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Corporate and Academic Governance

Corporate and Academic Governance

SIBT is a registered as a Higher Education Provider under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Act 2011 (Registration PRV12046).

Sydney Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd trading as Sydney Institute of Business and Technology (SIBT) is a proprietary company established under the Corporations Act (2001). ABN 18 074 470 447.


UPA Board/SIBT Board of Directors

The governing body of Sydney Institute of Business and Technology is the Navitas University Partnerships Australasia Board. The members are:

  • Bev Hudson (CEO, University Partnerships Australasia)
  • Dr Robyn Quin (Independent Member)
  • Ms Kerry Hutchinson (Head of Navitas Quality and Compliance)
  • Mr Mark Dartanian (General Manager Finance, Navitas University Partnerships Australasia)
  • Professor Ronald Oliver (Independent Member)

The Board oversees SIBT’s quality across all of its operations, including viability and sustainability, risk management, academic governance and leadership, complaints and grievances and compliance with the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Academic Board

The SIBT Academic Board reports to the UPA / SIBT Board and includes three external members:

  • Professor James Dalziel
  • Assoc. Professor Alphia Possamai-Inesedy
  • Professor Liz Dean

Program Advisory Committees

There are four Program Advisory Committees (Commerce and Business, Engineering and Technology, Communication and Arts and Foundation). These committees report into the Academic Board and provide discipline-specific program oversight, including continuous improvement of curriculum, assessment and delivery.

Examinations Committee

The Examinations Committee considers and approves the final grades.

Academic Working Committee

The Academic Working Committee informs operational decision-making on the application of academic policies and academic misconduct.

Appeals Committee

The Appeals Committee provides impartial consideration of academic and non-academic grievances and appeals.