The Academic Board advises the Council on academic matters, in particular on programme development, and exercises the Council's delegation on other academic matters.
- Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Academic Programmes and Student Experience
- Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Communities
- Director Foundation Studies and English Language Division
- Three Faculty Deans
- Three Professors Appointed by Faculties
- Three Convenors of Teaching/Academic Committees
- Three Academic Programme Managers
- Postgraduate Director
- Manager, Teaching and Learning Services
- Chairperson of Courses Committee
- Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of Academic Administration Committee
- Four elected non-professorial academic staff
- Four elected professorial academic staff
- Elected staff, student representatives and external representatives approved by the Vice-Chancellor.
The Academic Board is chaired by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Academic Programmes and Student Experience.
The Academic Administration Committee (AAC) exercises a number of critical functions on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor and Academic Board.
The Courses Committee, a Sub-Committee of Academic Board, is responsible for detailed scrutiny of the integrity, quality and rigour of courses.
The Academic Programmes Committee, convened by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Academic Programmes and Student Experience, is responsible for the oversight of programmes delivered by the University in the areas of Commerce, Science and Primary Production, Resource Studies, Diploma Studies and Postgraduate Studies.
The Academic Board is required to approve all course and programme changes and introductions. The latter also require approval by Council.