All posts by Jodie Flowerday

Senior Policy Advisor - Vice Chancellor's Office

Finding Policy information

The UC Policy Library holds most institution wide policy documents, with the UC Policy web pages providing up to date information on:

  • What policies are in their review period;
  • What policies have undergone a scheduled review;
  • What policies have been removed from the UC Policy Library web pages, merged with others policies, renamed or relocated elsewhere;
  • What new policies have been added to the UC Policy Library.
  • How to draft policy; and
  • Policy templates

Give feedback on UC Policy Library documents by contacting the Contact Officer named on the policy. Contact officer details are available  here.

Using the UC Policy Library

The UC Policy Library holds most institution wide policy documents, with the UC Policy web pages providing up to date information on:

  • What policies are in their review period;
  • What policies have undergone a scheduled review;
  • What policies have been removed from the UC Policy Library web pages, merged with others policies, renamed or relocated elsewhere;
  • What new policies have been added to the UC Policy Library.

Give feedback on UC Policy Library documents by contacting the Contact Officer named on the policy. Contact officer details are available  here.

 

New Resources for UCPL document writers

Want to know how to improve your policy drafting  or where to start if you are new to drafting  documents ? Want to know where to find Contact Officer details when you have queries on a  UC Policy Library (UCPL) document?  Read on to find out the answers.

Policy documents held in the UC Policy Library show role titles rather than staff names, as the people in these roles can change frequently.

It can be hard to find contact details for some members of UC staff on the UC web so to make identifying and contacting UCPL Contact Officers easier, their contact information is now accessible via the UC Policy library>

The Policy Unit has also developed a policy drafting style guide for writing documents that  staff can use. 

The recent UC Admin Plus session on drafting documents provided  more detailed instruction on how to write a policy document, this  resource can be used for drafting other types of compliance documents as well.

If you have any queries about writing policy and/or other compliance documents, feel free to contact the Policy Unit at: ucpolicy@canterbury.ac.nz.

Reporting serious wrong-doing: Protected Disclosures Act – Internal Procedures and Codes of Conduct

Reporting “serious wrong-doing” or “whistle-blowing”

UC has a policy on how staff are to report ‘serious wrong-doing’  (as defined by the Protected Disclosures Act 2000) and how those handling a disclosure are to behave.

A protected disclosure offers employees some protection, in certain circumstances, from detrimental actions or consequences of reporting serious wrong-doing .  Our policy on this is the Protected Disclosures Act -Internal Procedures and Code of Conduct, which is available via the UC Policy Library.

This policy is  under review, but staff should still note its existence.

Any enquiries on the policy can be directed to the Registrar, Jeff Field.

UC Policy Library: Protected Disclosures Act – Internal Procedures and Code of Conduct

UC has a policy on how staff are to report ‘serious wrong-doing’  (as defined by the Protected Disclosures Act 2000) and how those handling a disclosure are to behave. 

A protected disclosure offers employees some protection, in certain circumstances, from detrimental actions or consequences of reporting serious wrong-doing .  Our policy on this is called Protected Disclosures Act -Internal Procedures and Code of Conduct, which is available via the UC Policy Library.

This policy is currently under review, but staff should still note its existence.

Any enquiries on the policy are to be directed to the Acting Registrar, Bruce White.