The University of Western Australia’s collegial decision-making framework provides a streamlined committee system to ensure appropriate governance.
The University has established comprehensive principles, rules and guides for staff involved in committees.
The Senate is the governing body of the University. It has a number of boards and committees covering all areas of its responsibilities, including regulation and discipline.
The Senate establishes boards and committees to assist with meeting its responsibilities.
The Academic Board is the chief academic body of the University.
The Academic Council is the principal executive arm of the Academic Board through which most of the Board's business is conducted.
The Academic Board has standing committees which deal with, among other things, strategy, planning and policy.
UWA has committees and boards which act in an advisory capacity or oversee roles and functions.