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Agenda, Council meeting 15/1

Meeting 15/1 of the Council of the University of Technology, Sydney, to be held at 9.00am on Wednesday 18 February 2015 in the Aerial UTS Function Centre, Level 7, Building 10, Jones Street, Ultimo.

The agenda for this meeting is available as a PDF document (187kb) and the papers may be accessed as separate PDFs in the following table.

Note: Access to Council papers is restricted to UTS staff only, using their LDAP login.

Item Topic Paper
1. PROCEDURAL MATTERS
1.1 Welcome and apologies
Apologies received from: Russell Taylor, Brian Wilson
1.2 Declaration/recording of any relevant material interests
1.3 Starring of items for discussion
2. MINUTES AND ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING
2.1 Minutes of meeting 14/6 (26 November 2013)
For confirmation
Confidential item
2.2 Actions arising
For noting
Confidential item
3. STRATEGIC ITEMS OF BUSINESS
3.1 Reports from the Vice-Chancellor
For noting
3.1.1* Report from the Vice-Chancellor
For noting
View item 3.1.1 (320kb PDF)
3.1.2* Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Priorities for 2015
For noting
Confidential item
3.1.3* Report on Vice-Chancellor and Council Strategic Conversation
For noting
Confidential item
3.2* Interim Report on Student Admissions
For noting
Confidential item
4. CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS OF BUSINESS
4.1 Report from Commercial Activities Committee
For decision
Confidential item
4.2 Report from Finance Committee
For decision
Confidential item
4.3 Report from Governance Committee
For noting
Confidential item
4.4* Report from Physical Infrastructure Committee
For decision
Confidential item
5. ITEMS FOR APPROVAL
5.1 Appointment to the UTS Union Board View item 5.1 (159kb PDF)
6 ITEMS FOR NOTING
6.1 Report from the Chancellor View item 6.1 (123kb PDF)
6.2 Use of the University Seal and Executive Action Confidential item (updated)
6.3* Work Health and Safety Standing Report View item 6.3 (385kb PDF)
6.4* Annual Report from Academic Board View item 6.4 (559kb PDF)
6.5 Report from Academic Board View item 6.5 (259kb PDF)
6.6 Annual Report on Declarations of Interest Procedure View item 6.6 (125kb PDF)
7. ITEMS OF GENERAL BUSINESS
7.1 Matters for further discussion arising from reports
7.2 Other business (at Council's discretion)
Information for Council Members

The February Council meeting will be followed by a presentation by the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures, Professor Stuart White.

Council Members are also asked to stay briefly after the meeting and have their photograph taken for the Council website.

2015 Council meeting dates

2015 Council is scheduled to meet on the following dates at 9.00am (followed by lunch):

Friday, 20 March and Saturday, 21 March (Council Retreat and Reserve Meeting)
Wednesday, 15 April
Wednesday, 17 June
Wednesday, 19 August (includes Town Hall Meeting)
Wednesday, 14 October
Wednesday, 25 November
Wednesday, 16 December (Reserve Meeting)

Upcoming meetings of Council Committees

18 March — Academic Board
23 March — Audit and Risk
25 March — Commercial Activities
26 March — Physical Infrastructure
30 March — Governance
31 March — Finance
9 April — Student/Council Liaison Group