Established by the Committee for Academic Programs Policy in 2011, Special Admission Programs Sub-Committee advises on matters relating to special admission schemes and programs.

General information

  • Committee Name: Special Admission Programs Sub-Committee
  • Reporting to: Committee for Academic Programs Policy
  • Contact: Ms Helen Morahan — Director, Student Administration
  • Version (Effective Date): Version 6 (18 July 2016)
  • Sub-Committees: nil
  • Quorum: three
  • Notes: abbreviated as SAPSC

Terms of Reference

The Special Admission Programs Sub-Committee will advise the Committee for Academic Programs Policy on—

  • the approval of new special admission schemes;
  • the modification of existing special admission programs;
  • the discontinuation of schemes that are no longer required; and
  • the monitoring of outcomes from approved special admission schemes, including but not limited to, the number of offers made, the OP/ranks of applicants admitted and the respective program cut-offs, the academic performance of the students following admission including GPAs, attrition rates and graduation outcomes.

Composition

Ex-Officio
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (Chair)
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
  • President of the Academic Board
  • Deputy President of the Academic Board
  • Academic Registrar
  • Director, Office of Prospective Students and Student Equity
Nominated
  • Two Associate Deans (Academic)
  • A member from the UQ Planning Office

Administrative arrangements

  • Secretary: Director, Student Administration
  • Assistant Secretary: UQ Admissions

Special Admission Programs Sub-Committee membership as at 1 January 2016:

Ex-Officio

Committee Role Position Name
Chair Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Joanne Wright
  Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) Professor Cindy Shannon
  President, Academic Board Professor Fred D'Agostino
  Deputy President, Academic Board Professor Peter Adams
  Academic Registrar Mr Mark Erickson
  Director, Office of Prospective Students and Student Equity Mr Steve Forster

Nominated

Representation Name Position Term
Two Associate Deans (Academic) to be confirmed   2016
to be confirmed   2016
Member from UQ Planning Office Dr Clare Hourigan Director, Planning — UQ Planning Office 2016

Secretariat

Committee Role Name Position
Secretary Ms Helen Morahan Director, Student Administration — Academic Services Division
Assistant Secretary Ms Melissa Cross Manager, Admissions — Academic Services Division
For further information, including agendas and minutes, please contact the Secretariat
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