Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Honorary Awards and Titles Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 8th September 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 8th September 2026 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 22nd August 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Head of Work Unit Mark Dixon
Director, Governance Services
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Responsible Executive Tyrone Carlin
+61 2 66269189
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Governance Services General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The policy is updated to:
a) specify that all documentation issued in respect of an honorary award or title is explicit that the award is of an 'honorary' nature and does not signify that the recipient has studied the award and met the course learning outcomes.
b) allow Ad Eundem Gradum degrees to be awarded to staff members departing the University. Previously, this award was restricted to staff upon their retirement.

Clauses Amended:Policy: 7, 10, 15, 29 and 32

26/03/2024: Position name changed from Vice Chancellor (VC) to Vice-Chancellor (VC)