University of Technology Sydney

Information for students

It is a legal requirement that students enrolled in health degrees must be registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency). AHPRA student registration is free.

Students enrolled in approved programs of study will be registered by UTS with AHPRA from the first year of their program (before they attend their first clinical placement).

Student Registration ends when a student completes or ceases to be enrolled in an approved program of study or clinical training.

For more information, please visit Frequently Asked Questions - Student Registration.
The following programs require AHPRA registration:

  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Nursing

For more information,

  • Visit the AHPRA website
  • Visit the Contact Us section of the AHPRA website for the contact details of your local AHPRA office.

Nursing and midwifery students will be required to apply online for registration as health practitioner four to six weeks before or once they complete their degree. Please ensure you read the Board specific registration information.

  • AHPRA will finalise your registration once they have been notified by the University.
  • If you are registering as a current graduate you are not required to provide your transcript to AHPRA.
  • AHPRA will only require your academic transcript as proof you have completed your degree if you are applying for registration after you have graduated.

Once you are registered as a health professional your details are available on the AHPRA Register of Practitioners.

As information changes from time to time,

  • Visit the AHPRA website
  • Visit the Contact Us section of the AHPRA website for the contact details of your local AHPRA office.

Location, contacts and inquiries

UTS Student Centres

The UTS Student Centres are both the initial and primary point of contact for all students. Students should deal with the student centres in all matters affecting their studies. This includes enrolment, exemptions, timetable matters, examination and assessment, as well as a wide range of student administration procedures.

For specific Health information, students should contact the UTS Building 10 Student Centre. Opening hours vary during session.

Building 10 Student Centre
Foyer, Level 2, Building 10 (CB10.2)
235 Jones Street, Ultimo
telephone +61 2 9514 1222

Faculty policies and procedures

NSW child protection legislation

Full details are provided in the NSW child protection legislation section in the University-wide general information.

Student administration matters

A range of student administration matters affect the progress of students through their studies. These are formally handled by the Student Administration Unit of the University.

The University's web enrolment system, through which students add and withdraw from subjects, allocate themselves to classes, update their contact details and access their complete study plan and subject results, may be accessed through My Student Admin.

Enrolled students are advised to refer to My Student Admin for their current personal and enrolment details.

A range of information for various student administration matters can also be obtained from Managing your course.

Information can also be obtained from the UTS Student Centres.

Good academic practice

Students are advised to read the Advice to Students on Good Academic Practice policy.

Referencing procedures

The Faculty of Health uses APA 7 style for in-text referencing and production of a reference list. The Library has created extensive guides and tutorials to help you: The Library also offers free access to referencing software called RefWorks which stores your references and creates reference lists automatically:

Academic integrity and student misconduct

Academic integrity is central to the work of the University and is an essential part of the professional identity of graduates from the Faculty of Health. The University Academic Board advises students that:

Academic integrity involves a good measure of trust between students, and between students and academic staff. Cheating, whether in the form of plagiarism, bringing unauthorised material into exams, submitting false requests for alternative exams or special consideration, or any other form, is a breach of this trust. Cheating also subverts the aims and value of students' studies. In certain courses, this may have serious consequences for public health and safety (Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy:

Plagiarism is defined in the UTS Student Rules as “taking and using someone else's ideas or manner of expressing them and passing them off as his or her own by failing to give appropriate acknowledgement of the source to seek to gain an advantage by unfair means” (UTS Student rules, section 16 Student misconduct and appeals Part A – General provisions, Definition of Misconduct It is a serious form of Student Misconduct and can result in harsh penalties.

Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:

  • copying words, or ideas, from websites, reference books, journals, newspapers or other sources without acknowledging the source;
  • paraphrasing material taken from other sources, to change the words but keep the ideas, without acknowledging the source;
  • downloading material from the internet and including it as part of your own work without acknowledging the source;

Cheating includes, but is not limited to:

  • copying work, such as all or part of an assignment, from other students and your own previously submitted assignment and submitting it as your own work;
  • purchasing an assignment from an online site and submitting it as your own work;
  • requesting or paying someone else to write original work for you, such as an assignment, essay or computer program, and submitting it as your own work;
  • unauthorised collusion with students or others and submitting it as your own.

Plagiarism and cheating is completely unacceptable behaviour.

You will need to read and understand the following to assist in understanding your responsibilities for academic integrity and plagiarism at the University: Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial:

Student Misconduct Definition and Appeals (Rule 16.2)


The Faculty of Health offers a suite of 17 internationally recognised clinical practice laboratories and complex simulation technology.

In addition to timetabled clinical laboratory classes, supported practice laboratories are available throughout the session to provide students with an opportunity for clinical skill development.

Faculty of Health laboratory staff are based in room CB10.6.510, but can often be located working within the clinical laboratories on level 6.

Laboratory rules and safety

Students have a duty of care to themselves and others, and must cooperate and observe the following points when in the laboratories.

  • Students must comply with all laboratory safety rules while in the laboratories.
  • No food or drink are allowed in the laboratories at any time, except a clear bottle of water.
  • No children are allowed in the laboratories at any time.
  • Full UTS: Health approved uniform must be worn at all times.
  • All broken equipment must be reported to the Simlab Staff or Manager, Simulation and Laboratories.
  • Incidents inside the teaching labs must be reported to the tutors on duty.
  • Incidents outside the lab must be reported to first aid officers and Manager, Simulation and Laboratories.

Faculty Research Centres and Institutes

UTS: Health has six Centres and a Health Research Institute. The centres coordinate a range of international, educational, contract research, consultancy and continuing professional education activities on behalf of Health.

Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM)

Professor Jon Adams (Director)
UTS Building 10, Jones St, Ultimo

Australian Stuttering Research Centre (ASRC)

Professor Mark Onslow (Director)
UTS Building 1, Broadway, Ultimo

Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE)

Professor Rosalie Viney (Director)
UTS Building 20, Broadway, Chippendale

Human Performance Research Centre (HPRC)

Distinguished Professor Aaron Coutts (Director)
UTS Moore Park Precinct, Cnr Moore Park Rd and Driver Ave, Moore Park

Improving Palliative, Aged, and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation (IMPACCT)

Professor Meera Agar (Director)
UTS Building 10, Jones St, Ultimo

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development (WHO CC)

Michele Rumsey (Director)
UTS Building 10, Jones St, Ultimo

UTS Research Institute for Innovative Solutions for Wellbeing and Health (INSIGHT)

Professor Susan Morton (Director)
UTS Building 10, Jones St, Ultimo