Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate

2 August 2010

Senate made the following decisions at its meeting held in open session on 2 August 2010:


C

Celtic Studies Foundation:
Senate repealed the existing constitution of the Celtic Studies Foundation and established the Celtic Studies Foundation under the Rules set out in the report.

F

Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources:
Senate approved:
(1) the rescission of existing Senate resolutions relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and relating to the Master of Agriculture, Graduate Diploma in Agriculture and Graduate Certificate in Agriculture in the Faculty; and
(2) the introduction of new Resolutions of Senate relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

Faculty of Medicine:
Senate:
(1) endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Medicine to introduce the Master of Genetic Counselling and the Graduate Diploma of Genetic Counselling;
(2) approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Medicine; and
(3) approved the introduction of the Resolutions of Senate related to the courses;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery:
Senate:
(1) endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery to amend the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner);
(2) approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the course;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

Faculty of Pharmacy:
Senate approved:
(1) the rescission of existing Senate resolutions relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty of Pharmacy and relating to the Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours), Master of Pharmacy, Master of Herbal Medicines, Graduate Diploma in Herbal Medicines and Graduate Certificate in Herbal Medicines in the Faculty; and
(2) the introduction of new Resolutions of Senate relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

Faculty of Science:
Senate
(1) endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Science to amend the nomenclature for discipline streams within the Master of Applied Science, Graduate Diploma in Applied Science and Graduate Certificate in Applied Science suite of courses;
(2) approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty of Science and related to the courses;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

P

Pharmacy Practice Foundation:
Senate approved the Rules and new name for the Faculty of Pharmacy Foundation set out in the report.

S

Sydney College of the Arts:
Senate
(1) approved the rescission of existing Senate resolutions relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Sydney College of the Arts and relating to the Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), Master of Documentary Photography, Master of Film and Digital Image, Master of Interactive and Digital Media and Master of Studio Art in the College; and
(2) approved the introduction of new Resolutions of Senate relating to the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the College;
with effect from 1 January 2011.

Sydney University Cricket Club Foundation:
Senate dissolved the Sydney University Cricket Club Foundation and repealed the constitution of the Sydney University Cricket Club Foundation.

U

University of Sydney Strategic Plan 2011–2015:
Senate approved the Strategic Plan 2011-2015.

University of Sydney (Student Appeals Against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006:
Senate approved amendments to the University of Sydney (Student Appeals Against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) with effect from the date of promulgation, as set out in the report.