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 and in the Regulations made pursuant to this Statute. It has delegated authority for its general business to the Academic Council.

2022 Academic Board Elections

Call for nominations for Academic Staff appointments to the membership of the Academic Board for terms to 31 December 2024; nominations close 5:00pm Friday 17 September 2021, details are available at the following page Call for nominations to Academic Board

Contact the Academic Secretary for more information. 

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

All Academic Board meetings will commence at 10:00am in the Economics and Commerce Conference Room unless advised otherwise and last approximately two hours.

Meeting dates and cut-off dates for agenda items are as follows: 

2022 Meeting DatesDocument Deadline - 12noon
(to Office of the Academic Secretary)
Wed 16 MarchMon 28 February
Wed 20 AprilMon 28 March
Wed 18 MayMon 2 May
Wed 20 July Mon 4 July 
Wed 21 SeptemberMon 5 September
Wed 16 NovemberMon 31 October


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

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Committee induction

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