Information Technology Governance Committee (ITGC)

The scope and purpose of the Information Technology Governance Committee (ITGC) is to ensure IT objectives are in line with the Universities’ strategic direction and to ensure that the stakeholders’ needs are met by governing benefit realisation, risk optimisation and resources optimisation.



  • supports the achievement level of the University goals by directing IT management priorities and performance
  • determines the prioritisation of resources and investment in information technology increasing the proportion of investment in ‘transformational IT’ by reducing the resources used in ‘running IT’
  • monitors the IT project portfolio and key programs underway
  • provides a consistent framework across all UQ’s IT projects to ensure that project outcomes are aligned to organisational strategy and the project has appropriate oversight.
  • monitors the realisation of intended benefits of initiatives that include or affect information technology
  • monitors the effectiveness of information technology processes and services and directing management to continuously improve
  • develops and recommends the IT Strategy to SITC, and ITGC manages the roadmap and programs that support the effective delivery of the IT Strategy
  • approves the initiatives, architectures, standards, policies and other mechanisms that govern the IT function throughout the University