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Internationalisation Committee

Clocktower from the Leith

Terms of Reference

  • To review proposed and existing international agreements and make recommendations to senate regarding their approval or continuance.
  • To provide oversight of academic and compliance aspects of incoming and outgoing student exchanges
  • To provide a mechanism for the co-ordination and exchange of information regarding internationalisation across the Divisions and Departments of the University.
  • To assist in the identification of best practices in internationalisation in universities in New Zealand and abroad.
  • To provide a forum for ongoing inter-Divisional consideration and discussion of strategic matters relating to internationalisation.
  • To submit discussion documents and provide advice to Senate on important issues relating to internationalisation.
  • To report annually to Senate on progress in the international activities of the University.
  • To encourage applications for internally funded grants for the promotion of internationalisation.

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Composition of the Board Expiry date (if applicable)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) (Convener) Ex-officio
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) of the Division of Commerce Ex-officio
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) of the Division of Health Sciences Ex-officio
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) of the Division of Humanities Ex-officio
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (or nominee) of the Division of Sciences Ex-officio
Director, International, Co-opted 31 July 2019
International Students Officer, OUSA, Co-opted 31 July 2019

The Committee has the power to co-opt up to two additional members.

In Attendance

Committee Secretary, Internationalisation Committee, Lynda McIver (; ext 8345)

Manager, International Student Services

Manager, International Marketing and Recruitment

Representative, Graduate Research School

Representative, Campus and Collegiate Life Services Division

Co-ordinator, International Partnerships

Senior Strategy and Policy Advisor, External Engagement

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The meetings are held from 2 - 4pm in Committee Room North, 1st floor, Clocktower Building.

Meetings for 2019

  • 11 March
  • 6 May
  • 10 June
  • 5 August
  • 7 October
  • 18 November

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