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Adelaide Meeting to Discuss the Masters Descriptors in the AQF


Members are invited to attend a meeting with John Dawkins on Wednesday February 2nd. The meeting will be from 10:00am – 12:30pm, to be held at the University of Adelaide, Professions Meeting Room at Level 11, 10 Pulteney Street, Adelaide. Sandwiches will be served at the end of the meeting.

Just for your information, the content of my original email is below and the original documents attached. If you need any further information please contact Sharon Grandison on 8226-2775 or


Meeting of Chairs of Academic Boards at Universities Australia Conference March 2011


This year for the first time, a half day meeting for the Chairs of Academic Boards has been organised as part of the annual Universities Australia conference. The meeting will be held on Friday 4th March from 9:00am until 12:30pm.

Those chairing or directly involved in Academic Boards/Senates are invited to meet and discuss developments and issues in academic governance. The meeting will consider the implications of current and planned developments in the tertiary education sector, taking into account differences between our Academic Boards/Senates. Issues to be explored include: empowering Boards / Senates and improving credibility.

Chairs, Deputy Chairs amd members of Academic Boards/Senates are invited.
The cost will be $50 (inc. GST) including morning tea. Delegates can register for this event on the conference registration form.

Further information: contact Professor Val Robertson, President of Academic Senate, The University of Newcastle –

UA 2011 Conference website is:

This is an initiative of the Chairs of Academic Boards / Senates, supported by Universities Australia