Academic Progress

We assist Clayton and Parkville undergraduate students.

If you are unable to secure an appointment on a day or time that suits you, please email msa-advocacy-l@monash.edu

For the latest information on how the new Academic Progress procedures work, click here. Please click on ‘Make an Appointment’ to organise a time that suits you for assistance.

Have you received a ‘Notice of Unsatisfactory Academic Progress (NoUAP)’ or "Notice of Hearing" email? Depending on your situation, the following requirements may apply to you. Click on the ‘Make an Appointment’ button to book an appointment with an Advocate.

The criteria to receive a NoUAP are:

  • failure of 50% or more of your subjects for 2 semesters; and/or
  • failure of a subject you have failed before; and/or
  • failure to meet a compulsory course requirement (varies per course/faculty) eg professional placement /literacy & numeracy test; and/or
  • have not met the enrolment conditions set in the previous review period; and/or
  • failure to successfully complete at least half, 2/3 or ¾ of the credit points required for the course within the same fraction of the maximum course duration.

For full details on Academic Progress, click here.

Level 1: Advice

When you fail one or more units but do not meet any of the Notice of Unsatisfactory Academic Progress (NoUAP) criteria.

  • What You Need to Do: You'll be sent an email with a link to the "My Progress and Support tool" which you are encouraged to complete.
  • What We Can Help You With: If you want to discuss your academic progress, want advice about your studies or need help with completing the "My Progress and Support tool", please feel free to make an appointment with us.

Level 2: Monitoring

When you have met one or more of the Notice of Unsatisfactory Academic Progress (NoUAP), but did not meet any of those criteria in the previous review period.

  • What You Need to Do: You'll be sent an email with a link to the "My Progress and Support tool" which you are required to complete. You may also be asked to attend a course progression meeting.
  • What We Can Help You With: If you need help with completing the "My Progress and Support tool", need assistance preparing for your course progression meeting or would like us to attend your course progression meeting as your support person, please feel free to make an appointment with us.

Level 3: Intervention

When you have met one or more of the Notice of Unsatisfactory Academic Progress (NoUAP) criteria for a second consecutive review period, or you have failed to complete a compulsory course requirement, or the Dean/their delegate determines that your progress is unsatisfactory.

  • What You Need to Do: You'll be sent an email with a link to the "My Academic Progress Response tool" which you are required to complete. You may also be asked to attend an Academic Progress Committee (APC) hearing.
  • What We Can Help You With: If you need help with completing the "My Academic Progress Response tool", need assistance preparing for your APC hearing or would like us to attend your APC hearing as your support person, please feel free to make an appointment with us. To get started, please write a letter in Word, click here: How to write a letter for guidance on your letter, and send it to us at your appointment.
  • Do you have a Hearing? Here are Hearing Hints to help you prepare.

For more information about the assistance Student Advocacy and Support can provide, please visit this page.


Have you been excluded? Please visit the Leaving Monash page and make a general appointment with us through here.
If you are unable to secure an appointment on a day or time that suits you, then please reach out to our team by emailing msa-advocacy-l@monash.edu.

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