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Professional indemnity

This policy will be renewed at the end of October 2016, therefore our insurer is unable to issue any documents past 31 October. Please email Azita Karpour after 31 October if you require updated documentation.

NB: Any knowledge of an event which may give rise to a claim should be reported immediately to the Insurance Team. Failure to do so may limit or negate the insurance protection available to the University.

  • Who/What is Covered?

    UNSW has protection for claims by third parties made against staff or students (including students on placement) seeking compensation for negligence in the provision of its professional services as a trainer, educator, researcher, operator of canine testing facilities and provider of legal advice.

    Level of Cover

    Do I need extra cover?

    Generally no. This policy does not cover Contractors or Consultants as they are required to carry their own insurance, however, upon specific application, coverage may be extended to include such parties.

    NB: This policy is a claim made policy therefore any knowledge of an event which may give rise to a claim should be reported immediately to the Insurance Team. Failure to do so may limit or negate the insurance protection available to the University.

  • If Something Goes Wrong?

    All allegations of a potential breach of professional services should be reported to Azita Karpour of Insurance on (02) 9385 1980.

    Making a Claim

    If you become aware of any circumstances that could give rise to a Professional Indemnity claim against you personally or against UNSW, please immediately contact Azita Karpour of Insurance on (02) 9385 1980.

For more information please contact Finance Helpdesk on financehelp@unsw.edu.au or call extension 53330.