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Welcome to the University of Canterbury Policy Library, a single point of access for all of the policies and procedures that have been developed and approved at an institutional level. We recommend you use Internet Explorer for optimum experience.

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Academic Dress Regulations and Specifications (Link)

Academic Advice Principles and Guidelines (283KB, Version 4.00, PDF)

This document gives guidance to staff on providing academic advice to students.

Academic Appeals and Grievances Principles and Procedures (396KB, Version 2.00, PDF)

In dealing with academic appeals and grievances, the University follows a set of steps which are outlined in this document. It also outlines steps to be followed by students.

Academic Integrity Guidance for Staff and Students (270KB, Version 2.00, PDF)

This document refers to the academic integrity of both staff and students. It advises on the responsibilities of staff and students, and gives guidance to staff in dealing with matters around allegations of dishonesty.

Academic Reviews Policy and Guidelines (302KB, Version 2.01, PDF)

This document provides information on the review of academic programmes of study.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Procedures (124KB, Version 2.01, PDF)

This document sets out some of the most frequently asked questions about billing (accounts receivable) and payment (accounts payable) activities for Financial Services at the University of Canterbury.

Adjunct Appointments Policy (212KB, Version 3.01, PDF)

The University of Canterbury offers adjunct appointments as Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Fellows and Fellows. This document explains when appointment occurs and the subsequent entitlements of those appointed.

Admission Regulations A. General (Link)

Admission Regulations B. University Entrance (Link)

Admission Regulations C. Transfer (Link)

Admission Regulations D. Admission and Credit Ad Eundem Statum (Link)

Admission Regulations E. Discretionary Entrance (Link)

Admission Regulations F. Special Admission (Link)

Admission Regulations G. Limitation of Entry (Link)

Admission Regulations H. Preferential Entry (Link)


Appointments and Election Statute

This is a new policy that has been published on the UCPL. It sets out the election criteria and procedures for University of Canterbury Council Members.

Policy Review Process chart updated

The Policy Review Process chart detailing the scheduled and unscheduled review process for an existing UCPL document has been updated.

Policy Template Document available via the Policy Unit

The UCPL template has been updated. The UCPL template is only appropriate for documents that have been institutionally approved as per the Metapolicy. Access to this document is now via the Policy Unit. Please contact the Policy Unit if you require a copy. Contact details for the Policy Unit are at the bottom of this page.

New Printing Policies

Two new policies have been added to the Policy Library around printing at the University, Staff Printing Services Policy and Student Printing Services Policy . These replace the Printer and Multifunctional Devices Policy.

Furniture and Storage Policy

The Furniture and Storage Policy has recently been added to the Policy Library. The purpose of this policy is to set out standards and procedures to control storage and inventory of University surplus furniture items and retention of documents whilst best supporting the University’s goals.

Please contact the contact officer listed on the policy if you have any questions.

Drones Policy

The Drones Policy is a recent addition to the Policy Library. The University has chosen to limit the use of drones on campus, especially on the Ilam Fields and Ilam and Dovedale campuses. This document provides guidence on where further information on this topic can be obtained.

Any requests to fly drones on campus should be directed in the first instance to the Manager, Campus Services. Further information about drones on campus and the application process is available from UC Security.

The Use of Electronic Signatures on University Documents

The Fraud Response Policy (PDF,313KB) was updated in April 2017 to include guidelines for the use of electronic signatures on University documents. Staff and students should make themselves aware of these changes and refer to the policy in the first instance when using electronic signatures.

Parking and Traffic Statute 2017

The Parking and Traffic Statute 2003 was reviewed at the end of 2016. In addition to content changes, the location of this information has been transferred from the University Regulations website into the UC Policy Library.

The 2003 Statute is still available and is contained as an appendix to the revised 2017 Statute, available on the UC Policy Library.