Academic Committee

The Academic Committee provides advice on all matters concerning the maintenance of academic quality and on other academic matters which may be referred to it.

The Academic Committee scrutinises proposals for new qualifications and courses as well as changes to existing programmes and courses. It also monitors the University’s academic statutes and policies more generally. The Academic Office provides administrative support for Academic Committee.

The Academic Committee is a subcommittee of the Academic Board, established under the Academic Board Statute. The convener is the Vice-Provost (Academic).

Membership

The Committee has representatives from all faculties, including Toihuarewa, as well as student members and representatives from student administration. All proposals submitted to the Academic Committee for consideration must have the approval of the relevant faculty board(s).

Meeting schedule 2021

  • Tuesday 29 June 2021, 1 pm–4 pm
  • Tuesday 3 August 2021, 1 pm–4 pm
  • Tuesday 31 August 2021, 1 pm–4 pm
  • Tuesday 19 October 2021, 1 pm–4 pm
  • Tuesday 23 November 2021, 1 pm–4 pm

For any enquiries about minutes, please contact the executive officer at academic-committee@vuw.ac.nz.