The University of Otago is committed to the wellbeing of children and young people. The purpose of the Child Protection Policy is to affirm that commitment and ensure that the University meets its requirements under the Children's Act 2014 and other relevant legislation, through providing provisions for:

  • The identification and reporting of child abuse or neglect, and
  • Appropriate safety checking of staff and students who have relevant engagement with children within the context of their University work or study