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  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander - Establishing Status within the University PolicyThis policy applies to all individuals seeking to establish Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander Status within the University.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander - Establishing Status within the University ProcedureThis procedure outlines the process individuals need to follow to establish Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander persons within the University.
  • Academic Appeals PolicyThis Policy establishes the principles for academic appeals at the University of Newcastle.
  • Academic Calendar Approval ProcedureThis procedure establishes the process for the development and approval of the Academic Calendar to ensure that important academic dates are scheduled in advance.
  • Academic Credit PolicyThis Policy outlines the requirements for the assessment and granting of credit and the development and approval of institutional articulation arrangements.
  • Academic Planning and Performance PolicyThis policy provides the principles and criteria that underpin academic staff performance reviews and regular conversations between supervisors and their staff.
  • Academic Promotion PolicyThis policy provides the principles that will underpin a fair and equitable academic promotions process.
  • Academic Promotion ProcedureThis procedure supports the implementation of the Academic Promotion Policy and must be read in conjunction with that document
  • Academic Work Allocation PolicyThis policy sets out the principles to support the equitable, transparent, and fair distribution of academic work by ensuring the allocation of work is developed in consultation with academic staff to support flexibility and work-life balance; ensures its application supports the vision and strategic directions of the University, Colleges, and Schools and supports the Academic Staff and Teachers Enterprise Agreement.
  • Admission Procedure Manual - Coursework ProgramsThis manual is designed to provide clear and concise directions for staff and students of the University regarding admission.
  • Adverse Circumstances Affecting Assessment Items PolicyThis policy outlines the right of students to seek consideration for the possible impact of allowable adverse circumstances that may affect their performance in assessment item(s), including formal examinations.
  • Adverse Circumstances Affecting Assessment Items ProcedureThis procedure describes the steps to be followed when a student is seeking special consideration because adverse circumstances have had an impact on their performance in an
    assessment item.
  • Agency Information GuideThis Agency Information Guide (AIG) has been prepared in accordance with section 20 of the Government Information (Public Access) Act NSW 2009 (GIPA Act).
  • AHPRA Mandatory Notification Reporting ProcedureThis procedure provides a framework to aid staff at the University in recommending that the University should report to AHPRA a student who has an impairment which may, in the course of attending clinical placement, place the public at substantial risk of harm.
  • Animal Hazards ProcedureThese procedures outline safe practices for University of Newcastle staff, students and visitors working with or coming into contact with animals or animal products in the course of their work or research.
  • Animal Research Competency GuidelinesThese guidelines describe the mechanisms used at the University of Newcastle to determine that those involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes are competent in the procedures that they carry out.
  • Animal Research Monitoring and Adverse Events GuidelinesThese guidelines provide guidance for those responsible for the care and use of animals in research, the monitoring and assessment of animals and actions required in the event of unexpected adverse events and emergencies.
  • Animal Research PolicyThis framework outlines UON's compliance with the NSW Animal Research Act, NSW Animal Research Regulation and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.
  • Animal Research S4 and S8 Drug Use GuidelinesThis document outlines guidelines for the use of S4 and S8 drugs by researchers in approved protocols at the University of Newcastle.
  • Appointment as Laureate Professor PolicyThis policy outlines the proposal and appointment of the title of Laureate Professor which was created by the University in 2005 as an accolade for its most distinguished academics.
  • Appointment as Laureate Professor ProcedureThis procedure supports the implementation of the Appointment of Laureate Professor Policy and must be read in conjunction with that document.
  • Art and Special Collections Management FrameworkThis framework and its guiding policy establishes the collection development principles and how the collection is managed. It also informs decisions about acquisition, rehousing, deselection, and withdrawal of materials.
  • Associate Degree - Awards and Programs ScheduleThis Schedule provides the detailed principles and criteria that underpin the self-accreditation process for each Associate Degree award that may be delivered and conferred by the University of Newcastle.
  • Associate Degree in Health ScheduleThe Associate Degree in Health is the exit award for a number of programs offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine.
  • Awards and Graduation PolicyThis policy provides guidance on University requirements and responsibilities for the conferral of awards, graduation ceremonies, graduation documents; academic dress, and award abbreviations.