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Recently Approved UOW Policy Documents

New UOW Policy Documents

Title

Date Approved

Effective Date

Study Time Guideline - Professional Staff

24 January 2021

24 January 2021

   

Amended UOW Policy Documents

Title

Date Approved

Effective Date

Summary of Amendments

Business Continuity Management and Resilience Guidelines

14 May 2021

14 May 2021

Following  review of BCM policy and guidelines, major revisions have been made including change of policy name to include 'Resilience' in title, alignment with Delegations of Authority and alignment of the BCP and CPIA processes with the Enterprise Risk Management System.

Appointment of Honorary Clinical Academics Procedure

10 May 2021

10 May 2021

Amendment to the composition of the Clinical Academic Appointments Committee and Clause 7.1.1 recognise disciplines other than Medicine.
Amendment to Clause 4.7 to stipulate that the Committee Chair will make recommendations for appointment to the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Appointment of Visiting and Honorary Academics Procedure

10 May 2021

10 May 2021

Update of committee structure to current Deputy Vice-Chancellor position and removal of STEM specification in discipline representatives.

 

IP Commercialisation Policy

 

1 April 2021 1 April 2021 Redefinition of 'Creator's to ensure that the intent of the policy is clear.

 

Commercial Research Policy

 

 1 April 2021  1 April

 Major policy review to reflect approvals for commercial research activities to be undertaken by researchers.


Making explicit that normal practice that decisions related to staff drawing individual personal payments from research/consultancy accounts is made by the Executive Dean.


Making explicit the responsibilities of the principal investigator in initiating and managing the project.

Risk Management Policy

17 March 2021

17 March 2021

Update to include references to Foreign Relations, Modern Slavery and Fraud and Corruption.

Risk Management Framework & Guidelines

22 March 2021

22 March 2021

Inclusion of “framework” in the title.
Extraction of the Risk Appetite Statement (RAS) and Key Performance Indicators.

Amendments to better align with requirements and definitions of ISO31000:2018 Risk Management – Guidelines and definitions in ISO Guide 73:2009 Risk Management – Vocabulary.
Inclusion of descriptors of the key framework elements and overview of accountability and action replacing the existing framework diagram with an adaptation of the Three Lines of Defence as
per ISO31000:2018.
 

Gender Identity and Affirmation Guideline

14 January 2021

14 January 2021

Addition of sentence in 7.1 regarding dress code.

Honorary Awards Procedure

26 March 2021

26 March 2021

Addition of new Section “Rescission of
Honorary Awards”.


    

Last reviewed: 3 June, 2021

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