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Affiliation of a Residential College Policy


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Intent

To specify the requirements which determine the formal relationship between specified Residential Colleges and the University.

Scope

All Residential Colleges listed in the Schedule shown below.

Definitions

Residential College – those Residential Colleges affiliated with the University.

Policy

  1. The Residential Colleges set out in the Schedule of this policy shall be Residential Colleges of the University affiliated with it in the terms set out in this policy.
  2. Each Residential College shall use any premises acquired by it from the University only for the purpose of a Residential College and such other purposes as approved by the University Council.
  3. Each Residential College shall operate under a written constitution approved by the University Council, and its constitution shall not be amended without the consent of the University Council. The Residential College shall lodge with the University Secretary a copy of its constitution and of any amendment made thereto.
  4. There shall be provisions in the constitution of each Residential College that one member of the governing body of the Residential College shall be a person nominated by the University Council for a term nominated by the University Council.
  5. The constitution of each Residential College shall prescribe what persons may be admitted to residence in the Residential College.
  6. Each Residential College shall submit an Annual Report to the University Council through the University Council’s nominee on the College Council, where available.
  7. The University Council’s nominee on the College Council will make a report to the University Council on the operations of the Residential College each year.
  8. The University encourages Residential Colleges to manage their operations in accordance with the principles of sustainability.
  9. Use of University land shall be determined under a Nomination of Trusts or other terms of trust as approved by the University Council.

Schedules and Appendices

Saints Catholic College

The John Flynn College

Administration

Approval Details

Policy sponsor:

Vice Chancellor

Approval authority:

Council

Policy domain:

Corporate Governance

Date for next review:

23/10/2023

Modification History

Version no.

Approval date

Implementation date

Details

Author

20-1

23/10/2020

09/12/2020

Policy reviewed and amended to clarify requirements for College Constitutions.

University Secretary

11-1

07/04/2011

08/04/2011

Converted to policy, reviewed and updated to include annual reporting requirements and sustainability reference.

Director, Governance Services and University Secretary

03-2

03/07/2003

04/07/2003

Minor amendment to Clause 1 to add, ‘set out in these Guidelines’.

Registrar

03-1

20/03/2003

21/03/2003

Policy established as Guidelines for the Affiliation of a Residential College

Registrar

Keywordsaffiliation, residential college, Saints Catholic College, John Flynn College
Contact personUniversity Secretary