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Unsatisfactory Academic Progress Policy

1. Purpose

To ensure students are given appropriate support to complete programs and that places in CIT programs are not occupied by students who have demonstrated that they are unable to make satisfactory progress.

2. Scope

All CIT students. International students have additional provisions regarding academic progress that apply as well as this policy.

3. Principles

3.1 CIT will provide a learning environment that assists students to reach their learning goals.

3.2 CIT will monitor and review the progress of students every term and/or semester and identify students needing extra learning support and resources.

3.3 Students enrolling twice without successfully completing may be offered additional support and counselling to improve their chances of completion.

3.4 Students who are still unsuccessful after two attempts may need a learning plan approved by the Head of Department and/or College Director.

4. Documentation

Complaints Students and Community Members Policy

Unsatisfactory Student Behavior Policy

5. Definitions

All terminology used in this policy is consistent with definitions in the CIT Definitions of Terms.

6. Policy Contact Officer

For more information regarding this policy contact Director, Education Services.

Contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

7. Procedures

This policy is implemented through the associated procedures. Authority to make changes to the procedures rests with the policy owner.

Policy No: 2016/592
Approved: February 2021
Next Review: February 2025
Category: Student Policies, Training Policies
Policy Owner: Executive Director, Education & Training Services
procedureword Unsatisfactory Academic Progress Procedures
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