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Get your records straight! Record keeping strategies for the New Year

Are you compliant with the State Records Act? The start of a new academic year is a good time to review your records management. This might include putting aside a regular time to manage your files, or clarify what documents or correspondence you need to file. All University personnel have obligations to maintain files under the State […]

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Ho, Ho…uh oh… – the work Christmas party

It’s that time of year again! With Christmas just around the corner and the year fast drawing to a close it’s time to celebrate the year that’s been and enjoy the festivities of the Christmas season… just don’t get too carried away! One of the highlights on our social calendars would have to be the […]

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Gift or Gaffe? – the dilemma of students bearing gifts

‘Tis the season for giving and it’s not uncommon for students to offer their lecturers a gift as a token of their appreciation. But there is a difference between a token and a “gift of influence” which could be intended or perceived as a bribe. Students offering gifts or incentives (financial & otherwise) to staff in […]

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Stick to Fair Procedure!

We make decisions every day. Often these decisions will have an impact on someone else. Sometimes those decisions will change the opportunities and choices of others. In these situations it is essential that the decision-making procedure is ‘fair and proper’. Procedural Fairness is a concept most commonly used to describe a set of guiding principles […]

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