The University is committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct and strives to achieve an environment in which research and learning is accomplished with openness, honesty and respect.
The University Code of Conduct expresses our commitment to the ethical, professional and legal standards we use as the basis for our decisions and dealings inside and outside the University. Members of the University community are individually and collectively responsible for upholding this Code. To this end, members must be mindful of and comply with the University’s statutes and regulations, policies, standards and laws that are in force from time to time.
The Code applies to the following persons:
(1) All faculty including adjunct and visiting faculty members, as well as researchers, and staff members;
(2) Individuals who are employed or engaged by the University, whether on a full-time or part-time or temporary basis, to act on behalf of the University; and who perform services for the University as volunteers and who assert an association with the University;
(3) Service providers such as vendors, contractors, etc. and any other parties when they are performing services for the University; and
(4) All students.
They are referred to in the Code as "members of the University community" or "community members".
Approving authority: University Cabinet, NTU
Date of issue: April 2014
Date of review: April 2017
Date of next review: April 2020
Members of the University community must at all times conduct themselves with integrity so that their dealings with others inside or outside the University are fair, honest and considerate of the interests and reputation of the University as well as of others.