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UWA policy library


At UWA, our policies recognise our diversity and are developed to be inclusive. All policies in this library apply to the entire University Community, regardless of identity, including but not limited to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community, people living with disabilities and people of all genders. The following documents provide some basic info about the new UWA Policy Library.

If you have any questions, or need assistance, please contact the Policy Manager via or call tel: +61 8 6488 8722

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Code of Conduct

Students and University Officials are responsible for their own behaviour and obliged to conduct themselves in keeping with the provisions of the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.  When you become a member of the University Community either as a Student or as a University Official, you need to acknowledge that you've read and understood our Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct below.


These policies are about ensuring integrity, quality and standardisation across the University's frameworks, systems and decision making.

Academic Management

These policies deal with infrastructure to support employees to deliver the University's core business activity.


These policies are for managing employment practices not covered under the employment agreement.


These policies are for managing our cultural collections and heritage, as well as and how we collaborate with our communities and partners.

School Protocols

Student Administration

These policies are student focused.  They deal with aspects for managing student administrative matters ranging from admission to graduation.  They also deal with structures to support students' academic life.


These policies are about enhancing our social experiences, managing and adapting our facilities and services, and reducing our impact on our environments.

Teaching and Research Training

Teaching and research training is the core business activity of the University.  Policies relating to this category deal with course management, learning and teaching and research training for HDR students.  They deal with aspects relating to curriculum design, structures to support the management of UWA courses, delivery of teaching and the provision of research training.

Policy suggestions

If you would like to suggest a new policy or an amendment to an existing policy, please do so by clicking on the Suggestion Form button below.

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Visit the Policy Office at The University of Western Australia from 8.30am to 5.00pm. Please make an appointment before visiting. 

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You can call the UWA Policy Manager from 8.30am to 5.00pm (Western Standard Time):

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