|Relevant UTAS Ordinances||
Ordinance 1: The Role of Council
Ordinance 3: Vice-Chancellor
Ordinance 13: Academic Senate
Ordiinance 99: Academic Structure
|Relevant State/Federal Govt. Legislation||University of Tasmania Act 1992|
|Commencement Date||December 2010|
|Review Date||December 2013|
1. Statement of Context
The University of Tasmania is a complex teaching and research organisation operating on multiple sites in Tasmania and interstate. It has an extensive network of partnerships locally, Australia-wide and internationally.
Australian universities are experiencing significant and on-going regulatory, strategic and competitive changes that demand innovative responses and often put significant pressure on the institutions, organisational units and individual staff.
To operate effectively in such an environment, the University of Tasmania must have a systematic approach to quality management to ensure it (i) complies with legislative and regulatory requirements, (ii) achieves its strategic objectives, (iii) meets the expectations of students and other stakeholders, and (iv) maintains and enhances excellence and reputation across all its activities.
The objectives of this principle are to:
The University aspires to best practice in quality management. In seeking to fulfil this aspiration, UTAS has developed a whole-of-institution quality management framework that is:
The UTAS quality management framework:
The UTAS quality management framework is detailed in the Quality Management Policy.
Quality management at the University of Tasmania is:
Responsibilities for quality management are specified in the Quality Management Policy.
Authorised by the Director, Governance & Legal
14 December, 2010