HDR Complaints and Grievances
Do you have a Complaint?
UNE is committed to a fair and equitable work environment and takes all complaints and grievances seriously. Complaints can assist the University to improve services and systems. The resources below are provided to help HDR candidates understand how to make a complaint, and the policies and processes under which those complaints are processed.
If you are thinking about making a complaint, the HDR Complaints and Grievances Guide might be a good place to start.
HDR candidates who wish to make a complaint are encouraged to seek independent advice about how best to proceed. The following people can provide advice:
Research Services (contact Reception)
School HDR Coordinator (inquire at the office in your School)
UNE Student Policies
Because HDR candidates are enrolled students at the University, the following complaints handling policies might apply to situations where complaints arise.
Research Conduct Policies
Because HDR candidates are researchers at the University, the following research conduct rules and policies might apply where complaints arise. More information about graduate researchers and research misconduct can be found here.
UNE Policies and Rules
Because HDR candidates work on campus, the following UNE policies and rules might apply where complaints arise.
If you are thinking about making a complaint and are in need of support, you are able to access UNE Counselling.