Academic Board

The Academic Board is the chief academic body in the University.

The Board's functions, powers and membership are set out in the UWA Statute (Academic Board Chapter) and in the Regulations made pursuant to this Statute. It has delegated authority for its general business to the Academic Council.

Nominating Committee

The Board has nominees on Academic Council and on Senate and Council sub-committees. In the event that these positions are not filled through the standard nomination processes, it is the task of the Board's one sub-committee, the Nominating Committee, to nominate suitable persons.

The Nominating Committee consists of the Chair, Deputy Chair, Chair Elect and Past Chair of the Board.

Meeting dates

The Board has four scheduled meetings each year commencing at 2:00pm and lasts approximately two hours.

2020 Meeting datesCut-off dates for receipt of agenda itemsVenue
Wed 19 FebruaryCANCELLED Economics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 18 March12pm Wed 4 MarchEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 17 June12pm Wed 3 JuneEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 5 August12pm Wed 22 JulyTBA
Wed 16 September12pm Wed 2 SeptEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 18 November12pm Wed 4 NovEconomics and Commerce Conference Room


Topics for consultation are available at the following link Academic Board Consultations.

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Agendas and minutes

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Committee induction

Academic Board induction information including Decision-making and Communications maps are available at the following link:

Academic Board and Council Induction Information