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Sponsorship of External Activities policy

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Section 1 - Preamble

(1) This Policy was approved by the Vice-Chancellor on 19 November 2008, came into effect on 11 December 2008 and includes all amendments to 27 October 2014.

(2) This Policy is pursuant to the Public Relations and Marketing policy.

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Section 2 - Purpose

(3) This Policy governs University sponsorship for the conduct of a range of curricular and extra-curricular activities.

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Section 3 - Scope

(4) This Policy applies to all staff and students of the University, the University community and the wider community. It excludes sponsorship support for University teaching or research partnerships.

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Section 4 - Policy

(5) The University will sponsor activities that:

  1. are consistent with its strategic objectives
  2. aim to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders
  3. maximise the University's promotional opportunities
  4. serve the University community and wider communities.

(6) The annual sponsorship priorities require the approval of the Vice-Chancellor, on the advice of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement.

(7) The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement will ensure that the University sponsors a balanced mix of activities that reflects the diversity of the University community's pursuits and interests.

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Section 5 - Procedure

(8) Refer to the Sponsorship of External Activities procedure.

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Section 6 - Definitions

(9) There are no definitions arising under this Policy.