Academic Board

The Academic Board is the supreme academic body which directs and regulates the academic and student affairs of the College.

I. Membership Composition

(A) Ex-officio Members:

Chairman

President

Vice-Chairman

Provost

Members

Vice-Presidents;
Associate Vice-President ;
Deans of Schools;
Heads of Departments;
Registrar;
University Librarian;
Director of Student Affairs;
All full professors or above (not serving in the above capacities); and
President of HSUHK Students’ Union (student member)

(B)

Appointed Members:

Up to 5 administrative / academic unit heads appointed by the President

(C)

Elected Members:

1 elected academic staff member from each School (excluding all full professors) nominated by the Dean of School

(D)

Secretary

Registrar

II. Terms of Reference

(a)

to approve the development and offering of all degree/sub-degree programmes and courses proposed by Schools, or other Units;

(b)

to draw up a framework of guidelines and principles to guide the development, validation, operation, evaluation and review of programmes and courses;

(c)

to plan, promote and regulate the teaching, learning and research activities in the College;

(d)

to approve examination results, student graduation, and the conferment of academic awards of the College with the Statutes and all relevant College regulations currently in force;

(e)

to report to the College Council on any academic matters, where appropriate;

(f)

to approve, monitor and review the academic standards for quality assurance of all programmes and courses regularly with particular reference to the following aspects:

(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)
(vii)
(viii)
(ix)

student admissions and academic regulations;
programme management and review;
teaching and learning;
assessment and examinations;
research and scholarly work;
library and learning resources;
student services and activities;
staff student consultation; and
any other academic aspects as deemed appropriate; and

(g)

to exercise any other responsibilities and functions of academic governance as assigned to it by the College Council.