Manual of Policies and Procedures

2010 MOPP Updates

January/February
March/April
May/June
July/August
September/October
November/December

January/February

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.3 Corporate reviews - Minor amendment to clarify external membership categories on review panels (approved by Acting Vice-Chancellor 05.01.10)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/2.1 University Teaching and Learning Committee - Revised membership to reflect change in structure of Teaching and Learning Support Services and Office of Teaching Quality

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

No updates

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/6.1 VIP visits - Periodic review - no change required

APPENDICES

Appendix 5 QUT Organisational Structure - DVC(TILS) area changed to reflect department name change (Teaching and Learning Support Services now eLearning Services)

OTHER

Various policies changed to reflect department name change (Teaching and Learning Support Services now eLearning Services)

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March/April

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

No updates

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/4.10 Conversion from Casual to non-casual - Professional Staff - Periodic review - minor editorial changes only (approved by Principal HR Advisor (Policy and Workplace Relations) 25.02 10)

B/7.2 General employment conditions - Periodic review - no change required (approved by Coordinator, HR Advisory Services 24.03.10)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

No updates

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.8 Management of research data - New policy (approved by University Academic Board 26.03.10)

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.7 Information Technology Governance Committee - Revised membership provisions (approved Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology Information Learning Support) 15.02.10)

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

G/3.1 Assets - Revised policy (Approved by Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning 03.03.10)

G/3.3 Liabilities - Revised policy - minor editorial changes only (Approved by Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning 03.03.10)

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/1.2 QUT Engagement Framework - Revised policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 31.03.10)

I/2.5 Engagement Committee - Revised terms of reference and membership provisions (approved by Vice-Chancellor 31.03.10)

APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Editorial amendment consistent with policy G/3.1 (delegations C058, VC057 and VC058) (approved by Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning 03.03.10)

OTHER

No updates

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May/June

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/1.2 QUT Corporate Governance Guidelines – Policy rescinded - Content moved to Council Procedures 1 - Committees - Section 12 (approved by QUT Council 28.04.10)

A/2.5 Risk management - Revised policy (endorsed by Audit and Risk Management Committee 26.05.10, approved by QUT Council 23.06.10)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/7.10 Salary Loading - Periodic review - minor revisions only (approved by Registrar 27.04.10 and Principal HR Officer (Policy and Workplace Relations) 18.05.10)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

No updates

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

No updates

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/3.1 QUT Student Guild - Periodic review - Updated to reflect recent changes to Student Guild constitutional changes which were approved by QUT Council 26.08.09

E/5.1 Class timetabling, allocation and registration policy - Policy revised to include addition of ability for executive dean to delegate decisions to assistant dean teaching and learning (approved executively, Chair Univeristy Academic Board 09.06.10)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.7 Information Technology Governance Committee - Periodic review - no change required (approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology Information and Learning Support))

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

G/4.1 Budget - Revised policy (approved Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning 27.04.10)

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 2 QUT Council Procedures - Revised policy (approved by Council 28.04.10)

OTHER

No updates

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July/August

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/1.3 Compliance policy - Periodic review - minor editorial changes only (approved by Council 25.08.10)

A/9.1 Health and Safety Policy - Periodic review - minor revisions only (approved by Registrar 12.07.10)

A/9.2 Health and Safety Management - Periodic review - policy revised (approved by Registrar 12.07.10)

A/9.8 Chemical Management Policy - Revised policy (approved by Registrar 12.07.10)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/7.5 Pre-retirement employment arrangements - Periodic review - minor revisions only (approved by Principal HR Advisor (Policy and Workplace Relations) 28.06.10)

Rescinded policies B/12.8 - B/12.13 removed. B/12.14 changed to B/12.08, B/12.15 changed to B/12.09 (approved by Principal HR Advisor (Human Rescources Department) 3.08.10)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/5.3 Procedures for academic dishonesty - Policy revised to reflect introduction of new student discipline framework from 01.09.10

C/5.8 Assessment - Revised policy - minor editorial changes only

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.2 Student Research Misconduct Committee - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 30.08.10)

D/2.7 Procedures for dealing with allegations of research misconduct - Policy revised to reflect introduction of new student discipline framework from 01.09.10

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/1.2 Appeals Committee - Policy revised to include terms of reference, in accordance with new policy E/8.1 Management of student discipline (approved by Council 25.08.10)

E/1.3 Student Misconduct Committee - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 30.08.10)

E/1.4 Faculty Academic Misconduct Committees - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 30.08.10)

E/2.1 QUT Student Code of Conduct - New policy (to replace Statute No 2 (Student Discipline) 1999 and former E/2.1 QUT Student Charter) (approved by Council 25.08.10)

E/6.6 Access to Assessment Results - Periodic review - no change required (approved by Dean of Studies, Office of Teaching Quality)

E/6.8 Late Assessment and Extensions- Periodic review - no change required (approved by Dean of Studies, Office of Teaching Quality)

E/8.1 Management of student discipline - New policy (replaces lapsed Statute No 2 (Student Discipline) 1999 and former E/8.1 Student Discipline) (approved by Council 25.08.10)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.11 Acceptable use of information technology resources - New policy (approved by Council 25.08.10)

F/1.12 Borrowing of library resources - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 30.08.10)

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Information Facilities Rules - Rules repealed, refer to F/1.11 and F/1.12

Student rule 29 - Rule repealed, refer to E/2.1

QUT Statute No. 1 (Course of Study) 1999 - Repealed from 27.08.2010, refer to E/8.1

QUT Statute No. 2 (Student Discipline) 1999- Lapsed as of 31.08.10

Queensland University of Technology (Awards and Courses of Study) Statute 2010 - Gazetted 27.08.10 (replaces former Queensland University of Technology Statute No.1 (Course of Study) 1999) (Approved by Council 28.04.10)

OTHER

No updates

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September/October

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.2 University Planning Framework - Revised policy in accordance with anticipated changes to QUT Blueprint

A/2.4 QUT Quality Framework - Revised policy in accordance with anticipated changes to QUT Blueprint

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/5.3 Procedures for academic dishonesty - Policy revised to reflect introduction of new student discipline framework from 01.09.10

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.7 Procedures for dealing with allegations of research misconduct - Policy revised to reflect introduction of new student discipline framework from 01.09.10

D/6.5 University Human Research Ethics Committee - Revised reporting requirements to include reporting through Audit and Risk Management Committee to Council

D/6.6 QUT Institute Biosafety Committee - Revised reporting requirements to include reporting through Audit and Risk Management Committee to Council

D/6.7 University Animal Ethics Committee - Revised reporting requirements to include reporting through Audit and Risk Management Committee to Council

D/7.1 Outside work - academic staff - Periodic review- Policy revised

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.3 QUT ePrints repository for research output - Revised due to the removal of Australasian Digital Theses (ADT)

F/1.10 Library treatment of theses - Policy revised and renamed

F/6.1 Records management policy (previously F/8.1 Records management policy) - Policy revised - periodic review

F/6.2 Information privacy (previously F/9.1 Privacy policy) - Policy revised following enactment of Information Privacy Act 2009

F/6.3 Access to information (previously F/10.1 Freedom of Information policy) - Policy revised following rescinding of Freedom of Information Act 1992 and enactment of Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 8 - Three committees dealing with student misconduct have been added

  • Student Misconduct Committees placed under VC's Committees
  • Faculty Academic Misconduct Committees placed under Faculty Academic Boards
  • Student Research Misconduct Committee placed under Deputy Vice- Chancellor

Appendix 8 - Two Committees have been removed

  • Physical Infrastructure Advisory Committee
  • Discipline Review Panel

OTHER

Changes to terminology:

Freedom of information has been replaced by Right to Information
Privacy policy has been replaced by Information privacy policy
Higher degree research has been replaced by Research higher degree

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November/December

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

No updates

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

No updates

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

No updates

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

G/5.3 Purchasing - Policy revised to incorporate sustainable procurement principles; new corporate procurement planning procedures; new financial threshold; and Health and Safety considerations - (Approved by Director, Corporate Finance 11.11.2010)

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

Approval authorities changed for the following policies:

• 1.1 Physical facilities planning and management delegated to Registrar
• 1.2 Space Management - delegated to Vice-Chancellor
• 2.1 Capital projects delegated to Vice-Chancellor
• 2.2 Design standards for internal space delegated to Vice-Chancellor
• 2.3 Tenders and quotations delegated to Registrar
• 2.4 Project Management delegated to Registrar
• 2.5 Thermal comfort management/air conditioning delegated to Registrar
• 3.1 Site delegated to Registrar
• 3.3 Buildings and accommodation delegated to Registrar
• 3.4 Security delegated to Registrar
• 3.5 University Bookshop delegated to Registrar
• 3.6 Food services, catering and alcohol delegated to Registrar
• 3.7 Vehicles delegated to Registrar
• 4.1 Maintenance delegated to Registrar
• 4.2 Cleaning delegated to Registrar
• 4.3 Waste management delegated to Registrar

(Approved by Planning and Resources Committee 24.10.2010)

H/2.2 Physical Infrastructure Advisory Committee - Policy repealed and Committee disestablished (Approved by VC 16.10.2010)

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

No updates

OTHER

No updates

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