What is CAMS?

The Course Approvals and Management System (CAMS) is a web-based centralised system for an efficient and secure catalogue of courses and units offered by Victoria University.

The system provides a single reference point for all course and unit information, and is a control mechanism for managing, auditing and reporting on the quality and state of its curriculum assets.

CAMS manages:

  • all approvals and management of courses and units
  • standardisation of documentation and information related to courses and units
  • enforce compliance with university and national policies

It is mandatory that ALL courses offered at Victoria University; Higher Education (HE), Vocational Education Training (VET) and Non-award (NA) are approved through CAMS.

Once a course or unit is fully approved and final versioned in CAMS, a notification flows through to VU Connect (VU's student management system) for registration, course details are submitted for CRICOS registration if required, and information is published on Course Finder and available to advertise.

CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students)is a registration number provided to Victoria University by the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) for each course/ location with international onshore students.

Any VU staff member can request access to read the information stored in CAMS. Only those people who work in a College and who attend training are given edit access.

As with most university systems, to access the network off-site you will require a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Go to the ITS Intranet to learn more about installing VPN on your laptop or device.