Summary

This policy sets out the University's commitment to building a positive culture, promoting integrity and supporting University members and community and industry partners.

Objectives

This policy aims to:

  • build a positive culture through fostering a safe, respectful and rewarding work environment
  • set clear expectations and accountability for responsible working, acceptable behaviours and sustainable practices
  • set the highest ethical standards for staff and officers
  • explain the standards and practices that staff, University officers, students, alumni, visitors, industry and the community can expect from one another.

Scope

This policy applies to all Swinburne staff, University officers and, where relevant, students and visitors.

Delegation

This policy includes, where indicated in the tables of roles and responsibilities, delegation of power by the Vice-Chancellor under section 26(7) of the Swinburne University of Technology Act 2010.

Approvals

Version Date Approver Contact
V1 December 2013 Vice-Chancellor 
This policy is acknowledged by Council
University Secretary
V2 29 November 2016 Vice-Chancellor 
This policy is acknowledged by Council
University Secretary
V3 9 October 2017 Vice-Chancellor 
This policy is acknowledged by Council
University Secretary
V4 10 October 2019 Vice-Chancellor
This policy is acknowledged by Council
University Secretary
V5 9 December 2019 Vice-Chancellor
This policy is acknowledged by Council
University Secretary

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