Approval authorities are responsible for approving the final draft of policies and procedures before they are published in the Policy Library.
For existing policies, the approval authority is listed in the footer of the document. When developing new policies, the table below can be referenced to assist in determining the approval authority.
For more information contact the Policy Office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Policy/Procedure type||Policy/Procedure subjects||Approval authorities|
Statutes, Regulations and Standing Resolutions, Strategic Positioning, Risk Management, Fiduciary Responsibility, Delegations of Authority, Legislative and Common Law Compliance, Appointment, Performance and Remuneration of the Vice-Chancellor, Employment of Staff, ESOS
Approval authority is Council
Approval of procedures relating to Governance policies may include:
VC Senior Executive
Note: Standing Committees of Council may endorse policies and procedures to Council for approval.
Only Council has the authority to approve Council-owned policies and procedures
Learning, teaching and research
Academic Quality Assurance and Standards, Quality of Learning and Teaching, Curriculum Design and Delivery, Research and Research Training, Assessment, Progression, Entry Requirements, Academic Grievances and Appeals
Approval authority is Academic Board
Approval of procedures relating to learning, teaching and research policies may include:
DVC (Learning and Quality)
Note: Standing Committees of Academic Board may endorse policies and procedures for Academic Board to approve.
Committees are not authorised to approve academic- or research-related policies and procedures
Assessment, Student Support and Services, Academic Performance, Enrolments, Student Fees and Refunds
Academic Board or relevant VC Senior Executive or delegated Director.
Facilities Management, Records Management, Human Resources, Finance Administrative Processes, Information Technology, Marketing and Communication, Student Administration Processes, Risk, Health and Safety
VC, Senior Executive or delegated Director.