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Sponsorship of External Activities policy

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Section 1 - Preamble

(1) This Policy is effective from 1 February 2023.

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Section 2 - Purpose

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

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Section 3 - Scope

(3) 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

(4) 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.

(5) The annual sponsorship priorities require the approval of the Vice-Chancellor, on the advice of the Special Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor.

(6) The Special Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor 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

(7) The Sponsorship of External Activities procedure documents how to comply with this Policy.

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Section 6 - Definitions

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