Manual of Policies and Procedures

2021 MOPP Updates

May/June 2021

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/1.6 Management of contracts, deeds and memoranda of understanding - Revised policy to include Commonwealth foreign influence, foreign interference and foreign arrangement requirements

A/3.4 Chancellor's Committee charter - Periodic review - charter revised and committee renamed to Governance, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

A/3.7 Faculty academic boards charter - Revised charter and membership provisions

A/4.1 Organisational structure - Revised policy to include changes resulting from QUT’s Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world organisational restructure (effective 31.01.21)

A/8.5 Resolution procedures for sexual harassment, sexual assault and discrimination related complaints - Revised policy to include a new external complaints process through an independent service provider (effective 16.06.21)

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/8.3 Public interest disclosure management - Revised policy to include a new external complaints process through an independent service provider (effective 16.06.21)

B/8.6 Corruption and fraud control - Revised policy to include a new external complaints process through an independent service provider (effective 16.06.21)

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

B/10.1 Staff complaints - Revised policy to include a new external complaints process through an independent service provider (effective 16.06.21)

CHAPTER C - LEARNING AND TEACHING

C/3.3 Non-award study - Revised policy to encompass non-award executive and professional education managed by QUTeX and all other forms of non-award study (C/3.4 Graduate and professional education policy rescinded)

C/3.4 Graduate and professional education - Policy rescinded

C/3.6 Educational partnerships - New policy

C/4.7 Evaluation of courses, units, teaching and student experience - Administrative amendments to revise responsibility as a result of "Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world" reorganisation (effective 31.01.21)

C/6.3 Blended and online learning - Policy rescinded

C/7.2 Open Educational Resources - Periodic review - policy revised

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.1 University Research and Innovation Committee charter - Revised membership and charter and committee renamed to University Research Committee

D/2.2 Student Research Misconduct Committee charter - Revised membership provisions following organisational restructure - "Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world"

D/2.6 QUT Code for responsible conduct of research - Revisions to responsibilities and delegation as a result of "Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world" reorganisation (effective 31.01.21)

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

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/3.4 Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent - New policy

E/4.3 Enrolment programs - Revised policy to include changes to QUT’s definitions of attendance modes for courses, study, units and modules

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/5.1 Copyright - Periodic review - policy revised

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/1.1 QUT international framework - Revisions to responsibilities and external obligations as a result of Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world reorganisation and Commonwealth foreign influence, foreign interference and foreign arrangement requirements

I/1.4 International Cooperation Agreements - Revisions to responsibilities and external obligations as a result of Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world reorganisation and Commonwealth foreign influence, foreign interference and foreign arrangement requirements

I/2.1 QUT Alumni - Revised to include name change and position title change for Alumni, Venues and Events Office and Director – Alumni, Venues and Events arising from Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world reorganisation – effective 31.01.21

I/3.1 Museums, collections and public cultural precincts - Revised to include position title changes for Executive Director, Advancement and Director – Alumni, Venues and Events arising from Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world reorganisation – effective 31.01.21

I/4.2 Advancement Committee charter - Revised to include position title change for Director, QUT Precincts to Executive Director, Advancement arising from Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world reorganisation - effective 31.01.21

APPENDICES

Appendix 2 QUT Council Procedures - Council Procedure 6 - Revised procedure - skills categories for prospective members updated and Chancellor’s Committee renamed to Governance, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Appendix 5 QUT Organisational Structure - Approved position title Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) added, formerly Executive Director

OTHER

Chapter B policies and other administrative amendments resulting from new Organisational Structure 'Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world" (effective 31.01.21)

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