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

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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Academic Senate

Academic Senate is responsible for protecting, promoting and enhancing academic standards and quality at UON and advises Council on core academic activities including teaching, learning and research, through its President, who is also Council member.

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Elections

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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Records Management

Records Governance Services (RGS) is located within the Council and Records Management unit, and is responsible for ensuring that the University meets its records and information management obligations.

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