At the end of each semester, the Faculty of Science reviews the academic performance of all coursework students enrolled in the Faculty. We aim to identify any students who may be 'at risk' of not making satisfactory course progress, and we urge them to take immediate action to improve their academic performance.
An Early Warning email is sent to all students who have failed at least one unit. The purpose of the email is to:
encourage you to identify the reasons for failing unit/s and take immediate actions to improve your academic performance.
inform you about the free support services available to you from Science and the University;
warn you that you may be at risk of breaching the Faculty of Science academic progress rules at the end of the year if your academic performance does not improve.
If you meet one or more of the Faculty of Science Unsatisfactory Academic Progress rules after the publication of results at the end of the year, you will be sent a Notice of Referral and Hearing email.
In this email you will be asked to explain in writing why your results were unsatisfactory and why you should not be excluded from your course. You are expected to reply by the date indicated in the email, and to make yourself available to attend a hearing of the Faculty's Academic Progress Committee. If a Notice of Referral and Hearing has been emailed to you, you must take action immediately. Please refer to the checklist below:
Student response checklist for:
Round 1: post semester 2 result publication
Round 2: post deferred exam publication (February)
Read the Notice of Referral and Hearing email
Download and read all the academic progress documentation.
Complete the Student Response form and submit your response before the closing date.
Check your Monash email account regularly as all correspondence from Faculty of Science will be sent to your student email account.
Ensure you are available to attend a hearing by the Academic Progress Committee held in early February 2020 (for round one) or early March (for round two).
Please note that if you are required to appear before the Academic Progress Committee you will be notified via your Monash email account.
The Faculty's Academic Progress Committee will hear a student's case at the appointed time and has the power to make one of the following decisions:
permit a student to continue studies without further conditions; or
permit a student to continue studies with enrolment conditions imposed; or
exclude a student from the Faculty.
Refer to the following websites for more information: