Risk and Assurance Service Centre (RASC) deliver a value adding independent assurance function to ECU.
With a focus on education and training, RASC increases the awareness of risk management, control and compliance throughout the University by conducting consultative reviews, providing client-focused advice to ECU staff, and supporting these actions with an agreed and balanced reporting and follow up process
Our Audit Assurance service performs the internal audit function within RASC. Our role is to provide an independent assurance function to ECU with the objective of continuously improving the effectiveness of internal control and governance processes within ECU.
The Business Continuity Management program at ECU is co-ordinated by RASC and incorporates disaster recovery, emergency management and incident management.
Our Compliance service aims to ensure a uniform approach to compliance by ECU with all applicable laws, regulations, industry and internal codes of conduct and other compliance obligations that impact on the University’s operations.
ECU places a high value on integrity and has a vision for ECU staff, students and graduates to be highly regarded as ethical contributors to society. The Integrity Program administered by RASC is designed to create a University environment and culture that discourages acts of fraud, corruption and misconduct and should they occur, supports early detection and appropriate responses.
ECU has a comprehensive insurance program protecting its students, staff and assets. The level of insurance coverage maintained by ECU is annually reviewed following consideration of the University’s operational risks.
ECU acknowledges that the adoption of a strategic and formal approach to risk management will improve decision-making, enhance outcomes and lead to greater accountability.