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.

Code of Ethical Academic Conduct Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 25th June 2008
Review Date 31st December 2019
Approval Authority Academic Senate
Approval Date 25th June 2008
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Louisa Connors
Principal Advisor, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President
+61 2 492 15135

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

25 March 2021: Definition of School updated to reflect College rather than Faculty. Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


25 March 2021:  Faculty changed to College throughout. Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


30 September 2020:  Clause 3a updated to provide link to the Code for Protection of Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom. Approved as administrative amendment by University Secretary.


16 July 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


23 June 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


15 May 2019: Definition of Intellectual Property updated.


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:


Minor amendment - updates made to position titles, 3 November 2014 Minor amendment - change of Policy Owner to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)/Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) to reflect structural changes from 1 January 2013, The Secretariat, 4 July 2013.


Amended Academic Senate 25 June 2008


Amended Academic Senate 8 August 2007


Amended: Academic Senate 17 August 2005


Academic Senate: 16 June 2004



Clauses Amended:Policy/Schedule: All