Content and Social Media Disclaimer

Social media usage is an increasing part of the University’s employees and stakeholders interactions with the world. The UNSW recognises the role of social media in facilitating communication within and outside the University environment.


All professional/academic and personal use of social media by University staff must be consistent with:

When using social media within the duties of their professional or academic role, employees should follow these standards:

  • Use an editorial tone in keeping with the likely users of the medium.
  • Regularly monitor social media for feedback, questions, abuse or any other material which merits attention.
  • Take care to speak appropriately as a representative of the University.
  • Do not use social media in a way that compromises any person’s reasonable expectation of privacy.

When using social media linked to UNSW sites employees should follow these standards:

  • Do not imply University endorsement of your views, or represent yourself as a spokesperson of the University, unless you are expressly authorised to do so.
  • Avoid mixing your professional/academic and private use of social media in ways that compromise your reputation or the reputation of UNSW.
  • Do not disclose any University-related confidential information.

The material on this web site may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the UNSW, or indicate its views to a particular subject. All material presented on staff profiles and social media channels are subject to the UNSW Staff Code of Conduct and the Acceptable Use of UNSW ICT resources Policy.

The Research Gateway contains links to other web sites that are external to the Research Gateway and UNSW. The Division of Research takes reasonable care in linking web sites but has no direct control over the content of the linked web sites, the changes that may occur to the content on those web sites, or the security arrangements applying to those web sites. It is the responsibility of users to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and completeness of information contained on linked external web sites.