Student Rights

As a student of Southern Cross Education Institute (Higher Education) it is expected that you will:

  • Be treated with respect and fairness.
  • Be assured of privacy and confidentiality of all personal and academic information.
  • Have any complaints, grievances and appeals dealth with fairly, confidentially and in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Be provided with feedback on all academic work submitted.
  • Be provided with a safe learning environment free of discrimination, harassment and bullying.
  • Be provided access to learning resources, materials and facilities to encourage engagement and enhance learning.
  • Be provided with accurate and timely information about courses of study.
  • Be provided with information about student support services.
  • Have opportunities to represent the student body on committees and provide feedback on the learning experience.
  • Have access to guidance and support from staff on any administrative or academic matters.
  • Have access to channels for complaints and grievances resolution.
Student Responsibilities

As a student of Southern Cross Education Institute (Higher Education) it is expected that you will:

  • Engage in learning, fulfill attendance and assessment requirements and meet or exceed course progress expectations.
  • Have read, understood and abide by the rules, policies and procedures of SCEI-HE.
  • Treat everyone with respect, dignity and courtesy.
  • Not engage in any unlawful behaviour.
  • Not misuse or damage Institute property or the property of other students and staff.
  • Not endanger the health and safety of self and/or others. Respect the rights of others to study and work in an environment free of discrimination, harassment and bullying.
  • Display professional conduct during any industry placement, field trips or excursions.
  • Allow others to have a voice during discussion and respect their opinions and beliefs.
  • Abide by the rules governing plagiarism, cheating and collusion and use copyright material appropriately.