Policies and resources
The University has developed a number of policies to ensure the principles, rights and responsibilities of staff, affiliates, students and applicants within the complaints process can be clearly understood.
Safety on campus
- Campus Security is available 24 hours a day if you are ever feeling unsafe on campus.
- Our Sexual harassment and assault website provides important information and resources regarding sexual harassment and assault and the support available to you.
- Resolution of Complaints Policy 2015 sets out the general principles for the resolution of complaints.
- Student Complaints Procedures 2015 provides details of how complaints concerning students (and applicants) should be raised, investigated (if appropriate) and resolved.
- University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 describes how student appeals against academic decisions will be heard.
- University of Sydney (Intellectual Property) Rule 2002 sets out the policy on ownership and management of intellectual property at the University.
- Reporting Wrongdoing Policy 2012 provides for the reporting and investigation of wrongdoing at the University.
- Reports of Wrongdoing – Investigation Procedures 2012 sets out the investigation process undertaken when wrongdoing is reported.
Bullying, harassment and discrimination
- Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Policy 2015 sets out the University’s stance regarding preventing bullying, harassment and discrimination.
- Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination Procedures 2015 provides details of how the University will handle complaints by or about staff, workers or affiliates.
Student and staff behaviour
- Code of Conduct for Students sets out the University’s expectation of students in relation to academic matters and personal behaviour.
- Code of Conduct: Staff and Affiliates sets out expectation of staff and affiliates in respect of their professional and personal behaviour.
- Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Procedures 2012 provides a procedure for handling allegations of academic dishonesty and plagiarism.
- Code of Conduct for Research 2013 explains the University’s expectation of researchers and sets out the process for dealing with allegations of research misconduct and code breaches.
- Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) aim to help students improve their well-being and academic success through face-to-face and online support.
- Disability Services offer a range of services and adjustments to minimise the impact of any disability on your learning experience.
- Students Representatives Council (SRC) (undergraduate students) is the peak representative body for undergraduate students at the University and provides caseworker help and legal services.
- Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association (SUPRA) represents the interests of all postgraduate students at the University.