The Committees of the Council are focused and skills-based bodies with the necessary technical expertise to deal with matters efficiently and effectively, and promote discussion of the relevant strategic issues at Council meetings.
Academic Board has specific delegations from Council for determining academic matters. Academic Board advises Council on the University's core business of teaching, learning and research.
Council works with Academic Board to ensure appropriate quality mechanisms are in place for assuring and enhancing academic provision and standards.
Provides independent assurance and assistance to the Council in relation to the University's risk, control and compliance framework, and its external accountability responsibilities.
Advises Council on all matters relating to the University's commercial activity. It takes action as appropriate, to assess, approve and monitor commercial activity.
Advises Council on matters relating to the distribution and supervision of University finances and acts on behalf of Council in areas of delegated authority.
Advises Council on matters relating to University governance, in particular on the planning and development of Council's skills, knowledge and experience.
Advises Council on policy relating to honorary awards and recommends nominations for honorary awards.
The Joint Subcommittee of the Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee reviews and reports, as required, to those Committees.
Recommends to Council candidates whom Council may, either nominate to the Minister for appointment as Council members, or appoint as Council members.
Advises Council on capital development and management matters within the context of the capital works budget.
The Remuneration Committee advises Council on the Vice-Chancellor's and Provost's performance.
Reviews UTS social justice performance against current objectives in the light of the data reported in the relevant University and statutory reporting requirements.
The Student/Council Liaison Group is a forum for UTS students, members of the University Council and UTS senior management to discuss matters of UTS policy and governance relevant to the student body.