The responsibilities of this committee are:
- informed decisions resulting in a prioritised list of Ph.D. applicants
- evaluation of the progress of current students, including supervision and invigilation of qualifying exams
- evaluation of the Ph.D. process
- other issues of relevance to Ph.D. studies (including Ph.D. courses)
- preparation of issues for the staff-student committee.
NB: the committee's student members may not take part in any discussion of personal issues.