Manual of Policies and Procedures

I/1.3 International Strategy Committee charter

Contact Officer

Director, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and President (International)

Approval Date

18/10/2017

Approval Authority

Vice-Chancellor and President

Date of Next Review

01/12/2020

1.3.1 Purpose
1.3.2 Accountability
1.3.3 Responsibilities
1.3.4 Membership
1.3.5 Meeting frequency
1.3.6 Reporting and communication
1.3.7 Procedures
1.3.8 Secretariat
Modification History

1.3.1 Purpose

International Strategy Committee provides advice and support to guide strategic decision making on international policy and international engagement.

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1.3.2 Accountability

International Strategy Committee is a management committee accountable to the Vice-Chancellor and President.

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1.3.3 Responsibilities

International Strategy Committee undertakes the following responsibilities:

  • recommends international policy directions through the development and oversight of the Internationalisation priorities
  • provides high level advice on the University’s international priorities as they relate to coordination and positioning of QUT internationally in the areas of students, learning and teaching, research partnerships
  • identifies risk mitigation strategies that respond to and support progression of the University’s international priorities
  • considers quality assurance mechanisms that support and enhance the policies and procedures underpinning the University’s international activities
  • monitors progress against the Internationalisation Framework’s priorities and initiatives.

International Strategy Committee accepts advice and recommendations from International Leaders Group (QUT staff access only) on international initiatives, activities, innovations, planning and strategic matters, emerging issues and the development of University-wide programs and projects relating to international students.

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1.3.4 Membership

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International) ex officio as Chair
  • Executive Director, QUT International ex officio.
  • Provost or nominee
  • Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar or nominee
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research and Innovation) or nominee
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) or nominee
  • Three executive deans nominated by University Executive Committee
  • One Associate Dean (International), or equivalent, nominated by Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International)

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1.3.5 Meeting frequency

International Strategy Committee meets at least four times per year or as required.

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1.3.6 Reporting and communication

International Strategy Committee reports annually on international business to University Executive Committee through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International) or when required.

International Leaders Group reports to International Strategy Committee following each meeting.

International business may also be referred to University Learning and Teaching Committee (C/2.1) and University Research and Innovation Committee (D/2.1) for appropriate consideration and advice.

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1.3.7 Procedures

International Strategy Committee operates in accordance with Council Procedure 1 - Committees.

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1.3.8 Secretariat

A nominee of the Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar is secretary, on recommendation of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International).

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Modification History

Date

Sections

Source

Details

09.01.19 All Director, Governance and Legal Services Policy revised to include approved position title change from assistant dean/s to associate dean/s
20.12.18 All Director, Governance and Legal Services Policy renumbered and relocated to I/1.3 (formerly I/2.1) - Chapter I restructure
18.10.17 All Vice-Chancellor Terms of reference redrafted to committee charter
05.05.17 All Vice-Chancellor Revised membership to remove disestablished position Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Programs and Partnerships) - effective 31.12.16
30.03.15 All Governance and Legal Services Periodic review - no change in accordance with committee self-assessment review
16.03.15 All International Strategy Committee Editorial amendment to remove obsolete reference from terms of reference
11.03.14 All Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) Revised membership to clarify the Assistant Dean (International) position
13.05.13 All Vice-Chancellor Revised membership provisions to include Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Programs and Partnerships)
05.02.13 All Vice-Chancellor Periodic review - no change required

11.10.11

All

Vice-Chancellor

Renamed committee and revised terms of reference and membership

17.12.10

All

International Steering Committee

Periodic review - no change required

05.12.08

All

Vice-Chancellor

Revised terms of reference and membership (disestablishment of Regional Reference Groups)

26.02.08

All

Vice-Chancellor

Revised membership provisions to include Chairs of Regional Reference Groups

16.04.07

All

Vice-Chancellor

Established International Steering Committee to replace International Policy and Strategy Committee (endorsed by Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee 04.04.07)

06.04.06

All

Secretariat

Renumbered and relocated to I/2.1 (formerly A/3.2.14)

24.12.04

All

Vice-Chancellor

Minor amendment to frequency of meetings for International Policy and Strategy Committee

29.06.04

All

Vice-Chancellor

Revised terms of reference and membership provisions, in accordance with recommendations of Vice-Chancellor's Panel of the 2003/2004 Committees Review

25.11.01

All

Vice-Chancellor

Established new committee (International Policy and Strategy Committee)

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