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 five scheduled meetings each year commencing at 10:00am and last approximately two hours.

2021 Meeting datesCut-off dates for receipt of agenda itemsVenue
Wed 17 March12md Monday 1 MarchEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 19 May12md Monday 3 MayEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 21 July12md Monday 5 JulyEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 15 September12md Monday 30 AugustEconomics and Commerce Conference Room
Wed 17 November12md Monday 1 NovemberEconomics 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