Governance Services provides support to the University Council and Council committees, including the Academic Senate and its subcommittees. It helps ensure the smooth handling of committee business and effective decision-making to enhance University governance arrangements. It provides advice on the Charles Sturt University Act 1989, Charles Sturt University By-laws 2005, and Governance Rules of the University as well as policy. Refer to the 2021 Governance Services Meeting Schedule and the 2022 Council and Committees Meeting Schedule for details on upcoming meetings.
The Council is the governing board of the University and is constituted to ensure the proper stewardship and strategic direction of the University.
The Academic Senate is the principal academic body of the University.
A number of committees have been established to assist in exercising the responsibilities of the Council and Academic Senate.
The University has established governance frameworks and disclosures to ensure effective decision-making with clear accountability and integrity.
The Council recognises exceptional achievement and service to the University and its regions by conferring Honorary Awards.
The University recognises students' achievements by awarding various types of University Medals.
The Charles Sturt University Handbook is the official handbook of the University's courses and subjects.
Meeting templates endorsed by the Council, and course and subject systems (CASIMS and SVS) are available for use by the University.
The Governance Services team provides support to the Council, Academic Senate and a number of committees.