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Policy: Short-term financial assistance for students

Purpose

To outline the standards for the provision of short-term financial assistance for students.

Overview

This policy sets out principles for the financial support of students where unanticipated financial hardship may impact on a student’s capacity to further their studies.

Scope

This policy applies to all short term financial support for students offered by the University.

Policy Statement

Principles

  1. The provision of short-term financial assistance is:
  1. aligned with legislative requirements;
  2. undertaken with integrity and transparency;
  3. for unanticipated financial hardship;
  4. provided for a limited period; and
  5. determined on the basis of need.
  1. Long-term financial support is provided for through academic and equity-based awards.
  2. All personal information is handled in accordance with the ANU Privacy Policy and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Personal information is only used or disclosed for the purpose(s) it was collected or where the University has express consent from the individual(s).

Information

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Title Short-term financial assistance for students
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000415
Version 8
Purpose To outline the standards for the provision of short-term financial assistance for students.
Audience Students
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students - Finance & Fees
 
Effective Date 3 Nov 2021
Review Date 3 Nov 2024
 
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Academic Board
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority: Australian National University Act 1991
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
Privacy Act 1988
Delegations 321, 322
On 9 April 2021, the ANU Council assigned authority to approve academic policy to the Academic Board.

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