Manual of Policies and Procedures

2017 MOPP Updates

January/February 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

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CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

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CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

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CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/6.7 Academic progress - Editorial amendment to clarify appeals process

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.5 Email policy - Editorial amendments following the retirement of QUT Fileshare

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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APPENDICES

Appendix1c QUT Legislative provisions - Rules - Footnote added to explain terminology change for 24(3) and 24(6) - 'visiting' to 'single-unit'

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised delegations (VC071 and VC129) relating to the restructure of Creative Industries Faculty

Appendix 5 QUT Organisational Structure - Approved restructure of the Faculty of Education - School of Cultural and Professional Learning, School of Curriculum and School of Early Childhood disestablished and establishment of the School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education and the School of Teacher Education and Leadership

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March/April 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/3.6 University Academic Board - Revised membership in accordance with committee self-assessment review

A/3.7 Faculty academic boards - Terms of reference amended as a result of new policy C/3.4 Graduate and professional education

A/9.2 Environmental protection - Policy simplification

A/9.5 Radiation protection - Policy simplified and minor revisions

A/9.6 Communicable / infectious diseases - Policy simplified and minor revisions

A/9.8 Chemical management - Policy simplified and minor revisions

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

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CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/2.1 University Learning and Teaching Committee - Revised membership in accordance with committee self-assessment review and disestablishment of Student Support Services

C/2.2 Curriculum Standards Committee - Revised terms of reference and membership in accordance with committee self-assessment review

C/2.3 Programs Executive Committee - Revised membership and terms of reference following implementation of the new Graduate and professional education policy and governance.  Included the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Library Services) and removed the position Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Programs and Partnerships)

C/3.3 Programs and non-award study - Revised policy - title changed from Non-award courses

C/3.4 Customised education - Policy replaced by new Vice-Chancellor policy Graduate and professional education

C/3.4 Graduate and professional education - New policy

C/3.5 Transnational education - Revised policy - titled changed from Transnational award courses

C/4.1 Curriculum development, approval and accreditation - Revised policy to incorporate revisions to the terms of reference of Curriculum Standards Committee (C/2.2) - effective 01.03.17

C/6.2 First Year Experience and retention - Revised policies and membership to reflect position title change - Associate Director, Student Success and Retention to Director, Student Success

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.1 University Research and Innovation Committee - Revised membership in accordance with committee self-assessment review

D/3.1 Intellectual property - Revised policy to include work integrated learning activities

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/1.2 Appeals Committee - Revised membership in accordance with committee self-assessment review and disestablishment of Student Support Services

E/2.1 QUT Student Code of Conduct - Periodic review - policy simplified and minor revisions only

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Delegations relating to non-award courses, transnational education and graduate professional education - revised (C097, C100, VC135) and new (VC195, VC196)

OTHER

Changes to references in multiple sections within the MOPP - Disestablishment of the Division of Administrative Services Department - Student Support Services and the position of Director, Student Support Services effective 01.01.17

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May/June 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/1.4 QUT seal - Periodic review - policy simplified

A/9.1 Health, safety and environment framework - Revised and simplified policy to reflect external audit recommendations

A/9.9 University Health, Safety and Environment Committee - Membership changes following discontinued position and resignation/realignment of role

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

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CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/2.1 University Learning and Teaching Committee - Revised terms of reference to include "Faculty Academic Board" roles for centrally-operated non-research awards

C/2.3 Programs Executive Committee - Membership category updated to include nominee for Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Library Services) category

C/6.1 Physical and virtual learning environments - Policy rescinded

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/4.2 Advanced standing - Revised policy

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/6.2 Information privacy - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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APPENDICES

Appendix 5 QUT Organisational Structure - Approved restructure of divisions as a result of the REAL Difference initiative and position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Programs and Partnerships) disestablished

OTHER

Changes to references in multiple sections within the MOPP - References to disestablished position removed - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Programs and Partnerships)

Changes to references in multiple sections within the MOPP - Approved name change for division, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support to Division of Technology, Information and Library Services and position title, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Learning Support) to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Library Services) - effective 03.01.17

Changes to references in multiple sections within the MOPP - References to Student Gateway updated to QUT Students site as part of the HiQ Project

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July/August 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/8.4 Equal opportunity and diversity- Revised and simplified policy

A/8.8 Child care and family responsibilities - Policy rescinded

A/8.8 Gender equity - New policy (A/8.8 formerly Child care and family responsibilities)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/7.11 Superannuation - Periodic review - policy modernised and approval updated to Vice-Chancellor

CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/2.2 Curriculum Standards Committee - New committee charter and revised terms of reference to include new responsibilities

C/3.1 Courses and awards - Consequential amendment to include the role of Curriculum Standards Committee and administrative amendment to section C/3.1.4 Award titles in relation to MPhil study areas

C/4.1 Curriculum development, approval and accreditation - Revised policy to include Curriculum Standards Committee roles for lower-risk curriculum matters and corporate versions of accredited courses

C/5.1 Assessment - Revised and simplified policy approved - effective 01.01.18

C/6.4 Recording of lectures and classes - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/5.1 Management of higher degree research courses - Revised and simplified policy

D/5.3 Higher degree research candidates - Revised policy to include new course Master of Philosophy

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/6.6 Access to assessment results - Policy reviewed - to be rescinded effective 01.01.18 (C/5.1 Assessment and feedback)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.4 Policy on web pages and web servers - Revised and simplified policy

F/1.7 Information Technology Governance Committee - New committee charter and revised terms of reference to update sub-committees

F/2.1 Corporate identity - Revised and simplified policy to include content from F/2.2 QUT name, logo and slogan and F/4.1 Publishing and printing

F/2.2 QUT name, logo and slogan - Policy rescinded - content incorporated into revised F/2.1 Corporate identity policy

F/3.2 Social media - Revised and simplified policy

F/3.3 Advertising - Revised and simplified policy

F/3.4 Media relations - Revised and simplified policy

F/4.1 Publishing and printing - Policy rescinded - content incorporated into revised F/2.1 Corporate identity policy

F/4.2 Printing services - Policy rescinded - content moved to procedures

F/5.1 Copyright - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

G/5.5 Travel - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/7.1 Museums, collections and public cultural precincts - New policy which consolidates I/7.1 Museums and collections, I/7.2 Precincts, exhibitions and public art space and I/7.3 QUT Art Collection

I/7.2 Precincts, exhibitions and public art space - Policy rescinded - content incorporated into I/7.1 Museums, collections and public cultural precincts

I/7.3 QUT Art Collection - Policy rescinded - content incorporated into I/7.1 Museums, collections and public cultural precincts

APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations -Annual review of Council delegations - revised (C104, C105, C107, C109) and Annual review of Vice-Chancellor delegations - revised (VC018, VC054, VC097, VC147, VC157, VC160, VC186, VC104, VC105), deleted (VC039, VC138, VC185) and new (VC196)

OTHER

Changes to references in multiple sections within the MOPP - Position title change from Director, Library Services to Director, HiQ and Library Services

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September/October 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.4 QUT Quality and Standards Framework - Revised and simplified policy

A/8.2 Indigenous Education, Research and Employment Committee - New committee charter with committee name change to reflect core areas of responsibility and revised terms of reference and membership

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/6.4 Long service leave - Revised and simplified policy

B/8.3 Public interest disclosure management - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

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CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/4.5 Leave of absence - Revised and simplified policy

E/9.2 Grievance resolution procedures for student related grievances - Periodic review - policy simplified

E/10.4 University medals - Revised and simplified policy

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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APPENDICES

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OTHER

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November/December 2017

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/3.7 Faculty academic boards - New committee charter and revised terms of reference to strengthen the role and key function of Faculty Academic Boards

A/3.8 Faculty academic committees - Policy rescinded

A/9.4 Children on campus - Revised and simplified policy

A/9.9 University Health, Safety and Environment Committee - New committee charter and revised terms of reference

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/4.1 Curriculum development, approval and accreditation - Policy revised, simplified and renamed to Curriculum design, approval and accreditation incorporating rescinded policy C/4.2 Curriculum design

C/4.2 Curriculum design - Policy rescinded

C/5.2 QUT Grading system - Revised and renamed to QUT Grading incorporating E/6.5 Allocation and release of grades except for section E/6.5.6 (incorporated into new policy E/6.3 Student academic concessions)

C/5.3 Academic integrity - Revised policy to include specific information relating to contract cheating and minor clarification to roles and responsibilities

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/6.3 Alternative arrangements for assessment - Policy rescinded and incorporated into new policy E/6.3 Student academic concessions

E/6.3 Student academic concessions - New policy incorporating rescinded policies: E/6.3 Alternative arrangements for assessment, E/6.4 Supplementary assessment, section E/6.5.6 Special consideration and E/6.8 Late assessment and extension

E/6.4 Supplementary assessment - Policy rescinded and incorporated into policy E/6.3 Student academic concessions

E/6.5 Allocation and release of grades - Policy rescinded and incorporated into revised C/5.2 QUT Grading and new policy E/6.3 Student academic concessions

E/6.8 Late assessment and extension policies - Policy rescinded and incorporated into new policy E/6.3 Student academic concessions

E/8.1 Management of student misconduct - Policy modernised and revised to include minor changes to clarify status of admitted students and role of support persons

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.6 Electronic portfolio - Policy rescinded

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

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CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/2.1 International Strategy Committee - New committee charter and terms of reference

I/2.2 International Leaders Group - Policy rescinded and role incorporated into I/2.1 International Strategy Committee charter

APPENDICES

Appendix 8 QUT Committee Structure - Faculty advisory committees removed following rescission of A/3.8 Faculty advisory committees

Appendix 8 QUT Committee Structure - International Leaders Group removed - terms of reference moved to Digital Workplace

OTHER

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