Academic Board Committees
Board of Examiners
The Board of Examiners is a standing sub-committee of the Academic Board. The Committee is constituted to recommend the final marks and grades for students in all APIC programs, and to report these to the Academic Board for recommendation to the Governing Board for approval. The Committee will also recommend students eligible for graduation to the Academic Board for recommendation to the Governing Board for approval.
Course Advisory Committee
The Course Advisory Committee is a standing sub-committee of the Academic Board. The principal function of the Committee is to provide advice to the College on the relevance of its courses to current and prospective students, the community, industry, and to the relevant professional bodies. The Committee will provide expert advice about course design standards for the renewal of current courses and the development of proposed courses. The Committee may also facilitate networking with community figures and to provide opportunities for research collaborations, and provide professional experience for students.
The Course Advisory Committee (or Committees) may be established to provide advice over a considerable period - from the course inception and proposal stage, through to the course being offered to students. Alternatively, the Committee might be commissioned for a limited duration, to undertake a particular task - for example, to review a particular course that is due for professional (re)accreditation.
Research and Scholarship Committee
The Research and Scholarship Committee is a standing sub-committee of the Academic Board. The principal function of the Committee is to provide leadership, report, and advise the Board on quality and standards of all disciplinary research and scholarly activity at the College.
Teaching and Learning Committee
The Teaching and Learning Committee is a standing sub-committee of the Academic Board. The principal function of the Committee is to monitor, report and advise the Board on quality and standards of all higher education teaching and learning activities at the College.
Academic Review Committee
The Academic Review Committee is a standing sub-committee the Academic Board. The principal function of the Committee is to review the academic progress of students, with a particular focus on identifying and managing students-at-risk. The Committee will make recommendations with respect to all enrolled students identified as having made unsatisfactory academic progress, and will recommend intervention strategies specific to the individual student’s needs.
Academic Appeals Committee
The Appeals Committee is an ad-hoc sub-committee of the Academic Board. The Appeals Committee will be convened at the request of the Chair of the Academic Board to hear evidence and make a determination in the case of student appeal against a recommendation by the Academic Review Committee in relation to the student’s academic progression, and appeals against a recommendation by the Board of Examiners in relation to the suspension or exclusion of the student from the College, or termination of the student’s enrolment.
The Curriculum Committee plans the operational aspects of APIC’s programs. The Committee oversees the day-to-day teaching and learning undertakings, assures the smooth operational management of the curriculum, and coordinates cross-campus curriculum activities in each course for which it is constituted. Individual Curriculum Committees may be constituted for each of the College’s course groups in the postgraduate and undergraduate portfolio.
Student Misconduct Committee
The Student Misconduct Committee is an ad-hoc sub-committee of the Academic Board. The principle function of the Committee are: i. to hear evidence of allegations of student academic and/or non-academic misconduct, as referred to the Committee by the Director of Studies in accordance with the Academic Integrity Policy or by the Manager of Student Services in accordance with the Student Non-Academic Misconduct Policy; ii. determine whether allegations are reasonably proven; and iii. If proven, make determinations for outcomes.