Glossary and terms

Glossary and terms

Macquarie Glossary

The Macquarie online glossary lists and defines the key terminology used in policies, procedures, guidelines, forms and documents. This can help you understand the language of the University.

Abbreviations and acronyms for learning and teaching

Some common abbreviations and acronyms for learning and teaching at Macquarie.

All in alphabetical order

AD (L&T)
(Faculty) Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
AD (Q&S)
(Faculty) Associate Dean (Quality and Standards)
AHH
Australian Hearing Hub
AQF
Australian Qualifications Framework
ASQC
Academic Standards and Quality Committee
CMS or MQCMS
Curriculum Management System
DVC-A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
DVC-R
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
EA
Enterprise Agreement (working conditions, pay and entitlements)
FLTC
Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee
FoA
Faculty of Arts
FMHHS
Faculty of Medicine and Health and Human Sciences
FSE
Faculty of Science and Engineering
FSQC
Faculty Standards and Quality Committee
GLP
Global Leadership Program
HDRO
Higher Degree Research Office
HES
Higher Education Standards
HoD
Head of Department
LEU
Learner Evaluation of Unit (survey)
LSU
Learning Skills Unit
MGSM
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
MI
Macquarie International (Office)
MQBS
Macquarie Business School
MUIC
Macquarie University International College
MUSE
Macquarie University Spatial Experience (social learning space)
NTEU
National Tertiary Education Union
OUA
Open Universities Australia
PACE
Professional and Community Engagement
PVC-LT
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
PVC-P&P
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways)
QILT
Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching
RPL
Recognition of Prior Learning
SES
Student Experience Survey
SLTC
Senate Learning and Teaching Committee
TEDS
Teaching Evaluation for Development Service
TEQSA
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
UC
Unit Convenor
VC
Vice-Chancellor

Faculties and other key organisational units

FoA
Faculty of Arts
MQBS
Macquarie Business School
FMHHS
Faculty of Medicine and Health and Human Sciences
FSE
Faculty of Science and Engineering
LSU
Learning Skills Unit
MUIC
Macquarie University International College
MGSM
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
MI
Macquarie International (Office)
HDRO
Higher Degree Research Office
PACE
Professional and Community Engagement

Key organisational roles

VC
Vice-Chancellor
DVC-A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
DVC-R
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
PVC-LT
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
PVC-P&P
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways)
AD (L&T)
(Faculty) Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
AD (Q&S)
(Faculty) Associate Dean (Quality and Standards)
HoD
Head of Department
UC
Unit Convenor

Committees and working groups

SLTC
Senate Learning and Teaching Committee
ASQC
Academic Standards and Quality Committee
FLTC
Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee
FSQC
Faculty Standards and Quality Committee

Other acronyms for learning and teaching

AHH
Australian Hearing Hub
CMS or MQCMS
Curriculum Management System
GLP
Global Leadership Program
MUSE
Macquarie University Spatial Experience (social learning space)
RPL
Recognition of Prior Learning
EA
Enterprise Agreement (working conditions, pay and entitlements)
NTEU
National Tertiary Education Union
TEDS
Teaching Evaluation for Development Service
LEU
Learner Evaluation of Unit (survey)

Australian Higher Education sector acronyms

AQF
Australian Qualifications Framework
HES
Higher Education Standards
OUA
Open Universities Australia
QILT
Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching
SES
Student Experience Survey
TEQSA
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

Questions? Contact the Professional Development team via professional.learning@mq.edu.au

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