Privacy Statement

The Scholarships and Student Advancement Unit is required to handle personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy of Western Sydney University. The Privacy Policy is in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA) and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIPA). In particular the University will reference its practices and activities against the Information Protection Principles (IPPs), and the Health Privacy Principles (HPPs) contained in those Acts.

For information on the IPPs and HPPs, please refer to the University Privacy Policy.

Personal information about Applicants:

The Unit will collect personal information provided on the application form provided by the applicant. In some circumstances the Unit may collect personal information about an individual from a third party, for example through a report provided by a referee.

Updating personal information:

The Unit endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. An applicant may seek to update the personal information held by the Unit by emailing the Scholarships and Student Advancement Unit from their student email account.

Information Privacy Policy:

The procedures of the Unit are consistent with the collection of personal and health information which can be accessed from the University's Privacy Policy.