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).

2021 meeting dates

Meeting Date and Time
PSC 2021/01: meeting Thursday, 18 February 2021, 10:00
PSC 2021/02: meeting Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 10:00 Cancelled
PSC 2021/03: meeting Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 10:00
PSC 2021/04: meeting Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 10:00
PSC 2021/05: meeting Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 10:00Cancelled
PSC 2021/06: meeting Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 10:00

 

2022 meeting dates

Meeting Date and Time
PSC 2022/01: Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 10:00
PSC 2022/02: Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 10:00
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 January 2019
  • 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)
    • Members of senior administration staff
  • 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 admission, 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
  • Appointed:
    • three members of senior administration staff appointed by the Academic Registrar
  • Nominated:
    • three associate deans (academic) nominated by the President of the Academic Board

Administrative Arrangements

The Academic Services Division provides secretarial services.

Membership category

Role

Name

Unit/affiliation

Ex officio Deputy President of the Board (Chairperson) Professor Lydia Kavanagh (Acting)
Ex officio President of the Board Professor Craig Franklin (Acting)
Nominated Associate dean (academic) nominated by the President of the Board Associate Professor Greg Birkett Deputy Associate Dean Academic, Curriculum Strategy - Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Nominated Associate dean (academic) nominated by the President of the Board Professor Julie Duck Associate Dean (Academic) - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nominated Associate dean (academic) nominated by the President of the Board Professor Nick Shaw Associate Dean (Academic) - Faculty of Medicine 
Appointed Member of senior administration staff appointed by the Academic Registrar Ms Rowena Bower Senior Manager, Academic Policy and Programs and Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution 
Appointed Member of senior administration staff appointed by the Academic Registrar Mr Stephen Gillard  Manager, Student and Academic Administration, Faculty of Science
Appointed Member of senior administration staff appointed by the Academic Registrar Ms Julie Waldron

Senior Manager, Student and Academic Administration - Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Secretariat Secretary Mr Diego Rodriguez Perez Team Leader, Academic Policy and Programs - Academic Services Division
Secretariat Assistant Secretary Ms Michelle Coorey  Administrative Officer, Academic Policy and Programs - Academic Services Division

* As at 13 September 2021

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