If you are a new student enrolling for the first time, you must complete the enrolment steps as advised by Student Services during Enrolment sessions.
As a student at Western Sydney University International College you have agreed to:
1. Follow the rules
Students are bound by a number of rules, by-laws and policies. You need to make sure you know and comply with the rules for students set out in Western Sydney University International College policies and keep up to date when policies change. Breaching these policies may lead to charges of academic, research and/or general misconduct and could seriously affect your course.
A list of the most accessed student-related policies is available on the policies and procedures webpage here.
2. Check and use your student email account
Your Western Sydney University International College student email account is the official communication channel between you and WSUIC. While you're a current Western Sydney University International College student, you must:
- Check your student email account frequently (daily if possible)
- Only use your student email account when corresponding with WSUIC via email
3. Satisfy your study/attendance requirements
Study requirements are all the things you need to do to successfully enrol, complete your units and complete your course. You must attend at least 80% of the course and make satisfactory academic progress. Students who do not attend or progress satisfactorily may be reported to DoHA.
Completing your course
Each unit (subject) you study has requirements/rules you must meet, such as:
- units may have a pre or co-requisite – that is another unit you must have completed before or at the same time. Check the pattern of study to see if it has a pre or co-requisite
- assessments tasks and due dates – all the assessment tasks you must complete including instructions, weight of the mark and due date
- referencing rules – the accepted referencing style for that unit
- plagiarism rules – the rules about plagiarism including expected conduct and potential consequences
- required course equipment – any unit-specific equipment needed to complete practical and work placement elements
- attendance expectations – expected attendance for lectures, tutorials, labs and any other classes
Unit requirements and rules will differ from unit to unit. Specific unit rules are detailed in the unit outline. It is your responsibility to read your unit outlines and meet the expectations and deadlines in order to successfully complete each unit.
Paying your fees
You must pay or defer your tuition fees/Student Contribution and any other applicable fees by the relevant deadlines . If you do not pay or defer your fees you may lose access to services or your enrolment may be cancelled.
If you don't pay your fees by their due dates, WSUIC may take action to recover any outstanding fees. This may include disclosing your personal information to debt collection agencies.
4. Provide true and accurate information for WSUIC’s use
Any and all information you provide to WSUIC must be true, accurate and complete. WSUIC relies on you to provide accurate information and will not be responsible for any errors arising out of inaccurate information you supply.
If information and documentation you have supplied is found to be incorrect, you may be held accountable under WSUIC's misconduct rules. You must notify WSUIC of any change to your personal information, including your contact information, no later than five (5) working days after any change.
Western Sydney University International College collects and holds your personal information to carry out its educational, administrative and operational functions. This may include, but is not limited to, verifying admission criteria, keeping correct enrolment and student records and complying with Department of Education and Training (DET) and record keeping legislation.
WSUIC may also disclose your personal information to persons or organisations external to WSUIC, including other educational institutions, government departments and agencies and organisations affiliated with WSUIC. This may include any information related to your academic record, findings of misconduct against you or your exclusion from study by WSUIC. You can find more information about this on the Privacy webpage.
5. Keep your personal and contact details up to date
It is your responsibility to make sure your contact details are up to date in Axis while you are a current Western Sydney University International College student. This includes your address, mobile number, home phone number, emergency contact and next of kin. If you move house or get a new mobile, make sure you update Axis with your new details!
Mobile number for emergencies
WSUIC sends urgent information and emergency messages to students by SMS. WSUIC may also call your mobile phone in emergency situations. These may include urgent notices about your enrolment and being discontinued, last minute exam changes and emergency situations on campus. It is your responsibility to keep your mobile number up to date and entered in the correct 'Mobile Number' field in Axis.