Academic Complaint Procedure

The Academic Complaint Procedure form should be used if you have an Academic Complaint. More details can be found here. Email the completed form to resolutions@unitec.ac.nz.

Academic Complaints Procedure (PDF, 164KB) » 

Academic Integrity Policy

The Academic Integrity Policy defines Academic Integrity at Unitec, and its commitment against plagiarism to ensure its staff and students maintain Academic Integrity.

Academic Integrity Policy (PDF, 33KB) »

Academic Statute

The Academic Statute details the regulations that affect every programme you can enrol in at Unitec. It contains information on the rules governing student stu, and sets out the ways a student might be ‘excluded’ from Unitec for continued poor academic performance.

Academic Statute (PDF, 128KB) »

Admission, Enrolment and Fees Policy

The Admission, Enrolment and Fees Policy explains the entry criteria for Unitec programmes, including the conditions you need to meet, and the reasons we might decline an application. It also covers the enrolment process, and how and when to pay tuition fees. This policy needs to be read in conjunction with the Admission & Enrolment Procedures and Fees & Refunds Procedures.

Admission, Enrolment & Fees Policy (PDF, 198KB) »

Admission and Enrolment Procedures

The Admission and Enrolment Procedures outline Unitec’s procedures for Admission and Enrolment and to ensure our students are treated fairly and consistently in regards to all Admission and Enrolment matters. This document is consistent with relevant New Zealand legislation and should be read alongside the Admission, Enrolment and Fees Policy.

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Accommodation for International Students Policy

The Accommodation for International Students Policy outlines Unitec’s responsibility to arrange accommodation for international students, and to ensure the accommodation meets our obligations under the Code of Practice for International Students – particularly for persons under the age of 18.

Accommodation for International Students Policy (PDF, 63KB) »

Admission Requirements Guidelines

The Admission Requirements Guidelines (formerly known as Admission Requirements Policy or Admission Requirements Procedure) provide standard Admission requirements for Unitec Programmes to be included in Programme Regulations. They are designed to ensure that Unitec students are likely to succeed in their chosen qualification.

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Assessment and Grading Procedures and Regulations

The Assessment and Grading Procedures and Regulations outline's Unitec’s approach to implementing assessment practice, and to clarify responsibilities for assessment and the awarding of course grades.

Assessment and Grading Procedures and Regulations (PDF, 529KB) »

Assessment, Moderation, and Grades Policy

This Assessment, Moderation, and Grades Policy and its associated procedures outline Unitec's approach to assessment, moderation, and the awarding of course grades and credits towards courses, programmes, and qualifications.  

It ensures assessment activities are: fair, reliable, valid, consistently-applied, and support learning and teaching. It also ensures grades are awarded on the basis of the valid assessment of outcomes.

Assessment, Moderation, and Grades Policy (PDF, 255KB) »

Assessment in Te Reo Māori Procedure

The Assessment in Te Reo Māori Procedure facilitates, supports, and promotes the use of Te Reo Māori in students' work submitted, performed, or presented for assessment. 

Assessment in Te Reo Māori Procedure (PDF, 280KB) »

Guidelines for Writing/Submitting/Presenting in Te Reo Māori (PDF, 226KB) »

Children on Campus Procedure

The Children on Campus Procedure acknowledge that many staff and students have childcare responsibilities which may, from time to time, require bringing children onto Campus and outline the procedures to ensure the safety and proper supervision of children on campus.

Children on Campus Procedure (PDF, 248KB) »

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct is intended to provide clear expectations and boundaries for how we behave in the workplace, perform our duties and conduct our outside interests and activities that are relevant to our work or the work of Unitec. 

The Code of Conduct is supported by the Speak Up Process.

Code of Conduct (PDF, 760KB) » Speak Up Process (PDF, 293 KB) » 

Disciplinary and Performance Management Policy

The Disciplinary and Performance Management Policy sets out the principles Unitec will apply when the standards of performance, behaviour and compliance are not met by employees. This includes inconsistent or poor performance, misconduct, breach(s) of Unitec’s Code of Conduct or any other Unitec policy.

Disciplinary and Performance Management Policy (PDF, 190KB) »

Disciplinary and Performance Management Procedures

The Disciplinary and Performance Management Procedures outline the process for implementation of the Disciplinary and Performance Management Policy in respect of standards of performance, behaviour and compliance. This includes inconsistent or poor performance, misconduct, breach(s) of Unitec’s Code of Conduct or any other Unitec policy.

Disciplinary and Performance Management Procedures (PDF, 229KB) »

Electronic Devices and Systems Policy

The Electronic Devices and Systems Policy explains the responsibilities of everyone who uses Unitec’s electronic devices and systems. It exists to make sure information technology use at Unitec is as secure and risk-free as possible, while still allowing people access to software and devices.

Electronic Devices & Systems Policy (PDF, 395KB) »

Examinations Regulations

These Examinations Regulations govern the conduct of examinations at Unitec.

Examinations Regulations (PDF, 430KB)»

Fees and Refunds Procedures

The Fees and Refunds Procedures ensures our students are treated fairly and consistently in regards to all Fees matters. This document is consistent with relevant New Zealand legislation and should be read alongside the Admission, Enrolment and Fees Policy.

Fees and Refunds Procedures (PDF, 386KB)»

Health and Safety Policy

The Health and Safety Policy ensures that Unitec provides the very best health and safety practice, providing a healthy, safe working and learning environment where all staff members, students, contractors and visitors understand their responsibilities with respect to Health and Safety at Unitec, and in turn help set their expectations of Unitec

Health and Safety Policy (PDF, 117KB) »

Privacy Policy

The purpose of the Privacy Policy is to ensure that Unitec complies fully with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act”). This policy should be read alongside Unitec’s Privacy Procedures and the Act.

Privacy Officer: Sinead Hart

Privacy Policy (PDF,178KB) »

Privacy Procedures document

The Privacy Procedures document refers to the Privacy Act 1993 and sets out the principles that must be applied when managing personal information at Unitec.

Privacy Procedures Policy (PDF,299KB) »

Student Alcohol and Drug Policy

The Student Alcohol and Drug Policy applies to all Unitec students while they are on campus or otherwise undertaking work-based learnings at Unitec, whether onsite or offsite.

Alcohol and Drug Policy (for students) (PDF, 200KB) »

Student Appeals Procedure

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may be able to appeal the decision within 15 working days of receiving the outcome of your complaint if you have grounds to make an appeal.

Student Appeals Procedure (PDF, KB) » 

Student Complaints Resolution Policy

The Student Complaints Resolution Policy If you feel you’ve been let down by a service, process, or another member of the Unitec community, this policy explains how Unitec deals with formal complaints to reach a fair resolution. The Student Advocate service is also here to support and help you work through the complaints resolution process, if you need it.

Student Complaints Resolution Policy (PDF, 136KB) »

Student Complaints Resolution Procedure

The Student Complaints Resolution Procedure is to outline the processes to raise, investigate and resolve complaints at Unitec in accordance with the Student Complaints Resolution Policy.

Student Complaints Resolution Procedure (PDF, 375KB) »

Student Disciplinary Statute

The Student Disciplinary Statute sets out the behaviours that are unacceptable at Unitec, and the disciplinary process for those who break the rules. It also sets out your right to a fair hearing, and to the support available if you ever find yourself under investigation for misconduct.

Student Disciplinary Statute (PDF, 231KB) »

Smoke-Free Policy

The Smoke-Free Policy explains the rules around smoking on Unitec campuses.

Smoke Free Policy (PDF, 483KB) »

Social Media Community Guidelines

The Social Media Community Guidelines provides clear guidance on how to engage with Unitec's social media accounts. To ensure that our social media accounts are used appropriately, we ask that people follow our community guidelines.

Social Media Community Guidelines »

Traffic, Safety and Parking Policy

If you drive to Unitec, the Traffic, Safety and Parking Policy sets out the rules for using your vehicle on campus. It also outlines your rights and obligations when parking at Unitec, and how to retrieve your vehicle if it ever gets towed!

Traffic, Safety and Parking Policy (PDF, 199KB) »