Manual of Policies and Procedures

2021 MOPP Updates

July/August 2021

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/1.7 Protection of academic freedom and freedom of speech - Change to responsibilities for Provost to include development of training on academic freedom

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/8.1 QUT Staff Code of Conduct - Periodic review, revised policy in response to new policy A/1.7 Protection of academic freedom and freedom of speech

B/8.7 Conflict of interest - Revised policy to include definition of personal relationship

CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/6.4 Recording of lectures and classes - Policy renamed to Use of QUT digial media for learning and teaching and revised to incorporate inclusion of a broader focus on digital media for learning and teaching

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.1 University Research Committee charter - Revised purpose, responsibilities and membership

D/2.4 Monitoring of research approved by a University Review Body - Revised policy including new template and clarification on researchers’ responsibilities and QUT Sponsor responsibilities relating to clinical trials

D/5.2 Reseach Degrees Committee charter - Revised membership resulting from the committee reform and 'Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world' reorganisation (effective 31.01.21)

D/6.7 University Animal Ethics Committee charter - Revised terms of reference in accordance with committee self-assessment review and to align with legislation to include greater detail relating to reporting of complaints and non-compliance

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/1.2 Appeals Committee charter - Revised membership resulting from the committee reform and 'Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world' reorganisation (effective 31.01.21)

E/6.3 Student academic concessions - New section added (C/5.5.7 Informal assignment extension (as E/6.3.5(d)) and definition of ‘assignment’ added (effective 01.11.21)

E/10.1 Conferral, graduation and academic dress - Revised policy to update academic dress standard for awards resulting from 'Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world' reorganisation (approved executively by chair, University Academic Board 15.01.21)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

No updates

OTHER

Various finance polices updated - references and links to Finance Manual

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