Social Media

Social Media Policy
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Policy Statement
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Social Media Procedure
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1. Staff and Students are expected to behave professionally and respectfully when using social media for personal or professional use
2. Staff and Students are expected to comply with legal requirements, including the University’s legislation, policies and procedures when using social media for personal or professional use
3. Encouraging staff to get involved with social media, and attend the University’s social media training
4. Having processes in place to review and make changes to existing social media accounts, and processes which enable staff and students to seek approval to open new social media account(s)
5. Having processes in place to assist staff and students with monitoring and responding to content, comments, messages, complaints and escalating issues and threats for action
6. Offering training and support to all areas of the University that have content the University would like to publically share.
7. Having a Committee who: are up to date with trends and developments; regularly review social media accounts’ performance; ensure appropriate levels of access are given; and manage (or assist in managing) issues, threats and other concerns
8. Having University systems and processes in place which allow Academic staff to effectively communicate with students and other staff
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Records Management