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Alumni Advisory Committee

Your University of Tasmania Alumni Advisory Committee

Established in 1992, the University of Tasmania Alumni Advisory Committee is an important advisory forum that represents the interests of alumni globally, and assists the University to set the future strategic direction of the Alumni and Friends program.

Alumni Advisory Committee: Meet your representatives

Role of the Alumni Advisory Committee

The role of the Alumni Advisory Committee is to:

  1. Develop and drive a coordinated University-wide management framework for alumni engagement, domestically and internationally, to optimise Alumni engagement across the University;
  2. Develop and promote the University’s alumni engagement strategies and implement relevant policies, procedures and work practices;
  3. Act as a conduit for advice, support and contributions to the University from alumni;
  4. Review, evaluate and make recommendations on major alumni relations activities, including maximising the benefits of the University’s international alumni networks;
  5. Review the effectiveness of alumni engagement strategies and provide advice on initiatives that might be undertaken to improve performance across the University;
  6. Oversee and endorse relevant alumni market research, benchmarking and other assessments as required;
  7. Serve as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between the University’s various alumni networks and stakeholders;
  8. Provide advice and support to Advancement and the wider University, in the development of University fundraising campaigns as they relate to alumni.

Alumni Advisory Committee Structure

Alumni Advisory Committee Position
Chair   Associate Director, Alumni Relations
No fewer than five and no more than eight senior staff representing faculties and institutes   To be appointed by the Executive Director, Advancement in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, having regard to strategic priorities.

No fewer than three and no more than five senior staff from the following closely aligned and supporting centres:


To be appointed by the Executive Director, Advancement in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, having regard to strategic priorities:

1. Marketing and Communications
2. Global Engagement
3. Community Partnerships and Regional Development
4. Student Accommodation and
5. Tasmania University Union

Three elected Alumni Members  

All positions to be held by alumni who are external to the University.

Current and honorary staff are not eligible for election.

These positions are elected biennially commencing from 2017.

Ex-officio member   Executive Director, Advancement

Further information
For more information about the Alumni Advisory Committee please contact:

Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Advancement Office
University of Tasmania