Academic Senate (AS)

Academic Senate is the principal academic body of the University of Newcastle. It is the primary forum for debate on academic issues in the University, approves and amends academic policies, and has a major role in academic quality assurance processes through its Committees. Academic Senate has a mission to promote and enhance the excellence of the core academic activities in our institution - teaching and research. Most members of the Academic Senate are elected by the academic staff of the University. Other members are elected student members or, ex officio.

Committees of the Academic Senate

The major committees of the Academic Senate are

The full list of Committees of the Academic Senate is available HERE.

Meeting dates for Academic Senate and its Committees are available at the Principal University Dates site.