Our focus is to be active representatives for postgraduate students across the University.

We represent students on the following University committees/boards/councils:

ANU Council Committees

 Committee  Representative(s)  Frequency  Chair
 ANU Council  Zyl  Bi-monthly  Gareth Evans
 Campus Planning Committee  Zyl (as observer)  Bi-monthly  Gareth Evans
 ANU Finance Committee  Zyl (as observer)  Bi-monthly  Graeme Samuel 
 Honorary Degrees Committee   ANUSA in 2019  Three times a year   Gareth Evans

Education Committees

Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency   Chair
 Academic Board  Zyl (as observer)
 Bi-monthly   Jacqueline Lo 
 Academic Quality Assurance Committee  Zoë
 Rittwick (as observer) 
 Bi-monthly  Grady Venville
 Teaching and Learning Development Committee   Zoë
 Rittwick (as observer) 
 Bi-monthly  Grady Venville
 Higher Degree Research Committee  Rebecca  Bi-monthly  Imelda Whelehan 
 Appeals Committee  Jane Wakeford
 Isaac Tan
 Zoë Tulip
 Arushi Terway
 Monica Dalton
 As necessary   N/A
 University Research Committee  Rebecca
 Zoë (as observer)
 Bi-monthly  Keith Nugent
 Beyond SELT Steering Committee  Zoë  Quarterly  Grady Venville
 Student Survey Working Group  Zoë  Monthly  Grady Venville
 Technology Enhanced Learning Group  Rittwick  Monthly  Joseph Hughes

Infrastructure Committees

 Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency  Chair
 Campus Advisory Forum  Paris  Quarterly  Geraldine Schmid
 Environment Management Planning Committee   Crystal  Quarterly  Royston Gustavson 
 Childcare Liaison Committee  Veli  Three times a year   Geraldine Schmid
 Campus Development Advisory Committee  Zyl  Five times a year  Sue Holliday
 University Naming Committee  Zyl  Quarterly  Brian Schmidt
 Kambri Committee  Zyl  Quarterly  Chris Grange
 Kambri Reference Group  Veli
 Monthly  Precinct Manager

Access and Equity Committees

Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency  Chair
 Mental Health Advisory Group  Bernard  Bi-monthly  Richard Baker
 Student Experience Committee  Zyl  Quarterly  Richard Baker
 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Oversight Committee   Bernard  Quarterly  Richard Baker
 UniSafe Committee  Pippa
 Twice a semester   Richard Baker
 Respectful Relationships Working Group  Pippa  Monthly  Richard Baker
 Respectful Relationships Steering Group  Zyl
 Alyssa (volunteer)
 Monthly  Donelle Wheeler
 Family Friendly Committee  Bernard  Quarterly  Bernard Cielo & Andrea Butler 
 ANU Ally  Bernard
 Monthly  N/A

Advisory Committees

Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency  Chair
 ANU Foundation Board   Zyl  Three times a year   Robyn Watts
 University House Board of Fellows  Zyl  Quarterly  Peter Kanowski
 The ANU Sport & Recreation Association Council  Zyl  Bi-monthly  David Luchetti
 ANU Union Board  Zyl  Bi-monthly  Tom Lindenmeyer 
 Library Advisory Committee  Zyl  Twice a year  Heather Jenks

Awards, Bursaries and Grants Committees

 Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency  Chair
 Student Extracurricular Enrichment Fund (SEEF) Committee   Veli
 As necessary  Stephen Milnes
 Clubs Council  Paris
 Bi-weekly  James Howarth 
 Committee for the Graduate Accommodation,
 Emergency Graduate Accommodation and Disability
 Graduate Accommodation Bursaries
 Once a semester   N/A
 Alumni Awards Committee  Zyl  Yearly  Grady Venville
 Gala Awards Steering Committee  Rittwick  Quarterly  Shirley Leitch
 Vice-Chancellor's Awards  Zyl  Yearly  N/A

College-Specific Committees

 Committee  Representative(s)   Frequency  Chair
 CASS Teaching and Learning Development Committee   Katie  Bi-monthly   Susanna Scarparo
 CASS HDR Sub-Committee  Katie  Bi-monthly  Douglas Craig
 CASS Academic Quality Assurance Committee  Katie  Monthly  Susanna Scarparo 
 CAP Education Committee  Andree
 Monthly  Stephan Fruehling 
 CAP Curriculum Committee  Andree
 Monthly  Stephan Fruehling
 CAP Higher Degree Research Committee  Andree  Monthly  Simon Avenell
 JCoS Education Committee  Andrew
 Bi-monthly  Anna Cowan
 JCoS HDR Committee  Andrew
 Bi-monthly  Anna Cowan
 CECS Education Committee  Ankita
 Bi-monthly  Adrian Lowe
 CECS HDR Sub-Committee  Ankita  Monthly  Daniel MacDonald
 CoL Education Committee  Kate
 Bi-monthly  Vivien Holmes
 CBE Education Committee  Yingnan
 Monthly  Bronwen Whiting

PARSA Committees

 Committee  Representative(s)  Frequency   Chair
 Respectful Relationships Student Working Group   Zyl
 Dormant  Zyl Hovenga-Wauchope & Eden Lim 
 PARSA Education Committee  Zoë
 College Officers
 Monthly  Zoë Tulip
 PARSA Equity Committee  Bernard
 Indigenous Officer
 Monthly  Bernardo Cielo
 PARSA Queer Advisory Committee  Jason
 Queer Postgraduate Students 
 Monthly  Queer Officer
 PARSA Disabilities Advisory Committee  Bernard
 Postgraduate Students with Disabilities 
 Monthly Disabilities Officer
 Student Associations Finances Committee  Zyl
 Treasurer (Board)
 Dormant  N/A


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Kambri Precinct
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

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