Academic Board

The UNSW College Academic Board is the principal academic body accountable to the Board of Directors for providing leadership in and oversight of academic standards across all UNSW College programs.

Academic Board

The Academic Board leads and oversees academic matters at UNSW College including approving, reviewing, and advising on:

  1. academic policies and procedures;
  2. academic programs;
  3. major changes to curricula;
  4. institutional learning and teaching standards; and
  5. student support initiatives.

Academic Board membership

The Academic Board membership comprises:

  • Independent Chair
  • Independent Deputy Chair
  • Independent industry expert
  • Two student representatives, one of whom is a current College student elected by the Student Representative Council and the other, a College graduate now studying at UNSW.
  • Representatives from four UNSW faculties
  • College CEO
  • College Executive Director, Academic

The current Terms of Reference were approved by the Board on 20 October 2023.

Academic Board Meeting Dates

Academic Board meets at least five times per year 
Additional meetings may be called at the request of the Chair.

Academic Board Standing Committees

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

For further information refer to the Academic Board governance structure.

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