The Senate is the University's governing body, empowered with the authority to make statutes, regulations and by-laws as detailed in the University Calendar.
Standing committees of the Senate meet regularly and make recommendations to the Senate on relevant matters.
The Senate consists of 17 members:
All elected, appointed and co-opted members other than the students have three year terms, and may serve for no more than three successive terms. Full membership details are available here.
The Senate Charter defines the powers of the Senate.
The Senate Code outlines the legal responsibilities, accountabilities and liabilities of each member of the Senate and details the standards and conduct to be adhered to by those members.
The Senate retains the following matters to itself:
|Meeting Date||Document Deadline|
(to Office of the Vice-Chancellor)
|4 March 2021||17 February 2021|
|24 May 2021||7 May 2021|
|28 June 2021||11 June 2021|
|23 August 2021||6 August 2021|
|18 October 2021||1 October 2021|
|6 December 2021||19 November 2021|
Eligible staff who wish to nominate for election under section 8(1)(c) and 8(1)(j) of the University of Western Australia Act 1911 are required to complete the form: