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New Trusts Governance Framework

This year, the Trusts Governance Framework will be implemented across the University to improve accountability and compliance with the University’s statutory obligations and donor expectations, and to prioritise the use of trust funds for the highest strategic benefit.

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Preying on our minds - how predatory publishers ambush scholarly effort

The adage “publish or perish” resonates throughout the academy. Scholars and universities both rely on publication statistics to measure achievements and quantify contributions to knowledge.

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Travel insurance in a “COVID normal” world

With Australian borders now opening, restrictions on University approved travel have eased. Insurance cover for approved travel now applies if you contract COVID-19 prior to, or during, your journey. Here's a summary of what's covered and what's not covered.

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Managing University Contracts – recent Policy update

The revised Contracts and Agreements Policy sets requirements for the management of University agreements and applies additional procedures tosignificant contracts” and those involving foreign parties.

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“.au direct” - Time to act on your registered website name

“.au direct” domain name will come into effect on 24 March 2022. The change isn’t automatic, but existing domain name owners will have priority until 20 September 2022 to apply to register a .au direct domain.

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Waste not, want not – new measures to reduce harmful single-use plastics

The University makes every effort to identify and implement environmentally sustainable practices wherever possible.

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A safe environment for everyone: protecting children and vulnerable people in our community

Goodman Crescent - North Terrace Campus

Making our campuses safe spaces for everyone in the University community is an ongoing responsibility all of us share.

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The promise of education cannot be guaranteed

University students

The University has a lot to offer students including access to the knowledge, skills and experience to build a future career. But great education services are no guarantee of future outcomes.

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End of year insurance deadlines: last chance to report notifiable events

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to review matters within your schools, faculties, branches and business units and report any notifiable events or potential claims to the Legal & Risk Branch. If you previously notified an event, and have an update, let us know about that too.

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Simplified reporting obligations for public officers

The statutory responsibilities of the State’s key public integrity agencies – the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) and Ombudsman SA – were recently changed by the South Australian Parliament.

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