University of Queensland Annual Report for year ended December 31, 2000

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Because of the size of whole report, we have presented it in segments as follows. Some segments are broken down further into individual or groups of sub-pages. The sub-pages are all included in their segments' PDF file, but can be downloaded individually if required.

  • Front cover
  • Back cover
    Including a profile of the University of Queensland - a leader among Australia's 38 universities.
  • At a Glance
    Our standing, our mission, our aims and commitments and our operational priorities
  • Vice-Chancellor's review
  • The year in brief
    Highlights of the year 2000 [page 3], five years at a glance (performance table) and summary of years total revenue and expenses [page 4]
  • Organisation
    - Basis of authority: enabling legislation and controlled entities. [page 5]
    - Governance: executive structure (for 2000, with projected changes for 2001), profiles of senior officers, Senate and Academic Board Committees [pages 6-7]
    - Lines of responsibility: organisational chart. [page 8]
    - Senate: membership of the University's governing body. [page 9]
  • Strategic Direction
    Mission and Strategic Plan 2000-2004: strategic aims, aspirations and commitments - including key operational priorities [pages 10-15]
  • Teaching and learning
    Objectives, key results, outlook and the year ahead:
    - Review includes teaching awards and innovations, course and graduate outcomes, enrolments, course standardisation, international links, industry partnerships, teaching evaluation and training, use of IT, Library and other facilities, equity, student support and plans for the year 2001 [pages 16-21]
    - Academic honours - world-class excellence in the student body. [page 22]
    - Sporting honours - high-achievers in University sports and 2000 Olympians [page 23]
  • Research and research training
    Objectives, key results, outlook and the year ahead:
    - Review includes significance of the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, placings in competitive funding rounds, research income and outcomes, ventures with partners, national and international links, environmental projects, commercialisation (including launch of biotechnology companies associated with the IMB), equity, postgraduate training and outcomes, and plans for the year 2001 [pages 24-31]
  • Community partnerships
    Objectives, key results, outlook and the year ahead:
    - Review includes role as pre-Olympic Games training base for international competitors, communications and community consultation, service through teaching and research, sharing of expertise and resources, graduate and corporate relations, community events, continuing professional education, fundraising (including benefactions and bequests) and plans for the year 2001 [pages 32-37]
  • Management and resources
    Objectives, key results, outlook and the year ahead:
    - Review includes preparations for course standardisation, administrative support for academe, use of IT, Student Centres, personnel, equity, OH&S, superannuation, internal audit, freedom of information, whistleblowers, property and facilities, environmental management [pages 38-44]
    - Financial overview, including introduction of GST, our operating budget and actual expenditure; and overall planning for management and resources in the year 2001 [page 44-46]
  • Index [page 47]
  • Glossary [page 48]
  • Teaching and research sites throughout Queensland, including map. [inside back cover]
  • Publications giving further information about the University [inside back cover]

Appendices detailing academic staff activity overseas and annual financial statements are available in print form as a separate volume; please contact the University's Office of Marketing and Communications, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane 4072. Ph: (07) 3365 3367 or email: