The purpose of this policy is to outline professional presentation expectations for both staff and students. Maintaining professional presentation standards are an integral aspect of the institution’s commitment to providing graduates and staff with the professional attributes they need to succeed in their chosen industry.
This policy applies to all staff and students across all campuses.
3. Policy statements
Professional presentation and grooming expectations are outlined below. It is noted that course specific attire may also be required and details of which are provided to students upon enrolment and orientation.
3.1 Business attire:
The dress standard for both staff and students is full business attire. Full business attire is required as follows:
3.2 Male business attire
3.3 Female business attire
Exclusions to the business attire rules above are as follows:
3.4 Smart casual attire
During the term, there will be specific days where the use of full business attire is not required. Charity donations are usually collected from students who do not wear business attire. Smart casual attire must adhere to the following:
During the main summer break (December – February) smart casual attire may be worn on campus.
3.5 Business casual attire
Business casual attire may be worn on hot days when it is above 26 degrees or 85%+ humidity as follows:
The following general presentation standards should be maintained as follows:
3.7 Non compliance
Staff and students are expected to follow the requirements outlined in this policy. Formal breaches to this policy will be managed in accordance with the General Misconduct Policy and General Misconduct Procedures. Staff will be subject to an informal warning from their line managers.
4. Roles and responsibilities
4.1 Policy owner: Work Integrated Learning Manager
4.2 Executive Management Group (EMG): the EMG has overall responsibility for implementation of the policy in liaison with the policy owner.
Approved by the Board of Directors on 12 December 2017.