Official Documents

On this page, you’ll find a host of procedural documents: our constitution, regulations, Executive meeting minutes, conference reports, and so on.
If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Constitution

This document details the fundamental purposes and principles of NUPSA. Sections include roles and powers of the Executive, membership terms and election regulations.

NUPSA Incorporated – Constitution (updated 2015)

Policy Library

NUPSA is currently undergoing a review of its policies. Updated policies will be uploaded here after they are approved by the Executive.

NUPSA Media Policy
NUPSA Social Media Policy
NUPSA Travel Policy
NUPSA Purchasing Policy

Executive Nomination Form

Positions on NUPSA’s Executive may become vacant throughout the year.

To apply for an available position on the NUPSA Executive, download and complete the Executive Nomination Form. You’ll need two UON postgraduate students to endorse your nomination.

Return the completed form to nupsa@newcastle.edu.au

Executive Meeting Minutes

Members of NUPSA’s Executive meet at the end of each month to discuss official business; minutes are kept for reference and transparency.

April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
November 2016
October 2016

AGM Minutes 2016

Conference Reports

NUPSA Executive members and/or staff attend conferences for peak bodies throughout the year. These are valuable opportunities to discuss issues that affect postgraduate students, connect with other associations and universities, and to establish best practice in the workshops, events and services we offer.

UA Conference 2017 – President’s Report
UA Conference 2017 – International Rep’s Report

ANZSSA and ISANA Conferences 2016 – Project Officer’s Report
ANZSSA Conference 2016 – Vice President’s Report
ISANA Conference 2016 – Vice President’s Report
CAPA Conference 2016 – Vice President’s Report

NUPSA Annual Awards

Each year, at NUPSA’s annual dinner, we present awards for Supervisor of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Online Teacher of the Year and Helper of the Year. These awards recognise individuals that have gone above and beyond the expectations of their role to guide, support and inspire their students.

You can nominate a supervisor, teacher (lecturer/tutor) or helper (other individual at UON) for one of these awards at any time, using the links below.

Supervisor of the Year (SOYA) – Nomination Form
Teacher of the Year (TOYA) – Nomination Form
Online Teacher of the Year (OTOYA) – Nomination Form
Helper of the Year (HOYA) – Nomination Form

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