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Academic Board

The establishes the Academic Board which, subject to the Statutes, is responsible under the Council for all academic matters relating to the University; and may advise the Council on any matter relating to education, learning or research or the academic work of the University.

The (formerly Academic Board Statute 1990 (Statute No. 1) and the University of Canberra Academic Board Rules 2011 (147Kb PDF) also governs the work of the Board and amongst other matters sets out its responsibilities, powers and membership in more detail.

The Academic Governance Handbook gives an overview of the Governance at the University of Canberra, Academic Board and its sub-committees, roles and responsibilities of members, administrative processes and meeting protocols, and quality assurance.

The Academic Board Bulletin provides a summary of discussions and decisions of Academic Board.  It is published following each Academic Board meeting.

Other Committees of Academic Board

Schedule of Meetings

Academic Board typically has six scheduled meetings a year, with the option of holding special meetings if required.  The Draft 2020 Meeting Schedule is available here.  Agenda papers must be submitted two weeks before the meeting.  Meetings of Academic Board are held in the Council Room.

Minutes of meetings

Minutes of Academic Board and its Committees are available through the .


For further information regarding Academic Board contact the Governance Office


Phone:  Connie Venning - 02 6206 3958