Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for both the Education (Academic) and Education (Public) Departments.

The aims and objectives of the Education Department include:

(a)    to initiate and coordinate education campaigns, particularly with regard to access and equity for all Students;
(b)    to raise awareness of educational issues among staff and Students;
(c)    to campaign and advocate on issues relating to the quality of education, Student rights, and the needs of specific groups of Students at all campuses; and
(d)    to monitor the implementation of education policy and teaching arrangements within the University.

Casual Vacancy

Cameron Doig has submitted their resignation as Education (Public Affairs Officer), effective from June 3rd. Charli Fouhy has also submitted notice of resignation forcing a casual vacancy. An unscheduled meeting of the Education Committee has been called for the 2nd of August at 12:00pm to consider filling the casual vacancy. The meeting will be held in Mary Cooke A.

All students are eligible to nominate for the position as outlined by the UMSU constitution and may do so by emailing the General Secretary at When nominating, please let us know if you will be in attendance, or if in lieu of this, sending in a written statement.

Current Membership

The Education Committee consists of the Education Officers as non-voting members and 7 voting members. The current members and the tickets they were elected on (if any) are:

Education (Academic Affairs) Officers

Elizabeth Tembo & Dominic Ilagan (Stand Up!)

Education (Public Affairs) Officers

Charli Fouhy & Charlie Joyce (Stand Up!)

Voting Members
Georgia Walton Briggs Stand Up!
Hue Man Dang More!
Sophie Kerrigan Stand Up!
William Chua More!
Nick Reich Stand Up!
Joshua Tseng More!
Melinda Suter 欢迎国际学生加入 –International Students Welcome


2019 Minutes

  • Meeting 1(19) – 06/12/2018, 5:45pm, OB Space, Level One, Union House Petitioned Confirmed
    Agenda 1(19)
    Minutes 1(19)
  • Meeting 2(19) – 21/01/2019, 4:00pm, OB Space, Level One, Union House Petitioned Confirmed
    Minutes 2(19)
    Minutes 2(19) Amended by Motion
  • Meeting 3(19) – 21/01/2019, 4:00pm, OB Space, Level One, Union House Confirmed
    Agenda 3(19)
    Minutes 3(19)
  • Meeting 4(19) – 05/03/2019, 12:00pm, Joe Napolitano A, Level Two, Union House Unconfirmed
    Agenda 4(19)
    Minutes 4(19)
  • Meeting 5(19) – 19/03/2019, 11:00am, OB Space, Level One, Union House Petitioned Unconfirmed
    Minutes 5(19)
  • Meeting 6(19) – 18/04/2019, 4:00pm, Mary Cooke A, Level Two, Union House Unconfirmed
    Agenda 6(19)
    Minutes 6(19)
  • Meeting 7(19) – 02/08/2019, 12:00pm, Mary Cooke A, Level Two, Union House Unconfirmed
    Agenda 7(19)
    Minutes 7(19)
  • Meeting 8(19)
    Agenda 8(19)
    Minutes 8(19)

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