Academic Board

The Academic Board has two standing committees:

Academic Council
The Academic Council is the principal executive arm of the Academic Board through which most of the Board's business is conducted.
University Appeals Committee
Considers requests from students for an appeal against the outcome of a review of academic decisions in accordance with the University Policy on the Review and Appeal of Academic Decisions Relating to Students.

Standing Committees of the Academic Board and the Academic Council

Academic Year Planning Committee
Responsible for recommending dates for academic years.
Board of the Graduate Research School
The Board, incorporating the Scholarships Committee, recommends on matters relating to postgraduate research, research training and supervision within the University.
University Education Committee
Advises and makes recommendations on policy and strategic matters and supports and promotes the University's education priorities.
Academic Quality and Standards Committee
monitors the University's overall compliance with the requirements of the Tertiary Education Quality ad Standards Agency.
Academic Board Legislative Committee
Considers proposals relating to the University's internal legislation including by-laws, statutes, regulations, rules and school governance documents.
University Research Committee
The role of the Research Committee is to advise and make recommendations to the School and Head of School on matters relating to research and postgraduate research training and supervision. 
University Curriculum Committee
The role of the University Curriculum Committee is to make recommendations to the Academic Council on proposals submitted for the introduction of new curriculum offerings and to approve changes to curriculum.
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Further information

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