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Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech Code of Conduct

Historical Version (1.0)  Effective 12 April 2021 to 16 May 2024


Academic Offerings Governance Policy

Version 1.0 of this Policy superseded Version 2.1 of the Academic Program Review Policy and Version 1.1 of the Program Disestablishment Procedure

Academic Program Review Policy


Program Disestablishment Procedure

  • Historical Version (1.1) Effective 29 February 2016 to 31 December 2019
  • Historical Version (1.0) Effective 27 March 2013 to 28 February 2016


Academic Offerings Approval Procedure

Note: version 1.0 of this Procedure also superseded version 1.1 of the Program Disestablishment Procedure.


Academic Offerings Nomenclature Procedure


Academic Offerings Review Procedure

This procedure superseded the Academic Program Review Procedure


Academic Progression and Enrolment Policy

This policy superseded the Policy on enrolment and progression in student placement (AB04/40) and the Recognition of Prior Learning (Coursework Programs) Policy:


Academic Progression Procedure

  • Historical version (1.1) 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2020 
  • Historical version  (1.0) 27 November 2017 to 30 September 2018 (all in Scope); subsequently relevant to 2018 student enrolment only from 1 October to 9 September 2019

This procedure superseded the Academic Standing & Appeals Procedure on 27 November 2017:


Academic Promotions Policy


Academic Promotions Procedure


Acceptable Use of UNSW Information Resources Policy


Admission to Higher Degree Research Programs Procedure


Animal Research Ethics Procedure


Branded Media Policy

Historical versions of this Policy were titled Digital Media Policy


Centres and Institutes Procedure

Centres and Institute forms are available through the Division of Research & Enterprise.


Code of Conduct


Complaints Management and Investigations Policy and Procedure


Complaint Management Policy


Complaint Management Procedure (External)


Conferring Academic Titles Policy


Conferring Academic Titles Procedure


Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Management Policy


Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Management Procedure


Data Breach Policy

Data Breach Management Procedure

Data Classification Standard

Data Governance Policy


Early Career Academic Support Policy

Early Career Academic Support Guideline


Facilities and Resources to Support Higher Degree Research Candidates Guideline


Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy


Gene Technology Research Procedure


Handling Research Material & Data Procedure


Higher Degree Research Scholarships Policy


Higher Degree Research Scholarships Procedure


Higher Degree Research Supervision Policy


Higher Degree Research Supervision Procedure


Higher Degree Research Supervision Guidelines


Human Research Ethics Procedure



Intellectual Property Policy



Open Access Policy


Paid Outside Work by Academic Staff Policy


Plagiarism Policy


Plagiarism Management Procedure

Note: Previous versions were titled 'Managing Plagiarism for Students Enrolled in Coursework Programs - Procedure'


Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Policy and Procedure



Radiation Research Safety Procedure

Research Code of Conduct


Research Authorship and Publication Dispute Management Procedure

Archived versions of this Procedure are called Authorship and Resolving Disputes Between Authors Procedure


Research Export Controls Procedure


Research Misconduct Procedure

Note: prior to 11 July 2019 this was titled Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct Procedure.


Research Progress Review and Confirmation of Research Candidatures Procedure


Responsible Peer Review Procedure



Show Cause for Research Candidates Guideline

Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy


Staff Complaint Procedure


Student Code of Conduct


Student Complaint Procedure


Student Misconduct Procedure


Thesis Examination Procedure

In 2012 this Procedure superseded the document titled Theses - Preparation and Submission of Master by Research and Doctoral Theses for Examination:



Unreasonable Complainant Conduct Procedure


Variation of Candidature Procedure