Information about senior personnel, including faculty and University school leadership, is accessible below.
In addition to these office holders, as stipulated in the University of Sydney Act 1989, the Governor is the Visitor of the University but has ceremonial functions only. This role is currently filled by:
Her Excellency the Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley AO QC
LLB HonLLD Sydney
Senate may resolve to make a Rule that applies across the University to govern University business. These Rules are published in the Policy Register.
Currently in-force Senate Rules are as follows:
Senate’s resolutions made at meetings are binding upon the University. Certain key resolutions of Senate which take the form of procedures or processes to be followed, or statements of relevance to a wide audience are published on the Policy Register, and are linked below:
In addition to the various policies and procedures approved by the Academic Board, the Academic Board also approves certain standards and develops guidelines in a range of areas.
The Coursework Policy 2014 makes reference to the following admissions criteria, which may be faculty-specific but which must be approved by the Academic Board:
The Academic Board has authority to approve a range of matters related to Higher Degrees by Research and also develops guidelines in this area as set out below:
The Academic Board has authority to approve a range of matters related to teaching and curriculum issues, as listed below:
(As at 1 January 2019)