Media Policies and Guidelines
UTP is a prominent institute of higher learning and as a consequence, it
often attracts considerable interest from local and national media. Media
attention has the potential to enhance, as well as undermine, the overall
reputation of the University. It is important to manage the University's
engagement with the media positively, constructively and professionally and
formalised in our Media Policy as guidelines to protect UTP's rights and
The Media Policy sets out the principles which underpin UTP's approach to media
relations, and the procedures for coordinating and managing staff and students'
interactions with the media. It applies to all media, including social media.
For staff, this Policy should be read in conjunction with the following