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UTS PUBLICATIONS STYLE GUIDE

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y

A

a or an

abbreviations

abbreviations, Australian universities

abbreviations, overseas universities (1.6MB PDF)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

accents

Acknowledgement of Country

acronyms

acts

addresses

affect

ages

am (see time)

amount

ampersands

angle brackets

apostrophes

associate dean

associate professor

Australian Labor Party (see labour or labor)

awards

B

biannual

biennial

bimonthly

bills

bold (see emphasis)

books (see references)

brackets

buildings

bullet points (see lists)

by-laws (see bills, by-laws and regulations)

C

campus

capitalisation

cases

centuries

chair

chancellor

colons

collective nouns and names

combined degrees

commas

Commonwealth

company names (see companies and organisations)

complement

compliment

compound adjectives (see hyphens)

contact details (see addresses)

contractions

core subjects (see subjects)

course areas

courses

credit points

currency (see money)

D

dates

dashes (see em and en dashes)

days of the week (see days and months)

dean

decades

degrees (see courses)

dependant

dependent

deputy chancellor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President

different

directives (see UTS policies and directives)

disability (see language and disability)

disinterested

drivers licence

E

eg

editions (see references)

effect

Elder in Residence

elective subjects (see subjects)

ellipsis

em dash

en dash

ensure

etc.

ethnicity (see language, race and ethnicity)

F

faculties

federal government

fellowships

fewer

first

footnotes (see references)

forego

forgo

fractions

full stops

G

gender (see language, sex and gender)

General Rules (see UTS Rules)

government

H

handbook (see official publications)

headings

honorary degrees

Honourable, the

Honour, His or Her

honoris causa (see honorary degrees)

honours

hyphens

I

ie

Indigenous

initials

initial capitals (see capitalisation)

initialisms

insure

internet (see writing for the web)

it's or its

J

journals (see references)

L

labour

lecturer (see UTS titles)

legislation

less

licence

license

links

lists

M

magazines (see references)

majors

manuscripts (see references)

measurements

members of parliament

memberships

ministers

money

months (see days and months)

N

names

nationalities (see language, race and ethnicity)

newspapers (see references)

non-discriminatory language (see language)

notes

numbers

O

official publications

organisations

P

page numbers

parentheses

particles in names

per cent

plurals (see spelling)

pm (see time)

policies (see UTS policies and directives)

political positions

postal address

postnominals

practice

practise

prime minister (see political positions)

principal

principle

pro-chancellor

professor

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Leadership and Engagement)

Provost and Senior Vice-President

punctuation

Q

qualifications

quotation marks

R

range of numbers

re-/re

references

regulations (see bills, by-laws and regulations)

rules (see UTS Rules)

S

seasons

semesters (see sessions)

semicolons

semimonthly

senators

Senior Executive

sessions

sexism (see language, sex and gender)

spelling

square brackets

staff lists (see postnominals and qualifications)

states

stationary

stationery

Student Rules (see UTS Rules)

subheadings (see headings and subheadings)

subjects

sub-majors

T

territories (see states and territories)

than

that (see that or which)

then

theses (see references)

time

titles

Traditional Owners

U

uninterested (see disinterested or uninterested)

university abbreviations, Australian

university abbreviations, overseas (1.6MB PDF)

UTS Rules

UTS titles

University of Technology Sydney (see writing about UTS)

University of Technology Sydney Act 1989 (see acts)

V

Vice-Chancellor and President

W

websites (see writing for the web)

Welcome to Country

which (see that or which)

who

whom

Y

years (see dates)

your

you're