Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Honorary Degree Nominations Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 30th October 2017
Review Date 31st December 2019
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 30th October 2017
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact David Cantrick-Brooks
University Secretary
+61 2 49217316

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system.


The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


30 October 2017 – Administrative amendments approved by the University Secretary following approval of the Governance Rule and rescission of the Rules Governing Honorary Degrees (Council resolution: C17:120).


26 October 2016 - Nominations and Legislation Committee (on behalf of Council) approved a revised policy, replacing the Honorary Degree and Exceptional Services Medals – Procedures for Making Nominations


9 July 2015 - Amended - Amended Policy Owner and Policy Contact to update titles to reflect structural changes


23 May 2014 - Administrative change - Council resolved (C14:133) that the Nominations and Legislation Committee have the delegation to approve conferrals of the title of Emeritus Professor and conferrals of honorary degrees and exceptional service medals


2 September 2010, 27 May 2011 - Links updated


September 2008 - Amended


December 2001 - Amended


18 May 1998 - Approved by Vice-Chancellor



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