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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Who can sign? The lowdown on university delegations and decision-making

The appropriate person to authorise a contract or agreement on behalf of the University can vary depending on the contract’s nature and value. It might be the head of your academic or administrative unit, or someone in a more senior position, specialist area or specific role – but they need to have a delegation.

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Student loan thresholds

Loan thresholds set and capped: Changes to the Higher Education Loan Program from 2019

Legislative changes to the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) were agreed by the Australian Parliament on 14 August 2018. These changes will affect the amount students can borrow under the HELP loan scheme, and the way loans provided for Commonwealth supported students places are repaid across the working life of their recipients. New HELP repayment […]

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UPDATE: UoA drones back in the air!

Drone operations at the University of Adelaide have recommenced, with the appointment of the University’s new Chief Remote Pilot, Mitch Bannink. As Chief Remote Pilot, Mitch has sole authority to approve drone operations on behalf of the University. His role includes ensuring compliance with CASA‘s obligations, industry best practice and insurance requirements. For more information […]

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They can say that again! Social media, defamation and you.

We all know that we are responsible for what we say on social media and we should always think before we post. But did you know that you could also be responsible for the comments made about someone that other users subsequently publish in response to your post? The feedback you receive can sometimes go […]

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