Governance

Governance at Deakin University implements the University’s values of being excellent, ethical, inclusive and sustainable. Central leadership is provided by the Council Secretariat and Academic Governance and Standards.

Council Secretariat

The Council Secretariat, located within the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, provides expert advice and support for the good governance of the University.

The Council Secretariat has responsibility for:

  • secretariat services to the University Council, its committees and support to the University Executive
  • the University’s policy framework
  • the conduct of University elections
  • advice on corporate governance to the University community
  • corporate governance reporting to the community and external authorities.

Find out more about the University Council

Current staff can access more information on the staff site.
Find out more about the Council Secretariat (current staff only)

Academic Governance and Standards

The Academic Governance and Standards unit sits within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education. It manages university-level processes for course management, quality reviews and academic policy development and provides executive support for Academic Board and its committees. It provides expert advice on the requirements of the Higher Education Threshold Standards and regulation by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

Current staff can access more information on the staff site.
Find out more about Academic Governance and Standards (current staff only)