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Constitution & Policies

Constitution & Policies

Constitution & Policies

You can download the full Constitution and Rules of the Otago University Students' Association here.

You can download the full Constitution and Rules of the Otago University Students' Association in both Te Reo and English here.

You can download the full Policy Manual of the Otago University Students' Association here.               


Policies on Notice 

There are no policies currently on notice


Internal Policies

Committee Terms of Reference

Academic Committee Terms of Reference
Affiliated Clubs Council Terms of Reference
Colleges Committee Terms of Reference
Constitutional Review Committee Terms of Reference
Election Campaigns Subcommittee Terms of Reference
Elections Review Subcommittee Terms of Reference
Executive Conduct Subcommittee Terms of Reference
Finance, Expenditure and Strategy Committee Terms of Reference
Grants Panel Terms of Reference
Policy Committee Terms of Reference
Residential Committee Terms of Reference
Student General Meeting Engagement Committee Terms of Reference
Submissions Committee Terms of Reference
Subwarden Committee Terms of Reference
The University of Otago Blues and Golds Awards Panel Terms of Reference
Welfare and Equity Committee Terms of Reference

Executive

Accountability Policy
Advisory Board Policy
Appointments Policy
Duties of an Executive Officer
Elections Policy
Executive Code of Conduct
Executive Discipline Procedure
Executive Sub-Committee Policy
Executive Travel Expenses Policy
Referenda Procedure

Operational and Procedural

Capital Expenditure Policy
Contra Policy
Delegated Authorities Policy
Financial Independent Advice Policy
ICT Policy
Investment Policy
Media Independence Policy
Parents' Room and Womens' Room Policy
Policy Development Protocol
Privacy Policy
Queer Space Policy

Clubs and Societies Policies

Affiliated Clubs Council Terms of Reference
Club Affiliation Policy
Club Conduct Policy
Grants Panel Terms of Reference
Grants Policy
OUSA Affiliated Clubs and Societies Sexual Misconduct Policy
OUSA Affiliated Clubs and Societies Resolution (and Complaints) Policy
The University of Otago Blues and Golds Awards Criteria Document
The University of Otago Blues and Golds Awards Panel Terms of Reference
The University of Otago Blues and Golds Awards Policy


About OUSA Constitution and Policies

What is the Constitution?
The Constitution is our guiding document and contains all the rules pertaining to how OUSA is to be run. It covers a wide range of stuff: powers of the student body, the Executive, how Student Forums and Referenda are to be run, what the composition of the Executive is. Additionally it lists standing orders (the rules) for how to run meetings.

What is internal policy?
This is policy about stuff that happens internally within OUSA. The Executive has the power to set policy regarding matters of business, activities and all operations of the Association and any other matters internal to the Association. 
Internal policy covers things like the terms of reference of committees, elections/referenda and how club and individual grants are awarded. 

What is external policy?
External policy is all about what you guys think! The Constitution gives the student body power to set policy regarding the position of the Association on matters external to the Association. 
 

Click here for University of Otago Ethical Behaviour Policy.

The OUSA staff must meet good standards of personal behaviour. If any person believes staff have not met good standards and wish to lay a formal complaint, click here to download the procedure document.


 

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