Association Rules

Association Rules

Following is an overview of the key elements of the Rules for the Association.
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University Colleges Australia Incorporated
Prime Purpose:

To advance, enhance and promote collegiate residence in Australian universities.

Objectives –

a) to promote the benefits of collegiate residence in Australian universities;

b) to promote residence as a means to a broad education, including academic, social, cultural and moral development;

c) to enhance the quality of life and welfare of residents in Australian university residential colleges and halls;

d) to promote the Association as the responsible advisory body on matters relating to the purpose and functioning of university residential colleges and halls;

e) to recommend fair and equitable conditions of employment for members of the Association;

f) to foster the continuing professional development of the Association’s members and their staff;

g) to promote the beneficial and mutual support of members of the Association;

h) to do such other things as may be required to support the achievement of the foregoing Objectives.


a) Members of University Colleges Australia (UCA) are the Chief Executive Officers (the Head of College or Hall) of the Colleges and Halls affiliated with or owned by the universities in Australia. Other members maybe admitted, on a case by case basis, on the agreement of the majority of current members.

b) Associate membership to University Colleges Australia is extended to those in senior leadership roles in Colleges and Halls. To be an Associate Member the relevant CEO/Head must be a current member.


University Colleges Australia Inc. Corporate Governance Policy  2016

In addition to the Association Rules, the UCA Executive Committee has developed a Corporate Governance Policy on behalf of the Association.  This Policy has been adopted to ensure there is a solid foundation for the Executive Committee and staff (where applicable) to oversee the strategic direction, management and control of the enterprise.

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