Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

University Council - Honorary Awards Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 17th January 2023
Review Date 17th January 2026
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 6th December 2022
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Sofia Moisidis
Director, Governance and Secretariat
+61 3 99194872
Accountable Officer Tara Schuurmans
Chief of Staff
+61 3 99194198
Enquiries Contact Sofia Moisidis
Director, Governance and Secretariat
+61 3 99194872
Governance and Secretariat

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The Honorary Awards Procedure has been updated following a review, and the main changes are:
• Broadening the honorary doctorate categories to enable the conferral of a doctorate in a discipline which is offered by the University;
• Outlining the nominations and approvals process for the various honorary awards;
• Contemporising the language and ensuring reflective of diversity and inclusivity;
• Providing greater clarity around criteria for the various honorary awards.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All