Procedures and Guidelines
Procedures are operational documents that describe processes and actions required to enable the implementation of a Policy. A Procedure may also be written to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.
A Procedure is clearly distinguished from Policy, is separately documented and must not be inconsistent with any legislation, Policy. or with delegations in the Register of Delegations
The format for a Procedure is set out in the Procedure Template
. The process for the development of a Procedure is set out in the Creation of Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines - Procedure.
Contact the Governance Policy Officer to register the creation of a Procedure: firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidelines provide detail and context for particular matters that are generally the subject of legislation, a Policy or Procedure. Guidelines provide a clear pathway for staff and students to follow in order to give effect to a legislative obligation of the University, or a Policy or Procedure. Following Guidelines will ensure compliance with the relevant University (or Local) obligation, Policy, Procedure or Standard.
The format for a Guideline is set out in the Guideline Template
. The process for the development of a Guideline is set out in the Creation of Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines - Procedure
Contact the Governance Policy Officer to register the creation of a Guideline: email@example.com
- President and Vice-Chancellor
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor
- or a Nominee of any of the foregoing under Section 4.2.4.
1. Prior to submission for approval send the draft document to the Policy Officer in Governance for a final quality control check of typographical and document management information.
Once approved, email the approved document (Word version) and signed cover sheet to the Policy Officer in Governance for inclusion in the policy repository and publication on the Policy List.
. Governance will communicate the approved Procedure or Guideline in myUNSW and News@UNSW
and to Faculty General Managers.
5. Proceed with implementation actions, as required.