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Individuals wanting to establish the organisational structure of an individual university should consult their website directly.

Key contacts within Australia's universities

University Vice-Chancellors
Vice-Chancellors have dual roles of principal academic officer and chief executive officer for a university. They are the public face of the university and have primary responsibility for embodying and promoting the university's external goals, including fund-raising and building networks.
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University Chancellors
Chancellors are appointed to chair the university's council (governing body) as the senior office holder of the University. They also confer the academic awards of the university, and represent the university at meetings, functions and ceremonies.
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DVC Academic
Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Academic) have overall responsibility for the planning, quality and delivery of the university's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs. This includes regular reviews of the university's policies and procedures to ensure excellence in teaching.
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DVC Corporate
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate) is responsible for supporting the Vice-Chancellor on all matters of administration, management and leadership. Their responsibilities include building, finances, resources, technology and organisational change, and can encompass the role of university registrar.
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DVC International
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) is responsible for supporting the Vice-Chancellor on all matters of administration, management and leadership. Their responsibilities include building, finances, resources, technology and organisational change, and can encompass the role of university registrar.
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DVC Research
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) is responsible for overseeing research and research training across the university. This includes: - responding to changes in government policy relating to research activities - grants and philanthropy to support university research - awarding of postgraduate scholarships - representation of the university on external research related boards, committees and other forums. Universities Australia coordinates meetings of all Deputy Vice-Chancellors ...
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Directors of International Offices
The International Office assists prospective international students by providing information on study programs and visa requirements, together with accommodation and academic literacy support services for enrolled students. The office often also facilitates exchange and study abroad programs for domestic students. The director of each university's international office is indicated below.
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Directors of Public Relations and Communications
Each university has a director responsible for managing the university's public affairs and external communication. In some universities this role also oversees the institution's marketing, government relations, advancement and/or alumni activities. Each university's director of public relations / communications is indicated below.
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Directors of Research Offices
The Research Office administers the university's research grants and policies, together with ongoing support and guidance to staff and students engaged in research. This includes assistance with grant applications, establishing ethics committees, and facilitating negotiations with external bodies relating to research collaboration or commercialisation. The director of each university's research office is listed below.
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Copyright Officers
The copyright officer provides advice to the university on legal and technical matter related to the use of intellectual property. This is achieved by monitoring copyright legislation, as well as developing and managing administrative procedures that ensure effective legal compliance by both students and university staff. The copyright officer is also the appropriate contact with whom to raise concerns over alleged or potential copyright infringement. The contact designated by each university is ...
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