr%li*i+ary E0a* Ti*%&abl%


1"am timeta%le released to students four weeks prior to the end of semester e"amination period for consultation purposes The final e"am timeta%le is released following feed%ack on the preliminary e"am timeta%le Top

Pr%6r%)is&ra&io+ Pro)ra*
A program designed to ena%le students to satisfy the re@uirements for registration a particular professional %ody Top

Pr%6r%4,isi&% /or A(*issio+


Specific knowledge or @ualifications which must %e satisfied %y an applicant in order to %e selected for admission Top

Pr%6r%4,isi&% Co,rs%
A pre-re@uisite course is a course which must %e completed! and for which a specified minimum grade must %e o%tained %efore another specified course may %e commenced Top

Pr%s%r'a&io+
&rocesses and operations involved in ensuring the technical and intellectual survival of authentic records through time Top

Prior6ass,*%( Co,rs%
A prior-assumed course is a course the content of which it is assumed a student has mastered %efore commencing a second course! %ut which is not a pre-re@uisite Top

Prior L%ar+i+)
9or the purposes of granting credit! prior learning refers to( formal study undertaken in recognised tertiary institutions in Australia! including universities! colleges! TA91 and other post-secondary education institutions Bverseas institutions will %e recognised to the e"tent to which they are considered to %e e@uivalent to particular types of Australian institutionsG programs provided %y recognised professional %odies! employers and other authorities! where appropriate certification is availa%le! and demonstra%le e"pertise and relevant e"perience Top

and may e"tend under certain conditions to(

Procla*a&io+
Traditionally the sovereigns responsi%ility! proclamations are issued %y the ,overnor and cover declarations of a state of emergency! the commencement of legislation or dealings in )rown Cand Top

Pro/%ssor E*%ri&,s
A title that can %e conferred for distinguished service on a mem%er of academic staff! who has served five years at the level of professor! on their retirement or resignation Top

Pro)ra*
A program is an approved course of study leading to an award of the University A student is admitted to

a program! and on successful completion of all program re@uirements is awarded the degree to which the program relates 9or Research 2igher *egree &olicy and the &rofessional *octorate &olicy! 6&rogram6 means the program of study and the research component undertaken during the period of candidature Top

Pro)ra* Ca&alo),%

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Pro)ra* Co(%
The program code is a field in the Student System which is allocated %y the &rogram 'aintainer on delegated authority from the Academic Registrar in accordance with the approved methodology for program codes The program code is a four digit numeric code nAn> n# n= where nA is the program level digit! where A +achelors degree > 2onours 4end on5 # ,raduate )ertificate or e@uivalent = ,raduate *iploma or e@uivalent ; 'asters K *octorate : 2igher *octorate I Su%-+achelors 4e g *iploma! )ertificate5 M Non-award 4e g 'iscellaneous! )ontinuing 1ducation5 n>n# n= are se@uential digits assigned to provide a uni@ue code Top

Pro)ra* Co+'%+or
The &rogram )onvenor is the Academic staff mem%er so designated %y the 9aculty +oard that is responsi%le for the program 4Refer to Role of &rogram )onvenor 5 Top

Pro)ra* Pr%6r%4,isi&%s
Specific re@uirements an applicant must satisfy to %e considered for entry to a particular program This may include Sear A> su%?ects completed to a specified level of achievement! a folio or audition! employment! or a completed @ualification such as a diploma Top

Pro)ra* R%4,ir%*%+&s
The set of academic re@uirements which need to %e attained in order for the award associated with the program to %e conferred as approved %y Academic )ommittee Top

Pro)ra* S&a+(ar( L%+)&3


The standard length of a program is the num%er of standard academic years! consisting of two semesters re@uired for a student undertaking a full-time academic load to complete the academic re@uirements of the program Top

Pro)ra* S&r,c&,r%
The program structure is the detailed description of the content of the program! the terms of courses! academic plans! electives and other elements! listed in terms of years and semester of offer 3hen completing the New &rogram Su%mission! provide a summary of the structure of each year of the program! giving core components! ma?ors! specialist streams! etc! %ut not down to the detail of the individual courses Top

Pro)ra* Ti&l%
The full program title e g The +achelor of Arts in Asian and .nternational Studies &rogram titles should not e"ceed A>$ characters 9or %achelors and masters degrees! the preference is for a generic title 4+achelor of ArtsL+achelor of ScienceL+achelor of 1ngineering5 2owever the name of a specific area of study may %e included in the title! e g +achelor of Arts in 'odern Asian StudiesG and in instances where a program consists of a particular option added on to the %ase program! it may %e titled as follows( +achelor of Science with Aviation +achelor of 1ducation - &rimary &rotocols for program titles are set out in Awards! Nomenclature and A%%reviations Top

Proo/ o/ I(%+&i&y Doc,*%+&s


.nclude drivers licence! %irth certificate! passport! credit card! %ank statement! rates notice! and electoral card Top

Pro-%r&y
.ncludes income from property and a part or residue of the property Top

Pro'isio+al Cr%(i&
Applies to a University commitment to grant credit for prior learning su%?ect to prescri%ed conditions %eing met 3hen the conditions are satisfied! the provisional credit will %e replaced %y specified or unspecified credit

&rovisional credit may %e granted in cases of uncertainty of the relevance of particular prior learning Top

P,blis3 Sys&%*
The &u%lish System is the in-house developed 3e% )ontent 'anagement System in use at ,riffith University )urrently &u%lish manages the content for the Universitys )orporate 3e% Site( http(LLwww griffith edu au Top

P C 8A(*i+is&ra&io+9
The &ro Fice )hancellor 4Administration5! as approved %y the )ouncil Top

P Cs
&ro Fice )hancellors! as appointed %y the )ouncil Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

QIBT
Jueensland .nstitute of +usiness and Technology Top

Q6Co*.s the authority regulating workers compensation in Jueensland Top

QS,-%r
QSuper is the superannuation fund for Queensland government employees. This is a closed Fund to new staff members of the University. Top

QTAC
Jueensland Tertiary Admissions )entre Ctd acts on %ehalf of participating tertiary institutions to process undergraduate admissions Top

QTAC Co(%
1ach undergraduate program where admission is conducted through JTA) has a code of si" digits These digits represent the institution! program and mode of study Applicants must use JTA) codes when applying to JTA) and in all su%se@uent correspondence with JTA)

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Q,ali/ica&io+
9ormal certification! issued %y a relevant approved authority! in recognition that a person has achieved learning outcomes relevant to identified professional! industry or community needs Top

QUEST+%&
Jueensland 1ducation! Science and Technology Network Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

RAPS
The acronym for Research and &ostgraduate Studies )ommittee! a su%-committee of the Academic )ommittee Top

R%a(*issio+
The process where%y a student who has previously %een enrolled in the program %ut has had a period of non-current enrolment 4voluntary discontinuation! administrative discontinuation! e"clusion5! is readmitted to resume their enrolment in the program Top

R%aso+abl% A(1,s&*%+&
3herever possi%le! necessary and 7reasona%le8 to do so! the usual policy or practice will %e varied to meet the needs of a person with a disa%ility Top

R%co)+is%( I+s&i&,&io+
9or Research 2igher *egree &olicy! applies to any education institution accepted %y the *ean! &ostgraduate 1ducation for the purposes of this policy .n the conte"t of the &rofessional *octorate &olicy! applies to any education institution accepted %y the *F) for the purposes of this policy Top

R%cor(
.nformation created! received and maintained as evidence and information %y an organisation or person! in pursuance of legal o%ligations or in the transaction of %usiness Top

R%cor(2%%-i+) Sys&%*s
The interaction of the technology! people! principles! methods! processes and information systems which capture! maintain and provide access to records over time Top

R%cor(s Ma+a)%*%+&
Records management is the corporate function of managing records to meet operational %usiness needs! accounta%ility re@uirements and community e"pectations Records management includes the systematic capture! control! maintenance! distri%ution! access and disposition of records .t is primarily concerned with capturing complete! accurate and relia%le evidence of organisational activity for current %usiness purposes Top

R%cor(s Sys&%*s
1lectronic systems or applications used for creating! maintaining! controlling and storing records Top

R%)is&%r%( D%si)+
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means a design capa%le of registration pursuant to the provisions of the Desi$ns Act 193+! or of any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to designs Top

R%)is&ra&io+
The act of giving a record a uni@ue identifier on its entry into a system Top

R%),la&ory No&ic%
See Schedule A! Section : of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

R%3abili&a&io+ Coor(i+a&or
.s a staff mem%er designated %y ,riffith University! who has successfully completed Reha%ilitation )oordinator training! and is registered with J-)B'& Top

R%3abili&a&io+ S%r'ic% Pro'i(%r


.s a professional provider of reha%ilitation services! such as occupational therapy! physiotherapy! psychology! reha%ilitation counselling! social work! speech pathology Top

R%i*b,rs%*%+&
A payment is a reim%ursement when the recipient is compensated e"actly! either in whole or in part! for an e"pense already incurred A re@uirement that the recipient vouch e"penses andLor refunds

une"pended amounts adds weight to a presumption that a payment is a reim%ursement rather than an allowance The meaning of the word reim%urse includes payments made in advance of e"penditure as long as those payments possess the a%ove characteristics Top

R%l%'a+& S%+ior O//ic%r


The relevant senior officer is the most senior manager to whom the complainants 2ead of 1lement reports usually a *ean! &ro-Fice )hancellor or *eputy Fice )hancellor Top

R%-%al%( Ac&
'eans the Griffith University Act 1961 Top

R%4,ir%( Pro/%ssio+al Prac&ic% Co*-o+%+&


A compulsory element of a degree which is undertaken %y students performing prescri%ed activities in a professional or industrial setting! such as practice teaching! clinical practice or internship Top

R%4,ir%*%+&
Bf a regulatory notice includes 4a5 a direction on a regulatory noticeG and 4%5 a direction! indication or re@uirement! declared %y the University statute as %eing a re@uirement of the notice Top

R%s%arc3
Research includes forms of professional practice that contri%ute to the generation of new knowledge andLor conceptual advances Top

R%s%arc3 C%+&r%
An organisational structure that %rings together critical num%ers of academic staff and R2* students to carry out research on a set of related themes Top

R%s%arc3 Co*-o+%+&
Research )omponent means the research and thesis Top

R%s%arc3 Hi)3%r D%)r%%


A Research 2igher *egree is an activity at masters or doctoral level in which more than KK< of the load taken across the whole program! is research rather than coursework

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R%si(%+&ial Coll%)%
Civing and learning environments that support the academic mission of the University %y providing accommodation and support services to M;$ students in si" )olleges on the Nathan and 't ,ravatt campuses Top

R%s-o+(%+&
The respondent is the person whose %ehaviour or actionLinaction is the su%?ect of a complaint 3here a decision is the su%?ect of the complaint! the respondent is the person responsi%le for the decision N+( The use of the word respondent in this conte"t does not infer or imply that the person is necessarily the wrong doer Top

R%s-o+sibl% Aca(%*ic S&a// M%*b%r


The &rogram )onvenor! professional practice coordinator! or other academic staff mem%er deemed %y he *ean to %e the responsi%le academic staff mem%er! for the purpose of the policy .na%ility to )omplete Re@uired )omponents of &rofessional Jualification Top

R%s-o+sibl% Fac,l&y Boar(


The 9aculty +oard which is responsi%le for recommending the program su%mission to 1ducation )ommittee and which will recommend any su%se@uent changes in program structure Top

R%s-o+sibl% Us%
1nsuring that controls are in place! so that users of the Universitys information systems are not a%le to affect adversely other users or other systems Top

R%s&ric&%( Co,rs%
A restricted course is one where the School responsi%le for the course places restrictions on the enrolment of students in that course Restrictions may include limits on the num%er of students enrolled! level of performance such as ,&A! or a re@uirement to demonstrate an accepta%le reason for undertaking the course Top

R%&%+&io+
4Br disposition5 The range of processes associated with implementing records retention! destruction or transfer decisions which are documented in disposition authorities or other instruments Top

Ris2
Risk is the chance of something happening that will have an impact on the achievement of the

Universitys o%?ectives Risk is measured in terms of the likelihood of something happening and the severityLimpact of the conse@uences arising from an event Top

Ris2 Ass%ss*%+&
An evaluation of system assets and their vulnera%ilities to threats! including potential losses that may result from threats Top

Ris2 Ma+a)%*%+&
Risk management is the culture! processes and structures that are directed towards realiPing potential opportunities whilst managing adverse effects Top

Ris2 Ma+a)%*%+& Proc%ss


Risk management process is the systematic application of management policies! procedures and practices to the tasks of communicating! esta%lishing the conte"t! identifying! analyPing! evaluating! treating! monitoring and reviewing risk Top

Rol%s a+( R%s-o+sibili&i%s i+ Ma+a)i+) !%b Co+&%+&


The approved roles and responsi%ilities for staff involved in the management of information and other content that is pu%lished on the Universitys we% servers Roles currently include )ustodian! Author! )ontent )oordinator! and )ontent &u%lisher Top

RTO
Registered Training Brganisation Top

R,ral I+(,s&ry !or2


4A5 is work 4a5 4%5 4c5 4d5 4e5 4f5 in the cultivation of any agricultural crop or product whether or not grown for foodG or in the rearing and management of farm animals! for e"ample! livestock! %ees or wormsG or in the classing! scouring! sorting or pressing of woolG or that is a@uacultureG or in flower or vegeta%le market gardensG or at clearing! fencing! trenchingG draining or otherwise preparing land for anything stated in paragraph 4a5! 4%5! 4d5 or 4e5

4>5 includes work that is construction work! manufacturing work or office work performed for the purposes of an activity mentioned in su%section 4A5 if the work is 4a5 performed %y an employer or self-employed person! including %y his or her employee! carrying on the construction work! manufacturing work or office work is to %e usedG and 4%5 performed on premises on which the product of the construction work! manufacturing work or office work is to %e used

E am!les of construction "or) or manufacturin$ "or) for su8section (9) : repairing farm machinery! for e"ample! tractors or implements making farm machinery! for e"ample! cattle crushers! spray %ooms or fruit picking %ooms %uilding sheds 4#5 does not include work to which rural industry work is only incidental E am!les : work in carrying on a farm stay work in conducting a tour associated with rural industry work Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Sc3%(,l%
A ta%le! method! formula or list of conversions and attendant footnotes provided %y the Jueensland Tertiary Admissions )entre 4JTA)5 which is accepted %y the Academic Registrar on %ehalf of the University for use in selection for admission Top

Sc3ool6A--ro'%( O'%rs%as E0-%ri%+c%


A School-Approved overseas e"perience refers to a program of study carried out overseas that is credited towards a ,riffith &rogram The 1"perience is organised %y the School or an individual student and is separate to the .nternational Student 1"change &rogram 4e g ! .nternship or work e"perience5 Top

Sc3ool Co**i&&%%
The School )ommittee provides advice to the 2ead of School in relation to the Schools teaching and research performance! resourcing of teaching! research and staffing including the allocation of workloads! and advice to the 2ead of School a%out the preparation of the annual %udget and the Schools plans for its academic profile .t is also the focus for consultation on academic planning matters! in particular the curriculum development for those courses for which the School has responsi%ility Top

SEC
The primary! University-wide! method for the evaluation of a course is S1) - Student 1valuation of )ourse Juestionnaire Top

S%c,ri&y Co+&rols
2ardware! programs! procedures! policies and physical safeguards which are put in place to assure the integrity and protection of information and the means of processing and accessing it Top

S%l%c&io+ Ra+2
A numerical score used to compare different @ualifications on the same scale for the purpose of tertiary entrance Selection ranks range from A MM! with MM %eing the highest .t is possi%le to have several ranks %ased upon different @ualifications The first order rank is the rank that is considered first when

selecting applicants for entry to a program A second order rank may %e used to differentiate among applicants when there are more applicants with the same first order rank than there are places availa%le Top

S%l/ Ass%ss*%+&
An assessment item that is completed and assessed %y a student Top

S%*%s&%r
The standard year is comprised of two semesters as designated in the Universitys academic calendar Bther teaching periods may %e designated in the Universitys academic calendar Top

S%*%s&%r o/ O//%r !i&3i+ &3% Pro)ra*


Specify in which semester of that particular program structure the course is located 9or e"ample! indicate . for semester one! .. for semester two and # for summer semester Top

S%rio,s Bo(ily I+1,ry


An in?ury to a person that causes 4a5 the in?ured persons death (b) the loss of a distinct part or an organ of the injured persons body (c) the injured person to be absent from work for more than 4 days. Top

S%rio,s El%c&rical I+ci(%+&


A 7serious electrical incident8 is an incident involving electrical e@uipment if! in the incidentR 4a5 a person is killed %y electricityG or 4%5 a person receives a shock or in?ury from electricity! and is treated for the shock or in?ury %y or under the supervision of a doctorG or 4c5 a person receives a shock or in?ury from electricity at high voltage! whether or not the person is treated for the shock or in?ury %y or under the supervision of a doctor Top

S%r'ic% !or2
Service work means work that is not amusement work! construction work! manufacturing work! office work or rural industry work Top

S%ssio+al S&a//
See Casual Academic Staff. Top

SET
The primary! University-wide! method for the evaluation of teaching is S1T - Student 1valuation of Teaching Juestionnaire Top

Si)+i/ica+& R%s%arc3 Co*-o+%+&


'eans a research pro?ect e@uivalent to an honours dissertation Top

S-%ci/i%( Cr%(i&
,iven where the credit granted relates to the specific courses or components in a program! e"empting students from those courses or components! and awarding the appropriate credit points in their place Specified credit may %e given where applicants have met the o%?ectives! attained the knowledge or developed the skills re@uired %y particulars courses or program components Top

S-%ci/i%( El%c&rical E4,i-*%+&


Specified electrical equipment means any extension lead or portable outlet device (eg power board), any plug-in appliance used for Amusement Work, Manufacturing Work or Rural Industry Work, or any plug-in appliance used for Office Work, including power boards and extension leads or used for Service Work where the equipment is moved about while it is operating eg vacuum cleaner, hairdryer, power tools, OHP on trolley, portable ECG monitor. Top

S&a// Fil%
.n the conte"t of the Universitys .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means any one of the *eputy Fice )hancellors! &ro-Fice )hancellors! e"ecutive officers! other faculty staff and the general staff! and includes any person appointed to a visiting! honorary or sessional appointment Top

S&a// M%*b%r
.n the conte"t of the Universitys .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means any one of the *eputy Fice )hancellors! &ro-Fice )hancellors! e"ecutive officers! other faculty staff and the general staff! and includes any person appointed to a visiting! honorary or sessional appointment Top

S&a+(ar(s
A pu%lished document! which sets out technical or other specifications necessary to ensure that a material or method will consistently do the ?o% it is intended to do! i e what must occur to achieve the desired result Top

STAT T%s&
A general scholastic aptitude test administered %y JTA) for the purpose of tertiary admission

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S&a&% La+(
Cand 4a5 granted in trust! or reserved and set apart for a purpose! under the 4and Act 199'G and 4%5 vested in or placed under the control of the University Top

S&a&,&ory A,&3ori&y
A government agency esta%lished %y legislation! which has the legal status of a corporate %ody with an independent legal e"istence Top

S&a&,&ory For*,la M%&3o(


Statutory 9ormula 'ethod is a method of calculating the ta"a%le value of motor vehicle %enefits %y using statutory percentages applied to the purchase price of the motor vehicle The statutory percentage and thus the 9+T lia%ility! decreases as the total distance travelled increases regardless of private use of the vehicle Top

S&a&,&ory I+s&r,*%+&
The overall classification for any writing issued under! or deriving its effect from authority conferred %y an Act of &arliament! such as proclamations! orders in )ouncil! regulations or rules Top

S&oc2&a2% E'al,a&io+
An opportunity to take stock of a program triggered %y issues or trends arising from the recent performance of the program in the local! national and international conte"ts Top

S&r,c&,r%
A structure is regarded as a %uilding! edifice! fence! %ridge! earthworks! landscaping! road! tunnel! e"cavation! and overhead electrical wiring including data processing ca%ling Top

S&r,c&,r%( U-)ra(i+) Pro)ra*s


Structured Upgrading &rograms are designed and approved %y the University to upgrade or e"tend @ualifications Advanced standing is granted on the %asis of a previously attained @ualification which is a re@uirement for admission to the structured upgrading program 1"amples include +achelor of Nursing 4&ost-Registration5 and +achelor of 1ducation 4Advanced &rofessional *evelopment5 Top

S&,(%+&
A student is a person who has an active enrolment status in a program of the University

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S&,(%+& A(*i+is&ra&io+ C%+&r%


An office providing admission! enrolment! in@uiry and other support services to undergraduate students on a particular campus )lick here for contact details Top

S&,(%+& Co+&rib,&io+ Ba+(


There are four Student )ontri%ution +ands which specify the Student )ontri%ution )harge for each course The Student )ontri%ution +and for a course is derived automatically from the 9ield of 1ducation code Bnce assigned! the 9ield of 1ducation code and the Student )ontri%ution +and for a course may not %e changed without the approval of the Academic Registrar Top

S&,(%+& Co+&rib,&io+ C3ar)% 8SCC9


A scheme of the )ommonwealth ,overnment %y which students contri%ute to the cost of their education &reviously known as 21)S Top

S&,(%+& L%ar+i+) E+&i&l%*%+&


The Student Cearning 1ntitlement provides students with access to a )ommonwealth supported place 9rom A 0anuary >$$;! all Australian citiPens! New Eealand citiPens! and holders of permanent visas will receive a SC1! providing them with access to a )ommonwealth supported place for the e@uivalent of seven years of full time study 3hen a student has used all of their SC1! further study must %e on a feepaying %asis Students may %e a%le to access additional SC1 andLor lifelong SC1 in specific circumstances Top

S&,(%+& Loa(
Student load is measured in 19TSU - 1ffective 9ull-time Student Unit The 19TSU for a student is the sum of the credit points enrolled in! divided %y the standard annual full-time credit point load for the program 41"ample( Student is enrolled in #$ credit points in a semester in a program where the standard annual full-time credit point load is I$ credit points The studentHs load for the semester is #$LI$ U $ #:; 19TSU 5 9or students undertaking a research degree! the student load is %ased on attendance type A full-time research student has a load of A $ 19TSU for the whole year 4$ ; 19TSU for each of the two semesters5G a part-time student is $ ; 19TSU for the year 4$ >;19TSU for each of the two semesters5 A research degree student full-time in one semester and part-time in the other has a load of $ :; 19TSU for the year Top

S&,(%+& S%r'ic% C3ar)%


All students who are enrolled at the University to undertake courses of study are lia%le for the Student Service )harge The Student Service )harge contri%utes to the provision of services and amenities for students and entitles the student to mem%ership of the relevant student representative organisation Top

S&,(%+& Sys&%*
The corporate information system used %y the University to manage the administration of students and to record their academic records Top

S&,(%+& .i&3 a Disabili&y


'eans a student of the University with a temporary or permanent disa%ility that 4a5 is attri%uta%le to a medical condition 4e g epilepsy! asthma5! a psychiatric condition! sensory! physical! cognitive or learning impairment 4e g dysle"ia5 or a com%ination of such impairments and results in a reduced a%ility to access educational services provided %y the UniversityG and a need for support services to overcome %arriers Top

4%5

S&,(y
Study will include all on-campus activities and activities related to study including lectures! tutorials! practicums! fieldwork! clinical practice! etc! which may occur on or off-campus Top

S&,(y P%rio(
Si"-month period of study which commences on the first day a student %egins at the overseas host institution BS-21C& loans are provided for the si"-month study period regardless of the actual duration of study! which may vary Top

S&,(y Pro)ra*
The set of courses which a student enrols in to undertake in the semester Top

S&,(y !%%2
A week %etween the last week of teaching and the first week of end of semester e"aminations! designated for the purpose of study for e"aminations Top

S,bor(i+a&% L%)isla&io+
Cegislation! authorised %y an Act of &arliament! delegating authority to a 'inister! department! court! local or statutory authority to make orders! regulations! %y-laws or rules having the force of law Top

S,i&abl% Al&%r+a&i'% E*-loy*%+&


.s a position availa%le within the University! suited to the in?uredLill staff mem%ers medical conditionLrestrictions! work capacity! pre-in?ury employment! education! skills and work e"perience! and

which is approved %y delegated authorities Top

S,i&abl% D,&i%s Pro)ra*s


.s designed to help an in?ured staff mem%er return to work through a supervised and graduated return to pre-in?ury duties! and may %e implemented as part of the reha%ilitation plan Top

S,**a&i'% ass%ss*%+&
Refers to the process of collecting data a%out student achievement and reaching a decision a%out the overall e"tent and @uality of student learning .t is immaterial whether data are accumulated during a course! produced at the end! or %oth Summative assessment is used for certifying achievement! reporting grades on academic records! and determining course credits Top

S,**%r S%*%s&%r
The period %etween the end of Semester Two and the %eginning of Semester Bne of the following year 4Novem%er-9e%ruary5 designated in the Academic )alendar as Summer Semester Top

S,--l%*%+&ary E0a*i+a&io+
The 9aculty Assessment +oard may! at its discretion! grant supplementary assessment to any student gaining a &ass )onceded in a course! and to any other student with a grade of 9ail where overall performance in the course ?ustifies it The purpose of supplementary assessment is to provide students with additional time for private study followed %y the opportunity to demonstrate that the criteria for passing the course have %een met Top

S,--or& S%r'ic% Ar%a


Support Service Areas are su%-units of Support Service *ivisions 1g( Academic Administration is a Support Service Area of University Administration Top

S,--or& S%r'ic% Di'isio+s


Refers to .nformation Services! Research! .nternational and University Administration Top

Syllab,s Pl,s
The software program used %y the University to manage room %ookings and timeta%ling scheduling Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

TAFE
Technical and 9urther 1ducation Top

Ta0abl% S,--ly
Ta"a%le supply covers a wide range of transactions! which must meet the following re@uirementsG there must %e a supply! the supply must %e for consideration! the supply must %e made in connection with an enterprise carried on %y the supplier! the supply must %e connected with AustraliaG the supplier must %e registered or %e re@uired to %e registeredG and the supply must not %e ,ST-9ree or .nput Ta"ed Top

T%ac3i+) Ca*-,s
The teaching campus for a course is normally the campus where it is taught or 4in the case of an e"ternal course5 the campus from which it is hosted 9or R2* students teaching campus is the one campus where a student is predominantly %ased Top

T%ac3i+) El%*%+&
Teaching element is an organisational unit of the University which is fully or partially responsi%le for directly teaching one or more courses andLor for fully or partially supervising one or more research students A teaching element directly provides staff and resources used in the teaching 4delivery5 of courses andLor supervision of research students A teaching element is normally! %ut may not always %e! a School of the University 9or the list of Teaching 1lement )odes refer to )urrent Teaching Responsi%ility .nformation Top

T%ac3i+) Loa(
The student load for a teaching element is called the teaching load and is the sum of coursework %ased load and research %ased load The coursework %ased load is calculated from the num%er of students enrolled in each course taught %y the teaching element! the credit point value of the course and the standard annual full-time credit point load for the relevant program The research %ased load is calculated from the num%er of students supervised %y the teaching element and their attendance type

9or further information refer to &olicy &aper on )alculation of Student Coad for Schools Top

T%ac3i+) M%&3o(
3hen completing the )ourse Butline! specify the ways in which the course will %e presented %y listing the

activities to %e undertaken %y students 4e g lectures! tutorials! seminars! practical classes! field placements5 Top

T%ac3i+) !%%2s
3hen completing the )ourse Butline! specify the range of teaching weeks 4e g A-I! A$-A=! >-K! A$-A#!M only5devoted to each of the activities to %e undertaken %y students e g lectures! tutorials! seminars! practical classes! field placements Top

TEPA
Tertiary 1ntrance &rocedures Authority! a Jueensland ,overnment .nstrumentality! disesta%lished in >$$> Top

T%s&a*,r
The certificate presented to the student to denote the conferring of the award Bn the testamur the award title shall %e predominant 3here the program title contains additional information it shall %e included underneath the award in smaller print! e g The degree of +A)21CBR B9 .NT1RNAT.BNAC +US.N1SSG or The degree of +A)21CBR B9 ARTS in 'odern Asian Studies &lease refer to Awards Nomenclature and A%%reviations Top

TOEFL
Test of 1nglish as a 9oreign Canguage Top

T3%sis
'eans a report on a scholarly pro?ect %ased on or manifested in rigorous e"perimental! theoretical! creative! empirical andLor design in@uiry .n the conte"t of the &rofessional *octorate &olicy! means the written component that addresses the theoretical and conceptual issues inherent in the research Top

TLEC
Teaching and Cearning 1"cellence )ommittee Top

To&al Cr%(i& Poi+&s


The total credit points re@uired to complete the program Normally! this is e@uivalent to I$ credit points per full-time year of the program

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Tra(% Mar2
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means design capa%le of registration pursuant to the provisions of the #rade 1ar)s Act 19**! or of any other legislation of the )ommonwealth relating to trade marks Top

Tra+sac&io+
A transaction is the smallest unit of %usiness activity &rocesses resulting from undertaking a piece of %usiness! or the interrelationship %etween or within pu%lic authority! %etween people or %etween a pu%lic authority and a person! are all transactions Top

T,i&io+ F%%
)ertain categories of students are charged tuition fees! as set out in the 9ees and )harges &olicy Top

Ty-% = Sa/%&y S.i&c3


A residual current device! whether or not porta%le! with a rated residual current of not more than A$ mA Top

Ty-% > Sa/%&y S.i&c3


A residual current device! whether or not porta%le! with a rated residual current of more than A$ mA %ut not more than #$ mA Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

U+a,&3oris%( Us%
Access that has not %een appropriately authorised 4See authorised use 5 Top

U+(%r)ra(,a&%
Refers to a program of study! descri%ed as ( +achelors &ass *egree +achelors 2onours *egree +achelors ,raduate 1ntry *iploma Associate *iploma Advanced )ertificate

or other award program of the University designated as undergraduate Top

U+(%r)ra(,a&% Co,rs%
.n the conte"t of the &olicy on the use of Undergraduate )ourses in &ostgraduate &rograms! refers to an amount of academic work! normally at least A$)&! for which a grade is awarded and is designated as 9irst Sear! Second Sear! Third Sear or 9ourth Sear level in the %achelors degree! or su%-degree programs of the University Top

U+iS,-%r 5 U+iS,-%r Ma+a)%*%+& P&y L&(


UniSuper is the fund of choice for the higher education sector and consists of three main types - Define Benefit Plan (DBP); Award Plus Plan (APP); and Investment Choice Plan (ICP). Top

U+i'%rsi&y
,riffith University! the institution esta%lished %y the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

U+i'%rsi&y Facili&y
.n the conte"t of the .ntellectual &roperty &olicy! means any property of the University or any services provided to or availa%le to the University Top

U+i'%rsi&y M%(al
An award of rare e"cellence recognising academic e"cellence of graduates who have completed the re@uirements for a %achelors degree of the University and %een awarded a %achelors degree with first class honours Top

U+i'%rsi&y R,l%
A University rule made under Section K= of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

U+i'%rsi&y S&a&,&%
A University Statute made under Section KA of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

U+i'%rsi&y S&,(%+& Co,+cil


The ,riffith University Student Representative )ouncil Top

U+s-%ci/i%( Cr%(i&
*escri%es credit which takes the place of elective courses or other optional components in a program and where credit points are allocated Unspecified credit may %e given where prior learning is ?udged to %e relevant to the general o%?ectives of a program as a whole Unspecified credit may not take the place of re@uired courses or components within a course! The amount of unspecified credit that may %e granted will %e limited to the e"tend of optional or elective components with the award program Top

URL or U+i'%rsal R%so,rc% Loca&or


The address for a we% page or we% site Top

Us%r
A person who employs a computer system and its facilities to undertake a task Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

C
Fice )hancellor of the University approved under Section #> of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

%3icl%
2as the meaning given %y the #raffic Act 19'9 9or the purpose of the Griffith University Act 1998 includes a part of the vehicle and anything attached to! or contained in! the vehicle Top

ET
Focational 1ducation and Training Top

ic% C3a+c%llor
The Fice )hancellor of the University! appointed under Section #> of the Griffith University Act 1998 Top

i&al R%cor(s
Fital records are those that are essential to reconstruct and continue the operational functions of the University Fital records are usually associated with the legal and fiscal matters

Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

!ai&lis&i+)
Bccurs when a student re@uests enrolment in a course where the num%er of enrolments is e@ual to or e"ceeds the ma"imum enrolment limit 4@uota5 which has %een placed on the course for that semester The students enrolment re@uest is placed on a waitlist and may %e moved from the waitlist to an enrolled status when there is a place availa%le within the @uota for the course Top

!%b Ass%&
Any item used within the scope of ,riffith Universitys 3e% 1nvironment limited to! digital images! te"t and multimedia o%?ects These can include! %ut not Top

!%b Coll%c&io+
The ,riffith University 3e% )ollection consists of all content! information services and systems! and associated we% services availa%le through the domains and su%-domains of ,riffith edu au and gu edu au This includes all digital assets that are availa%le for authenticated and unauthenticated access via we% applications Top

!%b Co+&%+&
The com%ination of te"t! graphics and other files that can %e access via we% applications Top

!%b Do*ai+
)onsists of all we% services availa%le through the domains and su%-domains of griffith edu au 4and gu edu au5 and of the 7)lass +8 domain of A#> >#= Top

!%b P,blis3i+) S&yl%


)ompromised of designated visual and graphic design elements! a navigation strategy! an inde"ing logic and html templates for ,riffith Universitys we% sites and applications *etails of the Style are availa%le through e"pediter on-line at http(LLwww griffith edu auLwe%devsupport The site also contains pu%licly availa%le copies of the approved guidelines that support the style Top

!%b S%r'%r
A computer that is always or nearly always connected to the internet .t runs we% server software that waits for %rowsers to re@uest we% pages or other applications to call we% services from it 1ach we% server has a domain name that %rowsers and other we% applications use to locate the we% service 9or e"ample! www griffith edu au

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!%b S%r'ic%s
3e% applications and interfaces that result in data and information that is transferred from one we% application to another Top

!%b S,--l%*%+&%(
'eans that the teaching activities of the course may include some supplementary material or services delivered on-line %ut the use of the we% is not a mandatory component of the teaching and learning activities of the course Top

!3i&% Pa-%r
A ,overnment document which details a course of action after reviewing and acting upon the su%missions sought from a previously! distri%uted ,reen &aper Top

!i&3(ra. /ro* Co,rs%


3hen a student notifies the University that they are no longer undertaking the course %y dropping the course from their study program Top

!i&3(ra. .i&3 Fail,r% 6 !F


An assessment grade indicating that the student cancelled their enrolment in the course after the final date for withdrawal without failure Top

!i&33ol(i+) Ta0
Applies when a vendor does not provide an A+N The ta" is calculated at the highest marginal ta" rate of =I ;<! and can %e claimed as a pre-payment of ta" %y the affected vendor Top

!or2 Ca,s%( Ill+%ss


(a) an illness contracted by a person to which work a workplace a workplace activity or specified high risk plant was a significant contributing factor (b) the recurrence aggravation acceleration exacerbation or deterioration in a person of an existing illness if work a workplace a workplace activity or specified high risk plant was a significant contributing factor to the recurrence aggravation acceleration exacerbation or deterioration. Top

!or2Co'%r Q,%%+sla+(
.s the statutory insurer providing workers compensation cover to the University . Top

!or2Co'%r Q,%%+sla+( Cas% Ma+a)%r


.s employed %y 3ork)over Jueensland to administer claims and reha%ilitation case management! and assist the Reha%ilitation )oordinator facilitate an early return to pre-in?ury duties . Top

!or2%r
.s an individual who works under a contract of service for ,riffith University regardless of their ta" paying status. Top

!or2%rs; Co*-%+sa&io+ Clai*


'ay occur where a worker sustains a personal in?ury arising out of or in the course of employment! if the employment is a significant contri%uting factor to the in?ury! and the worker su%mits a compensation . Top

!or2%rs; Co*-%+sa&io+ Cos&s


Are costs which may arise as a result of a workers compensation claim! and may include weekly %enefits! necessary and reasona%le medical treatment! in?ury management and reha%ilitation costs . Top

!or2%rs; Co*-%+sa&io+ M%(ical C%r&i/ica&%


.s a medical certificate provided %y the workers treating medical practitioner on the form approved %y J)B'&. Top

!or2 E0-%ri%+c% i+ I+(,s&ry


A component of a program which satisfies all the following criteria( the component generates credit which counts towards a programHs total credit re@uirements it is undertaken through paid or unpaid work and associated instruction in an organisation other than the institution it involves regular and planned supervision and instruction of the student

.f a course with a )redit &oint value meets the a%ove criteria! please advise the &lanning Bfficer! 0 9air%airnVgriffith edu au Such courses do not count towards funded student load &lease also refer to &ractical 1"perience )omponent Top

!or2i+) .i&3 C3il(r%+


Refers to activities where there is regular contact with children which occurs on a regular and systematic %asis Top

!or2 I+1,ry
An in?ury to a person that re@uires first aid or medical treatment if the in?ury was caused or e"acer%ated %y work! a workplace! a workplace activity or specified high risk plant Top

!or2-lac% I+ci(%+&
An incident resulting in a work in?ury! work-caused illness or dangerous event Top

!or2-lac% R%3abili&a&io+
.ncludes the provision of services! suita%le duties! necessary and reasona%le aids or e@uipment! to ensure the earliest possi%le return to work! or to ma"imiPe independent functioning Top

!or26R%la&%( I+1,ry or Ill+%ss


.s a personal in?ury 4physical or psychological5 arising from! or in the course of work at ,riffith University! for which 3ork)over accepts the claim Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $

#%ar Firs& O//%r%(


This is the calendar year in which this version of the course is to %e offered for the first time Top

#%ar o/ I+&ro(,c&io+
This refers to the year in which the first students commence the program Top

#%ar o/ O//%r .i&3i+ &3% Pro)ra*


Specify in which year of that particular program structure the course is located 9or e"ample year A! year >! year # etc Top A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U ! " # $