Important University policies

The following University policies are of particular importance to the establishment and day-to-day running of a foundation of the University of Sydney:

  • Foundations Policy 2011
    The Policy sets out the requirements for establishment, management and review of foundations within the University, and attaches the model rules to be adopted by all foundations.
  • University of Sydney (Delegations of Authority – Administrative Functions) Rule 2010
    The Rule provides for the delegation by Senate to the University committees, authorities, officers, employees, consultants and contractors set out in Parts 4 to 13 of this Rule, the activities and functions prescribed in those Parts. N.B. Parts 4 & 5 are of particular relevance.
  • Code of Conduct - Staff and Affiliates
    The Code has been formulated to provide a clear statement of the University's expectations of its staff and affiliates in respect of their professional and personal conduct.
  • External Interests Policy 2010
    The Policy outlines the general standards of conduct expected of University staff and affiliates in relation to external interests and provides for the avoidance and appropriate management of actual, apparent or perceived conflicts of interests.
  • Work Health & Safety Policy 2012
    The Policy sets out the University's commitment to providing a safe, healthy environment and experience for its staff, students, affiliates and visitors.
  • Gift Acceptance Policy 2013
    The Policy provides consistency, predictability and transparency in the University's consideration and processing of gifts covered by the Policy.
  • Gift Acceptance Procedures
    The purpose of the Gift Acceptance Procedures is to support the University of Sydney (Delegations of Authority – Administrative Functions) Rule 2010 and the Gift Acceptance Policy to ensure consistency, predictability and transparency in the University's consideration and processing of gifts.
  • Privacy Policy 2013
    This Policy outlines the way the University will collect, manage, use and disclose personal information in accordance with all relevant legislation and standards.