University Council reports

Go to Backoffice

Accessibility links

University Council reports

Breadcrumbs

Report on Council meeting – 16 August 2017

At its meeting held on 16 August 2017, the University Council received/considered/noted the following key matters:

Presentation from the PVC (Engagement) and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Business and Law (FABL)

Council received a presentation from Professor Joanne Scott, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Engagement) and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Business and Law (FABL) on the key highlights of the faculty’s work.

Presentation from the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering (FoSHEE)

Council received a presentation from Professor John Bartlett, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering (FoSHEE) on the key highlights of the faculty’s work.

Exercise of Delegations

Council resolved that Marketing and External Engagement be requested to amend the Academic Dress – Managerial Policy to reflect that Council and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor must be consulted before any changes to the Academic Dress, worn by Councillors, was approved.

Purchase of an MRI machine using donated funds

Council resolved to note the donation of $3.6 Million from Roy and Nola Thompson for the procurement of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine to be installed at USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute.

In accordance with Division 2, Section 11, 3, B of the USC Act, Council resolved to approve the University using the $3.6 Million donation received from Roy and Nola Thompson to purchase an MRI machine in accordance with the wishes of the donors.

Caboolture Business Plan

Council resolved to approve the business plan, as set out in Document 6.2.2, with a view to management proceeding with the acquisition of the Caboolture campus.

Update on new campus developments and other new initiatives

The Chief Operating Officer gave a verbal update on new campus developments and other key major projects.

2017 June Budget Outcomes Report

Council resolved to approve the 2017 June Budget Outcomes Report, as set out in Document 6.2.4.

Veolia Market Led Proposal for Chilled Water and Energy

Council resolved to approve Management proceeding with the Veolia Market Led Proposal for Chilled Water and Energy, as set out in the proposal (Document 6.2.5).

Creation of easements – YOUI to USC land

Council resolved to give in principle for Project Urban, on behalf of Youi, to progress the design and execution of easements to enable stormwater from the Youi site to be discharged over USC land, leading to development of a new agreement regarding the legal point of discharge.

Amendments to the Human Research Ethics – Governing Policy

Council resolved to approve the amendments to the Human Research Ethics – Governing Policy as set out in Document 7.1.

Other items

On this occasion, Council also received or noted the following:

  • Regular reports from the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and President and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Report on Exercise of Delegations
  • Minutes and reports of standing committees of Council
  • 2016 Student Guild Financial Statements
  • Capital & Commercial and Asset Management Services Report
  • ICSC Board Report
  • 2017 USC Institutional Performance Portfolio Information Collection
Back to top

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned more than {{ model.MaxResults }} results.
The top {{ model.MaxResults }} of {{ model.TotalItems }} are shown below.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned {{ model.TotalItems }} results.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned no results.