Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate

31 October 2011

Senate made the following decisions at its meeting held in open session on 31 October 2011:


F

  • endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to delete the Graduate Certificate in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty with effect from 1 January 2012.
  • endorsed the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to delete the Graduate Diploma in Power Engineering and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty with effect from 1 January 2012.
  • endorsed the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Medicine to add a stream in Oculoplastic Surgery to the Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science and Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Medicine with effect from 1 January 2012.

P

  • approved the appointment of, and welcomed, Ms Kylee Hartman-Warren as the postgraduate student Fellow of Senate, filling a casual vacancy until 30 November 2011.

S

  • resolved to seek to change the words "one year" in regulation 24 (3) of the University of Sydney By-law 1999 to "2 years" in relation to the terms of office for undergraduate and postgraduate student Fellows of Senate; and requested the Secretary to Senate to prepare a paper exploring options for possible changes to the University of Sydney Act 1989 that might allow a student Fellow to serve once they graduated.
  • endorsed the proposed Student Services and Amenities Fee Consultation Plan.

U

  • approved amendment of the University of Sydney (Amendment Act) Rule 1999 (as amended) with effect from 4 November 2011.
  • adopted the proposed new University of Sydney (Policies Development and Review) Rule 2011 with effect from 1 February 2012.
  • approved amendment of the University of Sydney (Student Proctorial Panel) Rule 2003 (as amended) with effect from 4 November 2011.