UNE Life, Advocacy & Welfare | Food Pantry Policy and Procedure
Effective Date: 1 October 2019
Review Date: 31 January 2020
Author: Tom Fisher, Senior Advocate
The Food Pantry is a store of basic long-life food and personal care items to be supplied for free-of-charge to UNE students. The aim of The Food Pantry is to improve the welfare of UNE students at times when their financial circumstances mean they have difficulty buying food.
The Food Pantry is a service wholly funded by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), compulsorily paid by students of the University of New England (UNE). Operation of and reporting on The Food Bank is wholly managed by UNE Life Advocacy & Welfare.
To initially access The Food Pantry a person must be a student of UNE, who is currently enrolled in one or more units of study or has previously been enrolled in at least one unit of study within the previous 12 months and has current admission to a UNE course they have not yet completed.
All records that identify individual students shall be held on a strictly confidential basis within Advocacy & Welfare for the following purposes only:
Data that does not identify any individual students shall be collected and used for monitoring, buying reporting, research, policy review and other such purposes identified as essential for planning and operation of the project.