Governance Hub

Welcome to your one-stop-shop for governance information, advice and support.

Good governance is essential for UON’s long-term performance, sustainability and reputational strength. A strong governance framework enables us all to make good decisions that protect the University’s interests and help us achieve our organisational objectives efficiently, effectively, ethically and in compliance with relevant laws.


Council is the University's most senior decision-making body responsible for the oversight, management and development of strategic plans and key policies.

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Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University bodies (Councils, Committees, Boards etc).

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Assurance Services

Assurance Services comprises of Risk, Internal Audit, University Policy, University Compliance, Privacy, and Complaints.

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Delegation of Authority

A robust system of delegations provides the assurance that an officer of the University is making specified decisions with a delegation of authority from the Vice-Chancellor or the Council.

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