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A key commitment in the University’s strategic plan - Enterprise25 - is to introduce a program-focused organisational structure. We have an ambition to orient ourselves around our academic programs and ensure our resources are focused on the quality of our teaching, research and the student experience.

Over recent months staff and students have engaged in collaborative exercises to co-create a potential future model of the University organised across new Academic Units. This has helped to inform a Discussion Paper, prepared by the University’s Senior Management Group, to seek feedback from the University community on the proposed academic organisational transformation.

The Discussion Paper details the proposed academic organisational structure, composition and titles of the proposed new Academic Units, and outlines the transition approach. A series of discussion questions were provided for consideration and feedback.

Feedback on the Discussion Paper closed on Friday 19 July. More than 150 submissions were received from staff, students, external advisory boards, alumni and industry and government representatives and a summary of the feedback is available to download below. The Senior Management Group will be taking all responses into consideration and will continue to engage with the University community as planning progresses for the transition to the new academic organisational structure.

Download the discussion paper

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Questions and information can be provided to the sponsoring group at any stage via the project email: