Terms and Conditions of Acceptance of Offer of Place in a Qualification

1.    Process for Studying at Massey University

1.1    I understand that I will not be able to study at Massey University until I am enrolled and I will not be enrolled at Massey University until I have received and accepted, in the manner prescribed by Massey University:

  1. an Offer of Place in a qualification; and
  2. an Offer of Enrolment; and

until such times (if any) that Massey University issues me with a Confirmation of Enrolment.

1.2    I also understand that I must satisfy all conditions required by Massey University to be satisfied and specified in any Offer of Place in a qualification and specified in any Offer of Enrolment unless any such conditions are waived in writing by Massey University.

2.    General

In accepting this Offer of a Place in a qualification:

2.1    I am solely responsible for ensuring that any Offer of Place I accept is for a programme that I am eligible to study and wish to study.

2.2    I have read and understood the programme regulations available in the Massey University Calendar and I understand that programme regulations and programme content may change (including course content) and that I am not entitled to compensation for any such changes.

2.3    I acknowledge that there is no representation by Massey University that it will still offer the qualification/courses at the date that I become enrolled.  I also understand that Massey University may, at its sole discretion, cancel any qualification/courses whether partially completed by me or not even after I am admitted and/or enrolled and even after Massey University issues me with a written Confirmation of Enrolment (if any).  If Massey University cancels a qualification and/or course that I am enrolled in and which I have not undertaken or if Massey University postpones the start date of any qualification and/or course and a new start date does not suit me I will receive a refund of fees paid for the courses which I have not undertaken and were enrolled in at the time of the cancellation. I will not receive any compensation.

2.4    I understand that if I do not accept the Offer of Place in a qualification on or before the date specified in any Offer of Place, then at any time before my acceptance Massey University may, by notice in writing to me, withdraw the Offer of Place in the qualification.

2.5    I understand that if after I have accepted this Offer of Place in a qualification, and if I no longer wish to study that qualification/programme, but wish to study a different qualification at Massey University, I must submit another Admission Application.

2.6    If I study and complete the qualification listed in my Offer of Place and if Massey University awards me that qualification, I agree that Massey University is not warranting that I will be registered in any particular profession/occupation or that I will be able to practice in any particular profession/occupation.  Entry into any profession/occupation is subject to the applicable laws, regulations and rules of the profession/occupation concerned.

2.7    If I am an international student, I understand that I must pay to Massey University all tuition fees and other fees prescribed by Massey University at the time I accept this Offer of Place.

2.8    I agree that if I was under 18 years old when I submitted my Admission Application, but I am 18 years old or older at the date of acceptance of this Offer of Place in a Qualification, then in accepting this Offer of Place in a Qualification I also agree to the Terms and Conditions and Declaration stated or referred to on my Admission Application.

3.    Programme-Specific Requirements

Bachelor of Veterinary Science

I will comply with all of the practical requirements of the Bachelor of Veterinary Science Degree, including performance of activities such as dissection, recovery and non-recovery surgery, animal euthanasia, attendance at animal slaughter premises and participation in veterinary procedures involving live and dead animals.  I understand that I will have access to confidential information about veterinary practices, their clients and their animals.  I undertake to treat all such information as private, and in accordance with the provisions of Code of Professional Conduct of the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.

I have read the Examination Regulations (VpMaC 12/06) and agree to abide by them.

I agree to undertake Police vetting if required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this. I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme, if the Police vetting is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion.

I have not been charged with or convicted of any criminal offence either in New Zealand or overseas which might prejudice my future registration as a Veterinarian under the Veterinarians Act 2005.
I am not now, nor have I been the subject of professional disciplinary proceedings, nor have I been struck off a register of veterinarians or otherwise disciplined by a veterinary professional organisation which might prejudice my future registration as a veterinarian under the Veterinarians Act 2005.

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me. I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

a)    I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and

b)    there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures, that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

Bachelor of Veterinary Technology

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me. I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

  1. I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and
  2. there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures, that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

Bachelor of Aviation

I have not been charged with or convicted of any criminal offence either in New Zealand or overseas which might prejudice me in obtaining an aviation document under the Civil Aviation Act 1990.

I agree to undertake Police vetting if required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this. I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme, if the Police vetting is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion.

I have read and understood the “fit and proper person” test outlined by Section 10 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and I believe I fulfil the criteria of a fit and proper person for the purposes of obtaining an aviation document under that Act.

I understand that if I am a domestic student the amount I can borrow from Studylink is limited and I agree to stay within those limits.  I also understand that Massey University will forward my enrolment information to Studylink to enable Studylink to verify that I am remaining within the specified lending limits.

Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy with Honours Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary), Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary), Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Te Aho Tatarangi Bachelor  of Teaching  and Learning Kura kaupapa Māori, Te Aho Paerewa Postgraduate Diploma in Maori Medium Teaching and Learning, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology, Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching, Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, Master of Specialist Teaching, Master of Counselling Studies, Master of Teaching and Learning

I have not been convicted of any specified offence as set out in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 OR I have been convicted of a specified offence but I hold a current exemption granted under Section 35 of that Act.

I have not been charged with or convicted of any other criminal offences either in New Zealand or overseas that has not already been disclosed in writing to Massey University prior to the issue of this Offer of Place.

I agree to participate in periodic safety checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and Police vetting when required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this.  I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme if I have a specified offence under the Vulnerable Children Act for which I have not been granted an exemption and/or if any Police vetting or safety check is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion. I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me.  I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

  1. I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and
  2. there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

Bachelor of Social Work

I have not been convicted of any specified offence as set out in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 OR I have been convicted of a specified offence but I hold a current exemption granted under Section 35 of that Act.

I have not been charged with or convicted of any other criminal offences either in New Zealand or overseas that have not already been disclosed in writing to Massey University prior to the issue of this Offer of Place.

I agree to participate in periodic safety checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and Police vetting when required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this.  I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme if I have a specified offence under the Vulnerable Children Act for which I have not been granted an exemption and/or if the Police vetting or safety check is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion. I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me.  I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

  1. I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and
  2. there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

I have read and understood Section 47 of the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 and the Fit and Proper Policy Statement of the Social Workers Registration Board and I believe that I fulfil the criteria for a “fit and proper” person to practice social work in New Zealand.  I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

I am aware that my suitability for progression from Part I to Part II and then Part III and IV of the Bachelor of Social Work qualification will be assessed at the end of each Part. My progression will be based on me successfully completing the courses in the previous parts, compliance with the Fit and Proper Policy Statement of the Social Workers Registration Board, my ability to complete the practical components of the programme and my suitability under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. I understand that I may not be permitted to continue my study towards the Bachelor of Social Work qualification at Massey University if Massey University, at its sole discretion, decides that I do not meet the requirements for progression.

Master of Applied Social Work

I have not been convicted of any specified offence as set out in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014
OR I have been convicted of a specified offence but I hold a current exemption granted under Section 35 of that Act.

I have not been charged with or convicted of any other criminal offences either in New Zealand or overseas that has not already been disclosed in writing to Massey University prior to the issue of this Offer of Place.

I agree to participate in periodic safety checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and Police vetting when required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this and I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme if I have a specified offence under the Vulnerable Children Act for which I have not been granted an exemption and/or if the Police vetting or safety check is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion. I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me.  I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

  1. I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and
  2. there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

I have read and understood Section 47 of the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 and the Fit and Proper Policy Statement of the Social Workers Registration Board and I believe that I fulfil the criteria for a “fit and proper” person to practice social work in New Zealand.  I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics)

I have provided all information to Massey University about disabilities and health conditions affecting me. I also confirm that I am not suffering from any disability or health condition where that disability or health condition is such that:

  1. I require special services or facilities that in the circumstances cannot reasonably be made available to enable me to participate in the programme or enable me to derive substantial benefit from the programme; and
  2. there is a risk of harm to me or others and it is not reasonable to take that risk (after consideration of all risk reduction measures that risk cannot be reduced to a normal level).

Postgraduate Diploma Psychological Practice, Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, Master of Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology

I have not been convicted of any specified offence as set out in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014
OR I have been convicted of a specified offence but I hold a current exemption granted under Section 35 of that Act.

I have not been charged with or convicted of any other criminal offences either in New Zealand or overseas that has not already been disclosed in writing to Massey University prior to the issue of this Offer of Place.

I agree to participate in periodic safety checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and Police vetting when required by Massey University and to sign all forms to facilitate this and I understand that I cannot continue to be enrolled in this programme if I have a specified offence under the Vulnerable Children Act for which I have not been granted an exemption and/or if the Police vetting or safety check is unacceptable to Massey University in Massey University’s sole opinion. I understand that the provisions of the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 do not authorise the concealment of a conviction for a specified offence defined in Schedule 2 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 for core workers.

Acceptance of Offer of Place in a Qualification Declaration

In submitting this acceptance of an Offer of Place in a qualification:

1.    I have read, understood and agree to the Terms and Conditions of Acceptance of Offer of Place in a Qualification.

2.    I agree that the Terms and Conditions on the Admission Application also apply and form part of my agreement with Massey University.

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