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UWA policy library

Policies

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 policy@uwa.edu.au 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.

University Behaviour

This section provides policies for the management of interpersonal behaviours.  

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

These policies support our commitment to representing and supporting our diverse staff and student communities, removing systemic barriers, and fostering an inclusive environment.

Integrity

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

Communication and Official Information

These policies support confidentiality, reduced improper use of and transmission of official information, and protect the rights of the official information produced by members of the University Community. 

Fraud and Corruption

These policies support our committed to complying with all applicable laws and standards, and encourages the reporting of corrupt practices, breaches of the law and matters detrimental to the University or its reputation.

Conflicts of Interest

These policies are about reducing the improper influence and perceived improper influence, of University Officers in the performance of their official University duties.

Recordkeeping

This section supports our obligation to create and keep records which properly and adequately record the performance of the University's functions.
  • Information Retention ( 1 policy )
    • Information Retention Policy Number: UP07/157 - This policy expresses the information retention practices for the University and supports consistency in recordkeeping. This policy was previously named Records Management Policy.

      Archival Record, Information Retention, Metadata, Non-record, Open Data, Record, Record Disposal Authority, Recordkeeping, Record Management, Records in Place, Restricted Access Archive, System of Record, University Archives, University Information Management System, University Record, Vital Records

Complaints

This section upholds the rights, and in some cases the responsibilities, of Students, University Officers and members of the public who may wish to make a complaint or lodge a report.

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.

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.

Academic Management

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

Employment

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

Engagement

Internationalisation

Advancement

Arts and Culture

Sustainability

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

School Protocols

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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