Policy Notices

Policy News

Policy Updates

Recent updates have been made to the following policies:

  • Children on Campus Policy - revised to take account of organisational changes and give flexibility to staff (May 2021)
  • Fraud and Corruption Policy -  minor revisions following regular review. (March 2021)
  • Private Vehicles for University Business Policy - revised to take account of the change in the reimbursement rate for use of private vehicles for University business to 82 cents per km. (April 2021)
  • Space Allocation and Management Policy - minor revisions following regular review. (March 2021)
  • Travel Policy - the phrase "all-inclusive" with respect to travel insurance has been removed from clause 70 of the policy to reflect changes to the University's travel insurance with respect to epidemics and pandemics as a consequence of COVID-19 to avoid potential confusion about coverage.

Policy Reviews

The following policies, protocols and regulations are currently under review:

Feedback on any of these policies, protocols and regulations is invited to [email protected].

New Policies

The following proposed new policies, protocols and regulations are currently in development:

  • Academic Agreements Policy - intended to set out the strategic principles and processes that apply when entering into academic agreements with other institutions.
  • Contract Management Policy - intended to ensure that the University manages contracts in a consistent manner
  • Sexual Violence Policy - intended to ensure that staff and students are aware of the University's policy and procedures in this space.
  • Suicide Prevention Protocol - intended to advise staff who find themselves in circumstances where intervention is needed to feel able to respond appropriately and sensitively for the wellbeing of all involved.
  • Work-Integrated Learning Policy - intended to set out responsibilities and authorities around work integrated learning for staff, students and placement providers.

Suggestions on matters relevant to these topics or suggestions for other new policies are invited to [email protected].

Q & A

Policy-related questions can be submitted to the Manager, Policy and Governance either by email to [email protected] or [email protected] or through the feedback facility at the bottom of each policy. Answers will be posted here.

Last updated 6 May 2021


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