The role of the Assessment Sub-Committee is to make investigations and advise the Academic Board, through the Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.

    2024 meeting dates

    MeetingVenueDate and Time
    ASC 2024/01Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, Room 566Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/02Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, Room 566Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/03Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, Room 566Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/04Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, Room 566Thursday, 20 June 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/05Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, SenateWednesday, 17 July 2024, 10:00am
    ASC 2024/06Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, SenateWednesday 4 September 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/07Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, SenateWednesday, 16 October 2024, 2:00pm
    ASC 2024/08Brian Wilson Chancellory (61A), Level 5, Room 566Wednesday, 20 November 2024, 10:00am

    * Current as at 13 December 2023, however dates are subject to change.

    General Information

    • Committee name: Assessment Sub-Committee
    • Reporting to: Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee
    • Contact: Ms Sandra Lee — Manager, Examinations 
    • Version (effective date): version 19 (4 April 2023)
    • Sub-Committees: nil
    • Quorum: 50% of voting membership plus one
    • Notes: abbreviated as ASC

    Terms of Reference

    The role of the Assessment Sub-Committee is to make investigations and advise the Academic Board, through the Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.  In this role, the Assessment Sub-Committee will—

    • Review, monitor and promote quality assurance in assessment and report to the Academic Board through the Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee;
    • Advise the Academic Board, through Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee, on policies designed to enhance the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of assessment; and
    • Determine any matter arising in connection with, or incidental to, assessment where there is no other officer or body of the University as required or authorised by policy and procedures, to determine it.

    Composition

    Ex-Officio members           
    • Deputy President, Academic Board or nominee (Chair)
    • Academic Registrar or nominee
    • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) or nominee
    Other members 
    • Two (2) faculty Associate Deans (Academic), at least one of whom  is a member of the Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Committee, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
    • One (1) undergraduate student representative nominated by the University of Queensland Union
    • One (1) postgraduate student representative nominated by the UQ Association of Postgraduate Students
    • One (1) elected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing Committee
    • Up to four (4) members of academic staff with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
    • UQ Library representative, nominated by the UQ Librarian
    • Senior Manager, Examinations and Timetable Services.
    Observer            
    • President of the Academic Board
    • Manager, Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution.

    Each Faculty must be represented by at least one member. This can be as an Ex-Officio, Appointed or Nominated member. 

    Administrative Arrangements

    • The term of the Associate Deans (Academic) is two (2) years.
    • The Manager, Examinations, provides secretarial services and is assisted by the Senior Administration Officer, Examinations
    Membership categoryRoleNameUnit/affiliation
    Ex officioDeputy President of the Board or nominee (Chairperson)Professor Lydia KavanaghDeputy President of the Board 
    Ex officioAcademic Registrar or nomineeMrs Helen MorahanAcademic Services Division
    Ex officioPro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) or nomineeProfessor Karen BensonDirector, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
    AppointedAssociate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Liza O'MooreFaculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
    AppointedAssociate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASCProfessor Nick ShawFaculty of Medicine
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCMs Aliisa MylonasFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Amy HubbellFaculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Christine SladeInstitute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Peter LewisSchool of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
    AppointedUndergraduate student nominated by the UQ UnionElias BlanchUndergraduate student
    AppointedPostgraduate student nominated by the UQ APSSaher TinwalaPostgraduate student representative
    AppointedUQ Library representative, nominated by the UQ LibrarianMs Caroline WilliamsUQ Library
    AppointedElected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing CommitteeAssociate Professor Badin GibbesSchool of Civil Engineering
    AppointedSenior Manager, Examinations and Timetable ServicesStephen GillardSenior Manager, Examinations and Timetable Services — ASD
    ObserverPresident of the BoardProfessor Craig FranklinAcademic Board
    ObserverManager, Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution.Dr Rod WhybirdStudent Complaints and Grievance Resolution
    SecretariatSecretaryMs Sandra LeeManager, Examinations — ASD
    SecretariatAssistant SecretaryMrs Linh MillsAdministrative Officer, Academic Policy and Programs

    *As on 12 February 2024

    Agendas and minutes are available to ASC members and UQ staff on ASC SharePoint site.
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