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Policies and Regulations


All official statutes, regulations, policies, guidelines and codes of conduct applicable to the University, its staff and students, may be found in this Policy Database. The documents in the Database are both the official and most recent versions of these documents and are accessible to staff, students and visitors to the University, via alphabetical, keyword, or administrative category searches.

Any University of Otago staff member wishing to provide feedback on any existing policy should contact the sponsor of the policy in the first instance.

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All Policies

This is a complete list of all the documents in this database. If you are not sure what you are looking for start here or conduct a search using the Search Engine.


This section concerns academic policy related to teaching and learning.


This section includes policies relating to financial management and financial administration within the University.

Health and Safety

Compliance with policies is mandatory where the hazard or situation applies within the University.

Human Resources

All policies relating to personnel, both general and academic, within the University of Otago.

Information Technology

All policies relating to information and communication technology at the University of Otago.

Marketing and Communications

All policies relating to Marketing and Communications at the University of Otago.

Property Services

Policies from Property Services Division.


Research policies from the University of Otago.

Student Services

Policies relating to ID cards and critical incidents.

University Administration and Management

This section relates to administration in, and of, the University, for example discipline regulations and Quality Review guidelines.


A complete list of all University Statutes.

General Regulations

A complete list of all University Regulations.