Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia - August 17, 2012: Students and graduates converge on a lawn before the University of New South Wales (UNSW) library on a clear winter morning

The UNSW Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences Advisory Board includes stakeholders from government agencies and industry bodies. 

The purpose of the advisory board is to: 

  • review school activities and provide advice and support to the Head of School to accomplish the school’s vision 
  • consider the academic vision and achievements of the school and provide an external view of the relevance of teaching and research agendas 
  • assist in the development of key research and education linkages with relevant industry, community, government and regulatory bodies 
  • advise and inform on external factors that could impact the school and its workings 
  • raise awareness of the school and its activities among alumni, the profession, industry, government and the community 
  • provide support and introductions to enhance fundraising activities and research funding 
  • provide input into the formulation, development, refinement and implantation of strategic priorities for the school in line with the UNSW 2025 strategy 
  • serve as a source of independent advice to the Head of School regarding strategy and external relations.