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Student representation

We encourage student participation in governance of the Faculty of Business and Law.

The governance of an organisation is the structure and process which allows planning and decision-making to take place. It is about effective management and accountability to stakeholders.

The Faculty of Business and Law invites students to participate in the various boards and committees which control all aspects of the management of the Faculty to ensure input from our most important stakeholders - our students.

If you would like to participate in the governance of the Faculty, please complete our expression of interest form.

The table below lists the range of student representative positions available. Please select the board/committee for more details regarding composition/terms of reference*.

Board/committeeSummary Student representation
Curriculum Committee Typically six meetings per year with the aim to ensure the maintenance of academic rigour in all coursework programs. One undergraduate or one postgraduate student
Student Experience and Engagement Committee Typically meets once a trimester. Business and Law student societies
One online student
One HDR student
One international student
Team leader, Faculty Peer Mentor Program
Teaching and Learning Committee Typically six meetings per year with the aim to enhance learning across the Faculty. One undergraduate student One postgraduate student
Faculty Board Six meetings per year.

Note, student representatives must be nominated and elected. For more information, please refer to Faculty of Business and Law Faculty Board elections.

One undergraduate student
One postgraduate student
One HDR student
Advisory boards including:

Arts and Cultural Management
Human Resource Management
Information Systems and Business Analytics
Property and Real Estate
Sport Management

Advisory boards are comprised of industry representatives, staff and students who meet two plus times a year to discuss matters of importance and to ensure that courses are industry relevant. At least one student enrolled in that course or discipline.

*Composition refers to positions that make up boards or committees and the membership is who fills them. Terms of reference are what the board or committee does and controls.

Please note, all student representatives must be enrolled in a course offered by the Faculty of Business and Law and must not be full time employees of the University. Student representative roles are typically for a term of one year only.

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