Student Charter

AAC Charter

Academies Australasia College values its students and recognises the importance of the student’s learning and overall experience in the college.

The College is committed to providing students a welcoming, supportive and safe environment, conducive to teaching and learning.

Every student has the right:

1) to be treated fairly and ethically, with respect and dignity;

2) to study in a supportive and encouraging environment;

3) to provide feedback on teaching performance, courses, support services and facilities;

4) to ask questions and be able to obtain a response from the College and its staff;

5) to study in an environment committed to the principles of equity and equality of opportunity;

6) to be free from all sexual, physical and racial harassment and other inappropriate behaviours;

7) to be considered for selection into courses on the basis of criteria that are valid, explicit, fair and reliable;

8) to reasonable access to academic staff for assistance and to other support services;

9) to expect the college to provide a high quality of education including a high quality of teaching, supervision ad curriculum.

10) to take assessment that is valid, educative, explicit, reliable and fair;

11) to expect the college to provide a safe and accessible environment;

12) to a student-centric learning environment that maximises learning.

Every student has the responsibility:

1) to recognise the rights of every other student including the rights of teachers, staff and visitors;

2) to obey the laws of the land;

3) to respect and uphold principles of scholarly integrity;

4) to act at all times in a way that respects the rights, equity and diversity of others

5) to respect College property and the property of others;

6) to bring an open and enquiring mind and enthusiasm to their studies;

7) to participate actively in the teaching and learning environment by

- attending classes punctually as required;

- complying with workload expectations, and submitting required work on time;

- avoiding disruptive behaviour during lessons;

- conversing in the language of instruction at all times;

8) to recognise that cheating, plagiarism and fabrication or falsifications of data are not acceptable.