Admissions Subcommittee

Terms of reference
Composition and membership
Meeting dates and deadlines
Agendas, papers and minutes
Contact

Terms of reference

Purpose

The Admissions Subcommittee advises the Academic Standards and Policy Committee and the Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees of the Academic Board about resolutions, policy and procedures relating to admissions to award courses at the University of Sydney. The Subcommittee receives and comments on reports about:

  • assessment of prior learning undertaken for the purpose of granting credit for units within a course of study or toward the completion of a qualification;
  • conduct of such assessment according to institutional policies;
  • recording results and advising students of outcomes in a timely fashion; and
  • consistency with the Coursework Policy 2014, Coursework Credit Procedures 2015; University of Sydney (Higher Degrees by Research Rule) 2016, Go8 Credit Transfer Agreement, and individual Faculty, University School or school credit requirements.

Terms of reference

  1. To provide academic oversight of admissions, credit and recognition of prior learning in relation to domains 1.1, 1.2 and 2.2 of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.
  2. To provide academic oversight in relation to the AQF qualifications pathways.
  3. To oversee and approve the publication of admissions advice.
  4. To exercise all reasonable means to provide and receive advice from the University Executive and its relevant subcommittees.
  5. To provide regular reports on its activities to the Academic Standards and Policy Committee.
  6. To consider and report on any matter referred to it by the Academic Board or its committees, the Vice-Chancellor, or the Chair of the Academic Board.

The Subcommittee's full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.


Composition and membership

Position

 

Member

 the Chair of the Committee

 

Associate Professor Tim Wilkinson

the Chair of the Academic Board

 

Associate Professor Tony Masters

the Chairs of the Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees 

 USC

Associate Professor Melissa Hardie

 

 GSC

Associate Professor Michael Kertesz

the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), or nominee

 

Professor Pip Pattison

the Director, Student Recruitment, or nominee 

 

Peter Finneran (nominee) 

the Director, Admissions, or nominee

 

Wencong Chai

the Head, Widening Participation, or nominee

 

Mary Teague

the Director, Institutional Analytics & Planning, or nominee 

 

Kubra Chambers

the President of the Students’ Representative Council, or nominee 

 

Jacky He

the President of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association, or nominee

 

Weihong Liang

where possible, one undergraduate and one postgraduate student member of the Academic Board, appointed annually by the Academic Board on the advice of the Chair of the Academic Board

Undergraduate 

Rengen Parlane

 

Postgraduate

Joshua Preece

three Deans appointed annually by the Academic Board on the advice of the Chair of the Academic Board, or their nominees 

Member

Faculty/school

 

Professor Greg Whitwell

Business 

 

Professor Anna Reid

Conservatorium 

 

 

Vacant

 

Co-opted members 

Vacant

 

Meeting dates and deadlines

2019 Meetings

Agenda items due

Agenda distributed

Meeting date

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Tuesday 26 February 2019

2 – 4pm

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Tuesday 9 April 2019

2 – 4pm

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Tuesday 28 May 2019

2 – 4pm

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Tuesday 16 July 2019

2 – 4pm

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Tuesday 24 September 2019

2 – 4pm

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Tuesday 3 December 2019

2 – 4pm

Agendas, papers and minutes

Committee agenda, papers and minutes for the current and previous year are available below. Inquiries and requests for historical information can be directed to the Executive Officer to Academic Board.

2019 Meetings

Meeting date

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Minutes

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Agenda and papers

Unconfirmed Minutes

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Agenda and papers

Minutes

2018 Meetings

Meeting date

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Monday 19 March 2018

Agenda and papers

Unconfirmed Minutes

Monday 30 April 2018

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Unconfirmed Minutes

Tuesday 8 May 2018

extraordinary meeting

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Unconfirmed Minutes

Monday 18 June 2018

Agenda and papers (by circulation on 28 June)

Minutes

Monday 20 August 2018

cancelled

Monday 8 October 2018

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Wednesday 21 November 2018

by circulation

No agenda pack available

 Minutes

2017 Meetings

Meeting date

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Minutes

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Agenda and papers

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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Agenda and papers

Minutes

Tuesday 11 July 2017

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Minutes

Tuesday 8 August 2017

cancelled

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Minutes

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Agenda and papers (by circulation)

Minutes

 

Contact

Committee Officer
Cory Thomas
T +61 2 8627 7213
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