Welcome to Deakin's Policy Library

Here you will find the University's approved policies and procedures.

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Information about processes for developing and writing policies and procedures can be found here.

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  • Elections procedureThe Elections procedure applies to the election of staff members and students to membership of University bodies. It includes reference to eligibility criteria, nominations, polls and the role of the Returning Officer and Deputy Returning Officer.

    This version contains the following updates
    • more comprehensive content " the amendments add important detail especially about voter eligibility to address questions and issues arising in recent elections
    • inclusion of provisions on the counting of votes " these provisions are moved into the body of the procedure enabling the revocation of the previous Schedule
    • greater clarity " a number of clauses are rewritten for clarity
    • inclusion of references to the University’s commitment to ethical conduct and to diversity of membership on University bodies.

  • Employment of Staff policyThis Policy outlines conditions for the employment of staff.
  • Evaluation of Teaching and Units procedureThis Procedure outlines how the University obtains student feedback on teaching and learning within units using an approved student survey, consistent with the University's commitment to continuous quality improvement in teaching and learning.
  • Event and Visitor Protocol procedureThis Procedure outlines the protocol to be adopted when an organisational unit wishes to propose the staging of a major event (as defined) or to extend an invitation on behalf of the University to a high-profile guest.
  • Examinations procedureThis Procedure outlines the requirements and processes in the administration of examinations in undergraduate and postgraduate award courses (other than higher degrees by research). It applies to all staff administering examinations and students undertaking examinations.
  • External Relationships policyThis policy defines the parameters by which the University may engage externally in relationships, partnerships or other arrangements with the aim of advancing its strategic endeavour. It applies to all partnerships entered into by the University with additional requirements for research contracts which are subject to the Research Contracts policy.
  • Externally Funded Research Contracts procedureThis Procedure relates to all externally funded grants and consultancies for research purposes and outlines factors for consideration and action, including compliance with University policy and procedure, parameters of agreements, costing and pricing, indemnity, IP, reporting and accountability, revenue implications and clinical trials.