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Courses Planning Committee

The Courses Planning Committee assesses the strategic and commercial soundness of course proposals and advises the Vice-Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor's delegate on whether a course proposal should proceed.

2023 meeting dates

Wednesday 8 February
Tuesday 7 March (reserve)
Wednesday 22 March
Wednesday 26 April
Tuesday 16 May
Tuesday 20 June (reserve)
Tuesday 11 July (reserve)
Tuesday 18 July
Tuesday 22 August (reserve)
Tuesday 5 September
Tuesday 24 October (reserve)

Time: 2pm to 4pm
Location: Boardroom or via Zoom

Committee contact

Jen Chan
Governance Support Officer (Courses Accreditation)
Tel: 02 9514 1226

Composition and membership

Composition Member
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education and Students) (Chair) Professor Kylie Readman
Provost and Senior Vice-President Professor Vicki Chen
Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee Professor Willa Huston
Manager, University Academic Programs Office Anne-Lise Daniel
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International), or nominee Iain Watt
Director, Lifetime Learner Experience Unit, or nominee Jacqui Wise
Director, Marketing and Communication Unit, or nominee Tracy Chalk
Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Unit, nominee Rene Pedersen
Members co-opted at the discretion of the Chair for their particular expertise Associate Professor Annette Gainsford

Terms of reference

  • To make recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor or the Vice-Chancellor's delegate on planning approval of award courses, extension of course accreditation and phasing out and discontinuation of award courses, and on planning approval of proposals which involve offshore institutions and may have an impact on award courses
  • To refer policy matters arising from consideration of course planning approval documents to the appropriate committee.


Half of membership plus one.