Risk Management

Risk exists in most activities. It can exist at any level and in many forms. Risk does not need to be avoided but it needs to be recognised, assessed and managed. Facilitating a risk management approach through the established frameworks and tools can help you to find the opportunities presented by the risk.

You play a key role in risk management and success by identifying and managing risks as well as sourcing and maximising opportunities within your work area.

Read our Risk management policy for information on:

  • definitions of risk
  • the University's integrated risk management framework
  • our risk matrix
  • roles and responsibilities in relation to risk management, from the Council, Academic Senate and Executive Team right through to individual staff

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.