Use of the University Seal Policy

Policy overview

1 Purpose

To provide information and guidance on the use of the University Seal.

2 Scope

This policy applies to all University Members.

3 Policy Statement

As a body corporate established by the University of Southern Queensland Act 1998, the University has a seal as an identifier of the University's status as a body corporate.

Testamurs, award certificates and documents required to be issued under the University Seal are only valid when the University Seal is affixed and signed in accordance with the Use of the University Seal Procedure.

4 References

Nil.

5 Schedules

This policy must be read in conjunction with its subordinate schedules as provided in the table below.

6 Policy Information

Subordinate Schedules

Accountable Officer

Vice-Chancellor

Responsible Officer

University Secretary

Policy Type

Governance Policy

Approved Date

30/10/2017

Effective Date

30/10/2017

Review Date

30/10/2020

Relevant Legislation

University of Southern Queensland Act 1998

Related Policies

Related Procedures

Use of the University Seal Procedure

Related forms, publications and websites

Definitions

Terms defined in the Definitions Dictionary

Testamur

A certificate issued by the Council of the University to signify that a Student has satisfied the requirements of a specific program and has graduated....moreA certificate issued by the Council of the University to signify that a Student has satisfied the requirements of a specific program and has graduated.

University

The term 'University' or 'USQ' means the University of Southern Queensland....moreThe term 'University' or 'USQ' means the University of Southern Queensland.

University Members

Employees of the University whose conditions of employment are covered by the USQ Enterprise Agreement whether full time or fractional, continuing, fixed-term or casual, including senior Employees whose conditions of employment are covered by a written agreement or contract with the University; Members of the University Council and University Committees; Visiting and adjunct academic...moreEmployees of the University whose conditions of employment are covered by the USQ Enterprise Agreement whether full time or fractional, continuing, fixed-term or casual, including senior Employees whose conditions of employment are covered by a written agreement or contract with the University; Members of the University Council and University Committees; Visiting and adjunct academics; Volunteers who contribute to University activities or who act on behalf of the University; Individuals who are granted access to University facilities or who are engaged in providing services to the University, such as contractors and consultants, where applicable.

University Seal

The official seal of the University, which may be affixed to documents as an embossed version or as a stamp version, normally depending on the media used....moreThe official seal of the University, which may be affixed to documents as an embossed version or as a stamp version, normally depending on the media used.

Definitions that relate to this policy only

Keywords

University seal, logo, testamur

Record No

13/466PL

Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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