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Greenwich University is a now-inactive correspondence school and it was never accredited.[1] According to the Australian Department of Education, "Between 30 June 1998 and 2 December 2002, Greenwich University (Norfolk Island) degrees were lawfully awarded under legislation approved by the Norfolk Island Government, using its powers of self-government. While the Commonwealth Minister for Territories assented to legislation, this does not mean that Greenwich University awards were ever recognised by the Federal Government of Australia."[1] Statue of George II in the Grand Square of the University, with the dome above the Chapel entrance to the left. ... Correspondence schools conduct instruction by exchange of letters. ... Accreditation is a process by which a facilitys services and operations are examined by a third-party accrediting agency to determine if applicable standards are met. ...

It operated on Norfolk Island from 1998-2002.[1] In January 1999, the University requested accreditation under the Australian Qualifications Framework. In response, the Australian government set up a Review Committee to investigate the suitability of Greenwich University for accreditation. The committee returned recommendations that Greenwich University This article is about the year. ... The Australian Qualifications Framework provides the hierarchy of educational qualifications in Australia. ... The Commonwealth of Australia is a constitutional monarchy, a federation, and a parliamentary democracy. ...

"not be listed on the registers of the Australian Qualifications Framework because the standard of its courses, quality assurance mechanisms and its academic leadership fail to meet the standards expected of Australian universities."[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Alert on Greenwich University", Australian Department of Education, 2002. Retrieved on 2006-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Persons Referred to in the Senate Certain Faculty Members of Greenwich University", Commonwealth of Australia, June 1999. Retrieved on 2006-10-20. 

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External links

  • Alert on Greenwich University
  • Greenwich University Alumni Association

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