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Academic Board documents

From time to time, Academic Board makes approved documents available to clarify significant academic matters with university-wide impact.

Academic Standards Framework (PDF 83KB)

The Academic Standards Framework is a succinct and high-level framework providing a holistic approach to quality management of UTS's academic activities. The framework documents and guides the standards for academic activities and alignment to the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021 to effectively achieve UTS's strategic direction and desired outcomes. The framework is reviewed annually as per the Procedures for review of the Academic Standards Framework (PDF 136KB).

Statement of Assurance — Conferral of Awards (PDF 133KB)

This Statement of Assurance has been developed as part of the university’s quality management process for the conferral of awards. It outlines the governance framework (including standards of quality and processes) in place to ensure that UTS meets the requirements of the HESF 2021. It sets out UTS's approach to quality assurance for conferral of awards with relevant links to the governance framework (including individual policies and procedures, which establish more detail).

Statement of Principles for Setting the Learning Calendar (PDF 128KB)

This Statement of Principles outlines the principles for setting the academic year calendar and associated academic year dates.

Strategic Risk Assessment for Academic Board (PDF 349KB, UTS staff only)

The Strategic Risk Assessment for Academic Board presents UTS-wide academic risks as they relate to the terms of reference of Academic Board and its committees, and their risk ratings and mitigations.


Dr Jacqueline Rule
Executive Officer (Governance Support)
Tel: 02 9514 1464