This Statute is the Academic Statute of Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) and is made by the Council of NMIT pursuant to Section 194 of the Education Act 1989. It shall take effect from 1 January 2017.
This Statute applies to all courses and programmes within NMIT for which credits or qualifications may be granted.
This Statute reflects NMIT’s commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi.
NMIT has a duty to acknowledge the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
Additional NMIT regulations or rules, as approved by the Academic Board, may apply in the case of particular programmes. Where there is a conflict between this Statute and specific regulations or rules, this Statute shall prevail unless it is stated otherwise.
Where a programme of study leads to an award granted or approved by an external body, in addition to meeting the requirements established by that body, the programme shall satisfy the requirements of this Statute.
Where a programme is subject to regulations by both NMIT and another regulatory authority, and there is conflict between those regulations, then the regulations of that other authority shall apply in respect of that programme, unless the Academic Board determines otherwise.
Any amendments to this Statute must be endorsed by the Academic Board and approved by Council and, if necessary, be communicated in writing to all students affected by the variation.