University policy framework includes the University Charter, Regulations, Policies, Code of Practice, and Guidelines: these contain principles, standards to govern conduct, or guide the direction of behaviors.

Regulations contain principles and standards designed to control or govern conduct or provide direction at a high level. A regulation is a formal rule that has been established by the University administration or governing body, often with the force of law. Regulations typically outline mandatory requirements or prohibitions and may be enforced through disciplinary action or legal consequences. A number of academic and academic-related Codes of Practice, Policies and Guidance documents supplement the Regulations and set out the procedures to be followed in specific areas:
  • Academic Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies
  • Academic Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies
  • Regulations for Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
Code of Practice

The Code of Practice is a set of guidelines that describe recommended practices or standards for specific activities or professions. In a university context, a Code of Practice might outline the ethical principles or professional standards that faculty members or researchers should adhere to in their work.
Guidelines/Guiding Principles

Guidelines are recommendations or best practices that provide direction on how to approach a particular task or situation: