Strategy and policy
Strategies, statutes, policies and procedures for the governance and management of Victoria University of Wellington.
The University has a Strategic Plan that sets out eight strategic goals which are: Research, Learning and teaching, Student experience, Public contribution, External relations, Equity and diversity, Capability and resources.
Associated strategies available are:
Victoria’s Values, Mission and Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi provide a context for its policy framework. Policies and statutes facilitate compliance, on the part of the University and individual staff and student members, with government legislation.
Policies are organised in the following categories:
- Student and academic
- Campus services
- Library and information services
Creating and amending policies
The New Policy Flowchart gives an overview of the process to create a new university policy.
If you are wanting to change an existing policy, refer to the Significant Amendments to a Policy Flowchart for an overview of this process.
There are three important templates for staff use for developing or amending statutes, policies, procedures and guidelines. Refer to the Policy Documentation Development Information, Statute Template and Policy Template documents.
- pdf Policy Document Development Information (320.6 KB)
- Word Policy Template (129.5 KB)
- Word Statute Template (131.5 KB)
New Zealand legislation
Victoria University of Wellington has obligations to comply with New Zealand legislation. Refer to the Legislation Applicable to Victoria University and Legislative Compliance Policy documents.
Legislation relevant to the activities of the University can also be accessed on the New Zealand Legislation website.
For more information about the policy process or enquiries concerning individual policy or statutes, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.