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Graduate Research Students' Appeals Committee

A committee of Academic Board

Meetings

Meetings for the Graduate Research Students' Appeals Committee are held as required.

Committee contact

Molly Lamping Fleck
Senior Governance Support Officer
Tel: 02 9514 1236
Email: Molly.Fleck@uts.edu.au

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Chair Professor Sandra Schuck
Deputy Chair To be advised
Academic staff members with experience in supervision of graduate research students appointed from a panel appointed by the Academic Board from panel members nominated by the deans To be advised, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dr Nico Schulenkorf, UTS Business School

Professor Perry Forsythe, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

Professor Massimo Piccard, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

To be advised, Faculty of Health

To be advised, Faculty of Law

To be advised, Faculty of Science
A graduate research student of the University who has been enrolled at the University for at least one year, appointed from a panel appointed by Academic Board from panel members nominated by the deans To be advised, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Graeme Kinsella, UTS Business School

Mark Van Rijmenam, UTS Business School

To be advised, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

To be advised, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Jeffrey Vongmany, Faculty of Health

Lucy York, Faculty of Law

Andrew Walton, Faculty of Science

Term of office

Two year term of office to 31 December 2016

Terms of reference

  1. The Graduate Research Students Appeals' Committee shall make determinations on graduate research student appeals against discontinuation of candidature on grounds of unsatisfactory progress pursuant to Rule 11.23.2(1) or unsatisfactory examination pursuant to Rule 11.23.2(2).
  2. In cases where an appeal is upheld, the Graduate Research Students' Appeals Committee may also make recommendations to facilitate the implementation of a remedy appropriate to the circumstances of the matters in question.

Procedural guidelines

In accordance with Student Rules 17.5.3 and 17.5.4, Academic Board has approved Procedural guidelines for the Graduate Research Students' Appeals Committee (PDF).

The Guidelines set out the principles and procedures governing the Committee's operation and also clarify the roles and responsibilities of Committee members. The Guidelines are intended to supplement Student Rules 17.5–17.8, which outline general procedures for all appeals committees of Academic Board.