Academic Board

Academic Board

The Academic Board is the principal body of Sydney Met responsible for academic affairs, including academic quality and integrity as a whole. It approves academic proposals and for providing advice on academic policy, academic strategy, and academic standards. It oversees and monitors the academic activities of the College and has functions and powers relating to academic matters such as course development, accreditation, quality, integrity, and policy. The Academic Board advises the Chief Executive Officer and Governing Council on matters relating to teaching, learning, assessment, and scholarship, and makes decisions on delegation from Council.

The current composition of the Sydney Met Governing Council is below:

Name         Position
Professor John Loxton      Chair of the Academic Board (External)     
Professor Manoranjan Paul      Deputy Chair of the Academic Board (External)     
Dr Zeenat Mahjabeen      Member (External)
Dr Arash Najmaei      Member (External)
Dr Hemant Ojha      Member, Owner’s Representative     
Prof Lynne Harris      Member, Ex-Officio: Executive Dean    
Dr Linh Hoang      Member, Ex-officio: Acting Head, Department of Information Technology & Engineering
Dr Ahmed Mostafa      Member, Ex-officio: Acting Head, Department of Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Professor Sharon Moore      Member, Ex-officio: Head, Department of Social Work and Development     
Ms Aastha Suwal      Member, Staff Representative     
Mr Pradip Bohara      Member, Student Representative

The Academic Board (AB) has four standing committees:

AB Committees     Chair
Teaching & Learning Committee (TLC)     Professor Lynne Harris
Student Experience Committee (SEC)     Dr Sabiha Sultana
Course Advisory Committee (CAC)
Research & Scholarship Committee (RSC)