Programs Sub-Committee (PSC) considers and endorses amendments to program requirements resulting from changes to current programs and program requirements for proposed new programs. It is the role of PSC to ensure that program requirements are drafted to clearly express the intent of the program concerned, and that they comply with the relevant University policies.

PSC reports to the Committee for Academic Programs Policy (CAPP).

2022 meeting dates

MeetingDate and Time
PSC 2022/01:Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 10:00 Cancelled
PSC 2022/02:Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 10:00 Cancelled
PSC 2022/03:Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 10:00
PSC 2022/04:Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 10:00
PSC 2022/05:Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 10:00
PSC 2022/06:Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 10:00
PSC 2022/07:Wednesday, 12 October 2022, 10:00

 

General Information

  • Committee Name: Programs Sub-Committee
  • Reporting to: Committee for Academic Programs Policy
  • Contact: app@uq.edu.au 
  • Version (Effective Date): 18 November 2021
  • Sub-Committees: nil
  • Quorum: 4 members, including at least one from each of the following groups:
    • Deputy President and President, Academic Board
    • Associate deans (academic) (or academic nominee)
    • Faculty senior administration managers
  • Notes: abbreviated as PSC; the Academic Programs Review Committee was disbanded and reformed as the Programs Sub-Committee in 2007.

Terms of Reference

The role of the Programs Sub-Committee (PSC) is to:

  • Consider and advise on the creation of, and changes to, program requirements where they affect the structural components/composition of the program. Program requirements include the courses to be taken to complete the program and any other specific conditions of the program including enrolment and progression requirements. Program requirements also include all requirements set out in the former ‘program rules’
  • Ensure program requirements:
    • clearly express the intent of the program concerned;
    • are well drafted; and
    • comply with relevant University policies and procedures.

Composition

  • Ex-Officio:
    • Deputy President of the Academic Board (Chair)
    • President of the Academic Board
    • Senior Manager, Academic Policy and Programs and Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution (or nominee)
  • Nominated:
    • three associate deans (academic) (or academic nominee) nominated by the President of the Academic Board
    • three faculty senior administration managers nominated by the Academic Registrar

The six nominated positions must include a representative from each faculty.

Administrative Arrangements

The Academic Services Division provides secretarial services.

Membership category

Role

Name

Unit/affiliation

Ex-officioDeputy President of the Board (Chairperson)Professor Lydia Kavanagh 
Ex-officioPresident of the BoardProfessor Craig Franklin 
Ex-officioSenior Manager, Academic Policy and Programs and Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution (or nominee)Ms Rowena BowerAcademic Services Division 
NominatedAssociate dean (academic) (or academic nominee) nominated by the President of the Academic BoardProfessor Blake McKimmieActing Associate Dean (Academic) - Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
NominatedAssociate dean (academic) (or academic nominee) nominated by the President of the Academic BoardProfessor Polly ParkerAssociate Dean (Academic) - Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
NominatedAssociate dean (academic) (or academic nominee) nominated by the President of the Academic BoardProfessor Susan RowlandAssociate Dean (Academic), Deputy Executive Dean - Faculty of Science
NominatedFaculty senior administration manager nominated by the Academic RegistrarMs Shirley MoranSenior Manager, Academic Services - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
NominatedFaculty senior administration manager nominated by the Academic RegistrarMs Kristen PavasovicSenior Manager, Academic Services - Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
NominatedFaculty senior administration manager nominated by the Academic RegistrarMs Belinda Ryan 

Manager, Student and Academic Administration - Faculty of Medicine

SecretariatSecretaryMr Diego Rodriguez PerezTeam Leader, Academic Policy and Programs - Academic Services Division
SecretariatAssistant SecretaryMs Michelle Coorey Administrative Officer, Academic Policy and Programs - Academic Services Division

* As at 17 December 2021

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