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Statute No. 4: Applications for Admission to Convocation Under Section 17(1)(c)

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  • Statute number 9 - Convocation
  • Statute 12 - Method of Election by Convocation

Statute No. 4: Applications for Admission to Convocation Under Section 17(1)(c)

1. In this Statute—

'Council' means the Council of Convocation.

'Professor' means a person holding an appointment as a professor.

'Lecturer' means a person, other than a professor, holding a full-time appointment or a 50 per cent or greater fractional appointment on the academic staff of the University.

2. Any person who has been appointed as a professor or lecturer in The University of Western Australia, or to any position of equivalent status, shall be admitted to membership of Convocation under Section 17(1)(c) of the University Act on application, and shall be exempted from payment of any application fee imposed in terms of Clause 6.

3. For all categories of applicant for membership of Convocation under Section 17(1)(c) of the University Act other than those provided for in Clause 2, the Council of Convocation shall from time to time determine the criteria for admission to membership.

4. Applicants for admission shall lodge their applications with the Warden of Convocation and shall include with their applications evidence of their qualifications and a statement of their reasons for seeking admission.

5. The Council shall consider and make determinations on each application received in line with any current criteria for admission.

6. Subject to the provisions of Clause 2, an applicant for admission to Convocation under this Statute shall pay upon application such fee as may be determined and published by the Council from time to time.