Student Critical Incidents Response Policy and Procedure


The University of Adelaide is committed to providing a safe environment for students and staff. This policy informs students and staff of the University's approach to Student Critical Incident response and how the University supports students in the event of a Critical Incident.

  • Related Procedures, Forms

  • Administration, Approval and Review

    RMO File No. 2021/2625
    Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
    Responsible policy officer Executive Director, Student Experience
    Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 4 November 2022
    Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 21 December 2022
    Related Policies Information Management Policy
    Privacy Policy
    Safe Environments for Children and Vulnerable People Policy Student Misconduct Policy
    Information Management Policy
    HSW Handbook - Emergency Management
    HSW Handbook - Report a Safety Issue or Incident Melbourne Campus Critical Incidents Procedures (under review by Kaplan)
    Related legislation Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 (Cth) Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA)
    Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA) Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
    Children and young people (Safety) Act 2017 (SA)
    Effective from 1 January 2023
    Review Date 31 December 2025
    Contact for queries about the policy Associate Director, Student Wellbeing and Access, tel: +61 8 8313 0236

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