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The University of Melbourne: Re-registration 22 June 2017

Renewal of registration

Report on renewal of registration of The University of Melbourne

TEQSA has renewed the registration as a higher education provider, under Section 36(1) of the TEQSA Act, of The University of Melbourne for a period of seven years to 22 June 2024 in the provider category of 'Australian University'.

Main reasons for decision

TEQSA has assessed the application submitted by The University of Melbourne against the Threshold Standards. The scope of the assessment included all of its Australian sites.

The University of Melbourne has demonstrated to TEQSA that it continues to meet the Threshold Standards.

  1. TEQSA notes the high standard of recording keeping, in the form of policies and comprehensive minutes and associated documents. These documents provide a detailed account of decision making and implementation and demonstrate the effective manner in which the University of Melbourne Executive assures itself that it receives appropriate advice, and that its delegations are actioned.
  2. TEQSA acknowledges the commitment of The University of Melbourne to increasing engagement of Indigenous students in higher education, and notes that demonstration to this commitment is evidenced through several initiatives documented in the minutes of the Academic Board and its Committees.
  3. The commitment to including the student voice in a culture of continuous improvement is also noted. The inclusion of changes to policy in the University-wide register of complaints demonstrates the willingness of the University of provide institutional response to issues identified through the complaints and grievance procedures.
  4. TEQSA notes the University's robust commitment to academic and research integrity and commends the resolution to appoint local 'Academic Integrity Champions' to further educate students within their Faculty and Schools about academic integrity.