Unitec policies

As a Unitec student you need to know about a variety of policies, procedures and statutes covering everything from enrolment and complaints to rights and responsibilities.

Academic Integrity Policy

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

Academic Integrity Policy (PDF, 33KB) »

Academic and Programme Management Policy

The Academic and Programme Management Policy gives effect to the principles of Unitec's Academic Statute.

Academic and Programme Management Policy (PDF, 246KB) »

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 appeals, 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. 

Admission, Enrolment & Fees Policy (PDF, 137KB) »

Admission Requirements Policy

The Admission Requirements Policy explains more about the entry criteria you need to meet to be accepted into a Unitec programme - in particular the grades or qualifications you need to have achieved.

Admission Requirements Policy (PDF, 317KB) »

Assessment and Feedback Policy

The Assessment and Feedback Policy sets out some of Unitec’s obligations and your rights, in terms of how assessment and feedback should be organised while you study at Unitec. It also sets out the timeframes within which you should expect to receive feedback on assessments.

Assessment and Feedback Policy (PDF, 87KB) »

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.

Code of Conduct (PDF, 7.64MB) »

Countering Harassment and Bullying Procedure

The Countering Harassment and Bullying Procedure explains the steps that Unitec takes and the process we go through when dealing with a harassment complaint. It applies to staff and students and is applicable to any type of harassment and/or bullying claim that is made. 

Countering Harassment Procedures Procedure (PDF, 435KB) »

Countering Harassment and Bullying Process (Students)

The Countering Harassment and Bullying Process map should be read in conjunction with the Countering Harassment and Bullying Procedure. This document sets out the ways in which a harassment and/or bullying complaint can be resolved at Unitec.

Countering Harassment and Bullying Process (PDF, 323KB) »

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) »

Inclusive Excellence Policy

The Inclusive Excellence Policy is to ensure all members of the our community are actively engaged and supported in an inclusive, flexible and equitable work and learning environment.

Inclusive Excellence Policy (PDF, 207KB) »

Procedure for the Conduct of Appeals

The Procedure for the Conduct of Appeals sets out the process for student appeals, to make sure they are as fair and transparent as possible.

Procedure for the Conduct of Appeals (PDF, 74KB) »

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: Richard Browning

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 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) »

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) »

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) »