Governance at UNSW College

UNSW College Governance Structure

UNSW College Overview

UNSW College governance is supported by a committee structure established by the UNSW College Constitution and Board Charter.

The Board Charter provides the authority for the Board of Directors to establish permanent and ad hoc committees to assist in fulfilling its responsibilities, with the Terms of Reference of each requiring Board approval.

At its meeting on 24 March 2022, the Board approved the governance structure, inclusive of an academic governance model, accountable to the Board for providing leadership in and oversight of academic activities across the College.

UNSW College Constitution

The current Constitution of UNSW Global Pty Ltd (trading as UNSW College) was endorsed by the UNSW College Board of Directors at its 24 March 2022 meeting and subsequently approved by the UNSW Council on April 11, 2022.

College Board

The UNSW College Board of Directors is the formally constituted governing body of the College. Its key role is to provide oversight and leadership to the College's governance and operational functions.

The Board of Directors has established a number of standing committees, including the Compliance Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, and Academic Board.

Academic Board

The UNSW College Academic Board provides leadership in and oversight of academic standards across all UNSW College programs.

The standing committees of Academic Board comprise the Program Development and Review Committee, Learning and Teaching Quality Committee, Assessment and Integrity Committee, and Student Appeals Committee.


The Governance team provide the following support for the College Boards/Committees:

  • Manage all aspects of meeting arrangements, including agenda preparation, review of documents, meeting pack distribution, preparation of minutes and matters arising, and meeting logistics.
  • Undertaking administrative tasks related to the work of the Committee.
  • General communication to members.
  • Governance advice.
  • Follow-up action items.

From time to time, the Governance team also initiate continuous improvement activities relating to governance templates, forms, processes, and procedures. For any enquiries, please contact the Governance team via

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Diploma & Foundation Studies
UNSW College™ currently delivers Diplomas and Foundation Studies on behalf of UNSW Sydney - CRICOS Provider Code 00098G; UNSW Sydney TEQSA Provider ID: PRV12055 (Australian University).

From 26 August 2024, UNSW College™ will commence delivery of Diplomas and Foundation Studies under its own CRICOS Provider Code - 01020K and TEQSA Provider ID: PRV13020 (Institute of Higher Education).

From 6 May 2024, UNSW College™ will commence delivery of the Pre-Masters Program under CRICOS Provider Code 01020K and TEQSA Provider ID: PRV13020 (Institute of Higher Education).

Academic English
UNSW College™ delivers Academic English under CRICOS Provider code 01020K. See for more information.

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