Chancellery (Academic & International) facilitates a number of committees, groups, processes and awards as detailed below.
Committees and Taskforces
ACCC is an advisory group which provides a forum for discussion between Chancellery, Faculties and Graduate Schools, and University Services (where relevant to policy) on a wide variety of academic and student-related matters.
CASPA is a Taskforce formed in September 2017 to review the current practices surrounding course and subject planning and advice provided to students at the University.
UAPC provides advice to the Provost in relation to academic positions, appointments, confirmations and promotions.
DAAC is an adjunct committee of the University Appointments and Promotions Committee. DAAC considers nominations and applications, and makes recommendations for final approval by the Vice-Chancellor, for the appointment to Melbourne Laureate Professor and award of the title of Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor.
The Respect Taskforce is the University's strategic unit responsible for defining and prioritising the goals of the University in eliminating sexual assault and sexual harassment.
Processes and Procedures
Proposed new courses, changes to courses or changes to University breadth subjects require approval from the Provost
In 2016, the calculation of the Deans Honours List was revised at ACCC and approved by the Provost.
Grants, Awards, Fellowships
Equity Innovation Grants encourage initiatives that focus on attracting students from low SES backgrounds to higher education and enhancing mechanisms that support their participation once enrolled at the University.
The Learning and Teaching Initiatives Grants award funds to staff to improve the teaching, learning and assessment practices of the University in a range of categories including general curriculum initiatives and in the area of technology enhanced teaching, learning and assessment.
The Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Program enables overseas scholars of international distinction to make an extended visit to the University and contribute to the University's academic, intellectual and cultural life.
The University Awards recognise those individuals who have made an outstanding and enduring contribution to the University and its scholarly community.