University Medals Committee

Terms of Reference



  • A Chair, drawn from the academic staff members of Academic Board, appointed by the Chair of Academic Board to serve a term of two years. The Chair is eligible to serve a maximum of two consecutive terms.
  • One academic staff member from each Faculty as determined by the relevant Executive Dean, each to serve a single term of three years.
  • Academic Registrar


The Committee reviews its procedures as it deems necessary and recommends accordingly to Academic Board.  Academic Board last reviewed the Terms of Reference and membership in November 2016.

Date of establishment: 11 December 1998 (Academic Board minutes refer)

Meeting frequency: One meeting in February each year

Responsible Officer: Chair, University Medals Committee

Executive Officer: Governance Officer, Directorate of Governance