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Courses Accreditation Committee

A committee of Academic Board

The Courses Accreditation Committee makes recommendations to Academic Board on the accreditation of proposed or existing coursework award courses and pan-university subjects, the discontinuation of accreditation and related policy and practice. It is also responsible for advising Academic Board on admission standards and, as necessary, the recognition and policy related to foundation programs and articulation arrangements.

Meeting dates

2017

Dates Time Location
Thursday 2 March 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 23 March (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm UTS Business School Boardroom, level 12, Building 8, Haymarket (CB08.12)
Thursday 27 April 1pm to 5pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 18 May (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 15 June 1pm to 5pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 22 June (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 3 August 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 14 September (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 12 October 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 9 November 11am to 12.30pm UTS Business School Boardroom, level 12, Building 8, Haymarket (CB08.12)

2018

Dates Time Location
Thursday 22 February 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 22 March (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 26 April 1pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 7 June (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 28 June 1pm to 5pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 5 July (Reserve) 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 16 August 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 27 September 2pm to 4pm Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 15 November (Reserve) 11am to 12pm To be advised

Committee contact

Xanthi Alabasinis
Committee Officer
Tel: 02 9514 9918
Email: Xanthi.Alabasinis@uts.edu.au

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Chair (elected by and from Academic Board) Dr Richard Flowers
Deputy Chair (nominated from Committee membership) Dr Wayne Brookes
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Leadership and Engagement) or nominee Professor Susan Page
Director, Institute for Interactive Media and Learning or nominee Associate Professor Jo McKenzie
Manager, Academic Programs Office or nominee Anne-Lise Daniel
Two Associate Deans (Teaching and Learning), nominated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students) Professor Maryanne Dever

Associate Professor Peter Meier
Three academic staff members elected by Academic Board, not necessarily members of Academic Board Dr Wayne Brookes

Alexandra Crosby

Gavin Perin
Two coursework students elected by and from students of the university Muhammad Huq

Moiz Rana
One member of the University Course Accreditation Network, nominated by members of the network Dawn Lowe
Co-opted members on the basis of their skills and experience as appropriate Sita Chopra

Alvina Mak

On the recommendation of the chair, the committee has the power to approve the co-option of members on the basis of their skills and experience as appropriate.

Terms of reference

  1. To make recommendations to Academic Board on the accreditation of proposed or existing coursework award courses, and pan-university subjects on their academic merit.
  2. To make recommendations to Academic Board on the removal of accreditation of coursework award courses and pan-university subjects.
  3. To make recommendations to Academic Board or the Provost as applicable, on admission standards, including selection criteria and English language proficiency requirements, for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs on faculties' advice and in accordance with the UTS Admissions Policy.
  4. To make recommendations to Academic Board or the Provost, as applicable, on the recognition of and policy related to foundation programs and policy related to articulation arrangements in accordance with the UTS Admissions Policy and the Credit Recognition Policy.
  5. To make recommendations to Academic Board on policy and practice related to the accreditation and removal of accreditation of coursework award courses and pan-university subjects.
  6. To identify and make recommendations on emerging issues pertaining to courses.

Membership term

The length of committee membership terms will be two years for staff and one year for students, consistent with the term of membership for elected members of Academic Board.

Number of meetings

Minimum of eight scheduled meetings per year.

Quorum

The quorum shall be one–half of the current members of the committee, if one-half is not a whole number, the next higher whole number shall be used.

Vacant positions on the committee do not count toward the total membership of which one-half is required to reach a quorum.

Award course approval and accreditation procedures

For award course approval and accreditation procedures, see Curriculum approval and management [restricted to UTS staff].

Courses Accreditation Committee proposals to be considered by Academic Board

Proposals to be considered at a specific meeting may be listed here or please contact the Academic Programs Office [restricted to UTS staff] on ext. 7881.

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