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Academic Board documents

From time to time, Academic Board makes approved documents available to clarify significant academic matters with university-wide impact.

Academic Standards Framework (PDF)

The new Academic Standards Framework, effective 1 January 2019, is a succinct and high-level framework providing a holistic approach to quality management of academic activities of the University, incorporating relevant useful elements of the Governance Activities Framework, Quality Management Framework and UTS Academic Standards Framework. The framework documents and guides the standards for academic activities and alignment to the Higher Education Standard Framework (HESF) 2015 to effectively achieve the university’s strategic direction and desired outcomes.

Statement of Assurance — Conferral of Awards (PDF)

This Statement of Assurance has been developed as part of the university’s quality management process for the conferral of awards, and outlines the governance framework (including standards of quality and processes) in place to ensure that the university meets the requirements of the HESF 2015. It sets out the university’s approach to quality assurance for conferral of awards with relevant links to the governance framework (including individual policies and procedures, which establish more detail).

Statement of Principles for Setting the Learning Calendar (PDF)

This Statement of Principles outlines the principles for setting the academic year calendar and associated academic year dates.