Academic Planning Committee

Academic Planning Committee is responsible to Senate for the development of the University's academic taught portfolio and its formal strategic partnerships. This includes approval of business cases for new courses and partnerships as well as oversight of changes to existing courses and partnerships. APC meets as required throughout the academic year.

Membership for the academic year 2017-2018 is as follows:

NamePositionFaculty / DirectorateTerm / Category of Office
Nick BraisbyVice-ChancellorVice-Chancellor's OfficeEx-officio
Julie McLeodPro Vice-Chancellor (Education)Vice-Chancellor's OfficeEx-officio
Sean MackneyPro-Vice-ChancellorVice-Chancellor's OfficeEx-officio
Julie IrwinDirector of Student SuccessStudent SuccessCo-opted
Ellie SmithAcademic RegistrarAcademic RegistryEx-officio
Rod MercerDirector of FinanceFinanceEx-officio
Julia WestonDirector of Marketing & Student RecruitmentMarketing & Student RecruitmentEx-officio 
Ian HarperBEST Chief Executive
Director of Apprenticeships
BESTCo-opted
Rob RogersSenior Business Partner (Planning and Intelligence)Strategic Development & PlanningEx-officio 
Georgia NosalStudents' Union Vice-President (Education & Welfare)Students' UnionEx-officio
Robin WaltonSenior Financial Planning & Analysis ManagerFinanceIn attendance

Heads of Schools will also be in attendance.

Terms of reference are published in the University Committees document.

Meeting dates for 2018-2019 are as follows:

DateStart TimeEnd TimeLocationMeeting Type
13 September 201809:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal
18 October 201809:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal
5 December 201809:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal
13 February 201909:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal
17 April 201909:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal
13 June 201909:3012:30HW-VCCRNormal

Additional meetings may be arranged to deal with specific University initiatives.

Secretary: Marcus Wood, Principal Registry Officer, Academic Registry (x5066)