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Delegation of VCPs Authority to exclude students on disciplinary grounds

DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

Exclusion of any person from the University Reference: Statutes of The University of the South Pacific, s32 (1) (a)

AUTHORITY HOLDER:

Vice-Chancellor and President Reference: Ordinance to Provide for Discipline of Students, s2

DELEGATED TO:

1 March 2019

DELEGATED ON:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Reference: Ordinance to Provide for Discipline of Students, s3

TERM:

1 March 2019 to 29 February 2020 (1 year)

REFERENCES:

 

Statutes of The University of the South Pacific, s29 and s32 Ordinance to Provide for Discipline of Students, s1 to s4 Regulation Governing Student Conduct, D5

NOTES:

The Statutes of The University of the South Pacific (s32) states that VC can exclude or authorise the exclusion of any person from the University. 

The Ordinance to Provide for Discipline of Students provides that the VC can suspend or exclude a student from Campus if the student is believed to have committed a disciplinary offence on campus (or outside campus) (s2).  The VC can delegate the power to suspend or exclude to the DVCs, PVCs, Deans (s4) to the Manager HOR, Librarian (s4). Any suspension or exclusion must be reported to the VC and Senate. 

The Regulation Governing Student Conduct states that VC has general control over student discipline (D5).


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