SASD Seminar – April 1 2009

Report
THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Welcome to Student Administration and
Academic Administration
Helen Morahan
Philip Taylor
1 April 2009
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Objectives
• Complement UQ and local induction
programs
• Promote understanding of our roles and
functions
• Improve understanding of who to contact
with an enquiry/issue
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Overview
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Organisational context
Key areas, roles and contacts
UQ framework and other resources
Key dates
Keeping informed
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Organisational context
Linda Bird
Academic Registrar
Maureen Bowen
Director,
Student Administration
Helen Morahan
Senior Manager,
Student Administration
Karen Wheeler
Director,
Academic Administration
Philip Taylor
Senior Manager,
Academic Administration
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Senior Managers
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Broad direction to area managers
Business process reviews
Risk management
Develop initiatives
Quality assurance
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Senior Managers (cont’d)
• Provide advice on UQ Rules & policy
• Implement policy directives
• Committee support & representation
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Student Administration
Senior Manager
Helen Morahan
Admissions
Mina Singh
SI-net Functional
Group
Andrew Jell
Student Centre
Student Fees
Examinations
Graduations
Ken Aberdeen
Narelle Larney
Teresa Charlton
Mark Campbell
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Admissions
Manager – Mina Singh
• Administer UQ’s Admission Rules for
undergraduate QTAC applications
• Manage domestic undergraduate
admissions and domestic postgraduate
enquiries
• Request info for publication
• Distribute application/offer statistics
• Advice and consultation
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Examinations
Manager – Teresa Charlton
 Provide central services and support for
conduct of examinations across all
campuses
 Manage exam timetable
 Provide consultation and advice
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Graduations
Acting Graduations Officer – Mark Campbell
• Manage administrative aspects of
graduations
• Manage process for Faculty and School staff
to confirm eligibility to graduate
• Manage staff access to Graduation System
• Provide staff training
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SI-net Functional Group
Manager – Andrew Jell
• Provide user support/training
• Implement additional system functionality
• Maintain existing functionality
• Schedule and run processes e.g. QTAC
upload, mass term activation
• Configure system data, e.g. security
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Student Centre
Manager – Kenneth Aberdeen
• “One stop shop” – all student enquiries
• Face to face and phone contact
• Student payments (max $50 cash)
• Produce academic records
• Issue ID cards – Gatton and Ipswich
• Coordinate Orientation Week
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Student Fees
Manager – Narelle Larney
• Administer HECS-HELP and FEE-Help schemes
• Provide specialist advice about fees
• Provide fee information for publications &
systems
• Manage fee enquiries
• Process student fee remission and refunds
• Manage student fee payment variations
• Produce manual student fees invoices as
required
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Academic Administration
Senior Manager
Philip Taylor
Academic Programs
Unit
Anthony Zgrajewski
Program
Information
Unit
Peter Brady
Records and
Archives
Management
Services
Ann Robinson
Secretariat
Services
Rebecca (Bec)
MacBean
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Academic Facilities
Manager – Anthony Zgrajewski
• Timetabling/room bookings
• Refurbishment central teaching spaces
• UQ CENTRA
• Teaching & Learning Space Committee
• Secretary Discipline Board
• BWC room bookings
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Program Information
Coordinator –Peter Brady
• Program approval
• Handbooks (print and web versions)
• Yearbook
• UQ Prospectuses
• Australian Graduate Survey
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Records and Archives
Management Services
Manager – Ann Robinson
• Recordkeeping advice across UQ
• Archives
• Student files, Staff files
• Administrative files (Finance, Legal,
Committees)
• Disposal of records (Legislative compliance)
• HUPP
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Secretariat Services
Coordinator – Rebecca (Bec) MacBean
• Secretarial support for Academic Board and
Senate Committees
• Teaching Awards
• School & Centre reviews
• Elections: Senate, Academic Board, others
• Copying and Office Services
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Points of contact
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General enquiries
Escalating issues
Faculty contacts
Delegation statements
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UQ Framework - Rules
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General Award Rules
Admission Rules
Enrolment and Academic Progression Rules
Fee Rules
Statute 4
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UQ Framework - Policy
• Handbook of University Policies and Procedures
(HUPP)
www.uq.edu.au/hupp
– Section1, University Organisation and Governance
(including 1.60.2 Privacy Management Policy)
– Section 3, Teaching and Learning
– Section 4, Research and Postgraduate Studies
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Other Resources
• Programs and Courses website
• mySI-net
www.sinet.uq.edu.au
• myAdvisor – authoritative source
www.uq.edu.au/myadvisor/
• MIS Reportal
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SASD Web site
• SASD Web site
http://www.uq.edu.au/sasd
• Seminars
• SASD Newsletter
• Business Process Calendar
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Key Dates
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Business process calendar
Business cycles
Deadlines (some legislative)
Planning
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Keeping informed
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Student Administration Managers Committee
(SAMC)
Electronic newsletters
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SASD bulletin (email [email protected] to
subscribe)
SASD seminar series
www.uq.edu.au/sasd/index.html
Debriefs
Academic Board and Senate websites
Other networks
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Top 5 Hints
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Check the framework – statutes, rules,
policies, internal procedures
Central records
Communication channels
Network
Provide feedback
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