Academic Senate

The Academic Senate (Senate) is the peak academic body in the University, and as a forum for academic debate, policy development and decision-making, is responsible to the Board of Trustees (Board) for:

    a. monitoring academic standards, values and quality assurance;

    b. advising on the development of and performance against academic plans:

    c. monitoring academic collaborations and partnerships;

    d. promoting and monitoring academic quality, standards and values of the University's academic activities;

    e. advising on the University's academic plans and academic risk management;

    f. advising the Board and Vice-Chancellor and President as appropriated;

    g. deciding academic policy and approving related procedures;

    h. accrediting and approving courses, programs and units;

    i. promoting the quality and development of research in the University.