Statutes and Regulations

The Federation University Australia Act 2010 (pdf,792kb) stipulates that the University must enact legislation (Statutes and Regulations) relating to the organisation and management of the University. All of the legislation contained in the following index has been formally approved and is in force. Any areas not covered by legislation are governed by existing policy.

Download a list of Victorian and Commonwealth legislation applicable to the University (updated 21 January 2016)

Index to Statutes and Regulations

1. General

2. Internal bodies

3. Officers of the University

4. Academic dress

5. Candidature for admission to degrees

6. Discipline

7. Elections

8. Property

9. Fees and charges

10. Non-academic services and organisations


1. General

Statute 1.1 Interpretation (pdf, 13kb)

Regulation 1.1 Interpretation (pdf, 50kb)

Regulation 1.1.2 Interpretation (pdf, 13kb)

Statute 1.2 The Seal of the University (pdf, 52kb)

Statute 1.3 Meetings (pdf, 10kb)
The Schedule (pdf, 8kb)

Statute 1.4 The University Year and Timetables (pdf, 9kb)

Statute 1.5 Members of the University (pdf, 8kb)


2. Internal bodies

Statute 2.1 The Council (pdf, 10kb)
The Schedule (Rescinded by Council on 21/02/12)
Regulation 2.1 The Council (pdf, 13kb)
Regulation 2.1.2 The Council (pdf, 8kb)

Statute 2.2 Academic Board (pdf, 32kb)
Regulation 2.2 Appeals Committee (pdf, 21kb)
Regulation 2.2.2 Academic Board (pdf, 37kb)

Statute 2.3 The Schools (pdf, 9kb)
Regulation 2.3 The Schools (pdf, 7kb)

Statute 2.4 The Student Discipline Comittee (pdf, 16kb)
Regulation 2.4 The Student Discipline Committee (pdf, 29kb)

Statute 2.5 Branches (rescinded)

Statute 2.6 Board of Technical and Further Education (removed 1 July 2006 as a result of amendments to the University of Ballarat Act)

Statute 2.7 Board of Technical Studies (removed 1 July 2006 as a result of amendments to the University of Ballarat Act)

Statute 2.8 Divisions (revoked by the Minister for Higher Education and Skills on 17 June 2013)

Statute 2.9 Student Senate (pdf, 12kb)


3. Officers of the University

Statute 3.1 The Chancellor (pdf, 15kb)

Statute 3.2 The Deputy Chancellor (pdf, 8kb)

Statute 3.3 The Vice-Chancellor (pdf, 10kb)

Statute 3.4 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (pdf, 76kb)

Statute 3.5 Pro Vice-Chancellors (pdf, 10kb)

Statute 3.6 The Professoriate (pdf, 12kb)
The Schedule (pdf, 12kb)
Regulation 3.6 The Professoriate (pdf, 9kb)

Statute 3.7 Visiting Teaching and Research Staff and Academic Associates (rescinded by Council on 25/10/07)

Statute 3.8 Deans of School (pdf, 12 kb)

Statute 3.9 Directors (pdf, 51kb)


4. Academic dress

Statute 4.1 Academic Dress (pdf, 44kb)
Regulation 4.1 Academic Dress (pdf, 21kb)


5. Candidature for admission to degrees

Statute 5.1 Academic Awards and Courses (pdf, 60kb)
The Schedule 5.1 - Current Programs Higher Education (pdf, 28kb)
The Schedule 5.1 - Current Programs Technical and Further Education (pdf, 18kb)
The Schedule 5.1.1 - Non-Current Programs Higher Education (pdf, 33kb)
The Schedule 5.1.1 - Non Current Programs Technical and Further Education (pdf, 49kb)
Regulation 5.1 Higher Doctorates, The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Professional Doctorates and Masters Degrees by Research (pdf, 76kb)
Regulation 5.1.2 Honours and Distinction (pdf, 56kb)
Regulation 5.1.3 Courses (pdf, 36kb)

Statute 5.2 Entry Quotas, Admissions and Enrolment (pdf, 10kb)
Regulation 5.2 Entry Quotas, Admissions and Enrolment (pdf, 77kb)

Statute 5.3 Assessment (pdf, 12kb)
The Schedule Part 1 (pdf, 21kb)
The Schedule Part 2 (pdf, 23kb)
The Schedule Part 3 (pdf, 8kb)
Regulation 5.3 Assessment (pdf, 16kb)
Regulation 5.3.2 Assessment (pdf, 7kb)

Statute 5.4 Exclusion for Reasons of Unfitness (pdf, 20kb)
Regulation 5.4 Exclusion for Reasons of Unfitness (pdf, 13kb)

Statute 5.5 Unsatisfactory Progress (pdf, 17kb)
Regulation 5.5 Unsatisfactory Progress (pdf, 7kb)

Statute 5.6 Admission to Academic Awards (pdf, 119kb)
Regulation 5.6 - Admission to and Granting of Academic Awards from 1 January 2014 - Persons Enrolled as a Student of the University of Ballarat (pdf, 85kb)

Statute 5.7 Admission to Degrees without Examination and to Honorary Degrees (pdf, 8kb)

Statute 5.8 Revocation of Awards (pdf, 9kb)


6. Discipline

Statute 6.1 Student Discipline (pdf, 9kb)

Regulation 6.1 Student Discipline (pdf, 36kb)

Regulation 6.1.1 Plagiarism (pdf, 11kb)


7. Elections

Statute 7.1 Elections Procedures (pdf, 54kb)

Regulation 7.1 Election Procedures Regulation (pdf,14kb)

Statute 7.2 Elections by Members of Boards (pdf, 59kb)


8. Property

Statute 8.1 Administration of Premises and Other Property (pdf, 45kb)

Regulation 8.1The University Library (pdf, 16kb)

Statute 8.2 Intellectual Property (pdf, 18kb)
Regulation 8.2 Intellectual Property (pdf, 11kb)

Statute 8.3 University Centres (pdf, 47kb)
Regulation 8.3 Centres (pdf, 8kb)


9. Fees and charges

Statute 9.1 Fees and Charges (pdf, 26kb)

Regulation 9.1Fees and Charges (pdf, 45kb)

Statute 9.2 Fees and Charges (TAFE Division) (pdf, 15kb)
Regulation 9.2 Fees and Charges (TAFE Division) (rescinded by Council on 16/06/04)


10. Non-academic services and organisations

Statute 10.1 Ballarat Technology Park (pdf, 58kb)

Regulation 10.1 Ballarat Technology Park (rescinded by Council on 30/03/04)

Regulation 10.1.2 Centre for Rural and Regional Information (rescinded by Council on 07/05/03)

Regulation 10.1.3 Incubator and Enterprise Development Committee (rescinded by Council on 30/03/04)

Statute 10.2 Commercial Activity (pdf, 11.2kb)