The UNB Student Union is entrusted each year by the University of New Brunswick to appoint passionate student representatives to serve on a variety of university-wide committees. These committees make important decisions about how UNB operates and sets priorities for the future. Submit your application through the form below to apply to sit on a University Committee!
To find out more about sitting on a committee, please contact our Vice-President Internal, Grace Mangusso, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students must be in good academic standing to sit on a university committee.
This committee advises Senate on matters concerning academic planning; develops and reviews long-term and mid-term objectives, plans, and priorities for academic programming and curriculum development; undertakes and organizes studies of, and consultation on, the University's educational objectives, methods, organization, and policies; initiates, reviews, and advises on planning proposals in areas of academic programming, structure, and policy; and considers and recommends review of existing programs.
This committee examines and makes recommendations to Senate on matters relating to academic and operational regulations, policies, and procedures.
This committee advises the Senates and Registrars on admission and readmission policy, regulations, and procedures; makes recommendations to Senate regarding any proposed changes in the regulations and procedures; and hears appeals concerning admissions.
This committee considers curriculum issues of general academic interest and makes recommendations to Senate regarding these issues; reviews course offerings, inter-faculty offerings and curriculum requirements where appropriate; and considers new courses and changes in courses and makes appropriate recommendations on them to Senate.
This committee advises the Senate, the Director of Libraries, and the Law Librarian on matters of University library policy and practice, and acts as a liaison between the Libraries and Senate.
This committee advises Senate on matters of general policy pertaining to student experience and liaises with academic units and student organizations on any matters concerning students and their needs on campus with particular reference to services broadly available to students (i.e. health, counselling, orientation, athletics).
This committee advises the Registrar and Senates on policies, regulations and procedures governing student standing and promotions and assists in their interpretation and application; periodically examines and makes recommendations to student standings and promotions regulations and procedures; and hears appeals on academic matters.
This committee invites and promotes nominations for UNB-wid teaching awards, assesses all nominations, and recommends two recipients to the Senates each year; invites and promotes nominations for regional and national teaching awards; and reviews award assessment procedures and criteria.
This committee advises Senate on any matter concerning teaching policy and practices; establishes which aspects of the teaching process shall normally be assessed by all academic units; and advises Senates on methods, procedures, and programs for the evaluation and improvement of teaching.
This committee advises Senate, ITS, CETL, and UNB Libraries on ways to advance academic matters through the application of information and communication technologies; consults with faculty, staff, and students on academic issues regarding the access and use of information and communication technologies at UNB; and advises Senate and administration on academic priorities for academic computing that will inform budget decision making.
This committee advises Senates on the establishment of scholarships, bursaries, and prizes provided to undergraduate students and general policy concerning the administration of scholarships and bursaries awarded through the Undergraduate Awards Office.
This committee advises Senate on matters related to internationalization; develops and reviews long-term and mid-term objectives, plans, and priorities for internationalization initiatives, methods, and policies; and reviews and advises Senate on international memoranda of understanding proposals and renewals from academic units.
committee application form
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