Code of Conduct

The University of the Third Age, Adelaide, Inc 

Code of Conduct 

U3A Adelaide expects that all members, tutors and other volun­teers will behave in a courteous and civilised manner in all dealings relevant to U3A Adelaide. As a member of U3A Adelaide, you therefore agree to abide by this Code of Conduct by: 

  • Participating in U3A Adelaide activ­ities in a friendly and positive way at all times. 
  • Being honest and ethical in all dealings with U3A Adelaide. 
  • Showing respect, courtesy and consid­er­a­tion to everyone you deal with in U3A Adelaide and the general public in relation to our activities. 
  • Being punctual and reliable in attending U3A Adelaide classes/events/office rosters or other commit­ments; and fore­warning of unavoid­able absences, with­drawals from classes and events. 
  • Observing strict confid­en­ti­ality regarding organ­isa­tional and members’ personal inform­a­tion to which you may have access. 
  • Avoiding all forms of discrim­in­atory behaviour in regard to nation­ality, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, culture, religion, age and mental or physical disability. 
  • Not engaging in behaviour that is inap­pro­priate, disruptive or intim­id­ating, as would breach the rights of other persons to parti­cipate in a class/event or to carry out their desig­nated role. 
  • Preserving the wellbeing and safety of members, tutors and presenters, office staff, committee and working group members by: 
    • Participating safely in each class or activity, and abiding by all reas­on­able direct­ives or prerequis­ites specified by the tutor or group leader for that participation; 
    • Refraining from activ­ities or comments that would place others in a vulner­able situation; 
    • Not causing any wilful damage to U3A Adelaide premises, materials, facil­ities, or equipment. 
  • Promoting U3A Adelaide in a positive way. 
  • Abiding by this Code of Conduct and all other U3A Adelaide published policies and procedures.