Policies, procedures and forms
The Policy Library at Torrens University Australia contains helpful documents you can access and download. This material relates to the university’s policies and procedures, which are regularly reviewed and updated as part of our Continuous Improvement Strategy. As well as input from all departments at Torrens University, we value feedback from our students.
For any enquiries or to provide us with your feedback, please email the Policy Team. Your comments will be considered at the next review.
Documents translated to MandarinPolicies, procedures and forms that are relevant to our Suzhou campus in China have been translated to Mandarin. Students can access and download these documents below. For any enquiries, please email the Policy Team.
Policies, procedures and forms
Academic freedomPrinciples governing the exercise of academic freedom at the university.
Policy outlining the university's academic progression criteria and monitoring process.
AdmissionsPrinciples and requirements (eg. admission criteria and pathways, English language proficiency requirements) relating to the entry of students into a course offered by the university.
- Entry Requirements for Admission to Coursework Programs (TUA)
- International Student under 18 Procedure
- Support of ELICOS Student Learning
- Application for Admission via Work and Experience
Assessment and credit
Principles, procedures and requirements for evaluating a student’s achievement of the identified learning outcomes. Plus, requests for assessment modification, review of results and recognition of learning for previous formal, informal and non-formal learning.
- ELICOS Assessment Procedure
- Examination Procedure
- Requesting a Re-mark or Re-assessment
- Word Count Procedure
- Application for Assessment Special Consideration
- Assignment Coversheet (Group)
- Assignment Coversheet (Individual)
- Applying for Course Credit Procedure
- Application for Course Credit
- Credit Transfer Form (Postgraduate)
- Credit Transfer Form (Undergraduate)
Principles, procedures and requirements for students lodging a complaint or requesting a review of academic and non-academic decisions.
- Resolving a Complaint Informally Procedure
- Formal Complaints or Review of Decisions Procedure
- Internal Review (Appeal) Procedure
- External Review (Appeal) Procedure
- Informal Complaints Sheet
- Formal Complaint Form
- Internal Review (Appeals) Form
Conduct, misconduct and expectations of members of the university
Policies, procedures and expectations with respect to academic (ie. academic integrity) and non-academic conduct including policy and expectations when accessing the university’s premises.
Policy and procedure for responding to a crisis.
Copyright and intellectual property rights
Principles and requirements outlining the university’s approach to ownership and commercialisation of intellectual property created by the university or with the university’s resources, as well as the university’s copyright obligations.
Principles and requirements for cancelling courses, teach-out and transition.
Principles and requirements to enable the full and equitable participation of students with disabilities.
- Disability Resource Pack for Students
- Procedure for Requesting Reasonable Adjustments due to Disability
- Learning Access Plan Form
Principles, procedures and requirements when enrolling in subjects and courses including deferring an offer to a course, taking leave of absence, transferring to another course, or withdrawing from a course or subject.
- Course Transfer
- Deferring Commencement of a Course
- International Student Transfer
- Leave of Absence
- Withdrawing from a Subject
- Withdrawing from a Course
- Application for Course Transfer
- Application for Leave of Absence
- Application for Timetable Change
- Application for Withdrawal
Policies, procedures and requirements about domestic and international students’ fees including charges and refund.
- Refunds due to Course Cancellation (Provider Default)
- Refunds for Domestic Students in HELP/VET Student Loan Enabled Courses
- Refunds for Domestic Students in non-HELP/VET Student Loan Enabled Courses
- Refunding Other Fees
- Refunds for International Students
- Request for Review of FEE-HELP/VET Student Loan Determination
- Application for Refund
- Application for Refund Due to Extenuating Circumstances (for International Student Only)
- Application for Refund Due to Special Circumstances (Domestic Students Only)
Graduation and certification
Policy relating to graduation and issuance of certifications.
Policy outlining the university’s responsibilities in relation to protecting the privacy of individuals who interact with any area of the university.
Policy outlining the university’s approach to work-based learning, plus the rights and obligations of students, placement providers and the university.
Guidelines for WSET approved courses.
Research studentsPolicies and procedures relating to research and higher degree research students.
Higher Degree by Research Policy
- Application for Conversion of Master of Philosophy to Doctor of Philosophy
- Higher Degree by Research Procedure
- Higher Degree by Research Student Progress Procedure
- Higher Degree by Research Thesis Guidelines
- Higher Degree by Research Thesis Submission and Examination Procedure
- Higher Degree by Research Changes to Conditions of Candidature Application Form
- Higher Degree Research Expression of Interest
- Higher Degree by Research Proposal
- Nomination of Examiners
- Thesis Submission and Supervisor Declaration Form
- Trimester Progress Report
- Human Research Ethics Procedure
- Managing and Investigating Breaches of Responsible Research Conduct
- Non-Traditional Research Output Guidelines
- Participant Information Consent Form