Higher Degree Committee

Minutes

The minutes and documents for this committee are located on SharePoint. Access to the SharePoint site is for members or approved support staff only.

Membership

The Higher Degree Committee comprises the following member positions

Chair

  • Presiding Member of the Facutly

Members

  • Dean
  • Dean, Graduate Research
  • Senior Vice Dean, Academic
  • Deputy Dean, Research or nominee
  • Director of Postgraduate Research
  • Heads of School or nominee
    • School of Medical Sciences
    • School of Public Health & Community Medicine
    • School of Women’s & Children’s Health
    • School of Psychiatry
    • Prince of Wales Clinical School
    • St George Clinical School
    • St Vincent’s Clinical School
    • South Western Sydney Clinical School
    • Rural Clinical School
    • The Kirby Institute
  • Postgraduate Coordinator for each School
    • School of Medical Sciences
    • School of Public Health & Community Medicine
    • School of Women’s & Children’s Health
    • School of Psychiatry
    • Prince of Wales Clinical School
    • St George Clinical School
    • St Vincent’s Clinical School
    • South Western Sydney Clinical School
    • Rural Clinical School
    • The Kirby Institute

Administrative Support

  • Postgraduate Research Coordinator

Functions

  • Administration of research degrees
  • Action on all matters relating to the candidature of higher degree by research students other than those matters for which approval has been delegated by Council to the Registrar on the recommendation of a Dean or a Head of School (or their nominees), provided that the action taken and the broad decisions made shall at all times be in accordance with the policy laid down by the Academic Board or by the Faculty.
  • Act according to the authority delegated by the Faculty Board