University Elections

The Office of Governance Services conducts staff and student elections for a range of University Boards and Committees.

Please complete the Elections Request Form if you wish for the Office of Governance Services to hold an Election for a vacant, or soon to be vacant position.

For further information about University elections, please contact Shubha Devadasen.

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Current Elections

Notice of Election

Board of Trustees & Academic Senate

Staff

Committee Postion Terms of office Notice of Election Closing Date Nomination Form
Board of Trustees One academic staff member 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021
Board of Trustees One professional staff member 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021
Academic Senate Multiple academic staff members 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021
Academic Senate One academic staff member from a University Research Institute 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021

Students

Committee Postion Terms of office Notice of Election Closing Date Nomination Form
Board of Trustees One undergraduate student member 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021
Board of Trustees One postgraduate student member 1 January 2022 to 30 June 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021
Academic Senate
  • One Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • One international student
1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 Notice of Election 4:00pm Thursday, 28 October 2021

Past Election Results

2021 Spring Student Elections

Contested Positions

Round/DateCommitteePositionTerm Declaration of Result
R -  30 SeptemberResearch and Higher Degrees Committee

The MARCS Institute
Two higher degree research students1 October 2021 to 31 May 2022Declaration of Result
R1 - 10 September Senate Education Committee One undergraduate position Date of appointment to 31 May 2022 Declaration of Result
R1 - 10 September

Multidisciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee

Health and Medicine Cluster

One undergraduate position Date of appointment to 31 May 2022 Declaration of Result

Uncontested Positions

Round/DateCommitteePositionTerm Declaration of Result
R2 - 8 September Research And Higher Degree Committee

Institute for Culture And Society
One higher degree research student Date of appointment to 31 May 2022 Declaration of Result
R1 - 20 August School Academic Committee

School of Social Science            
One undergraduate position Date of appointment to 31 May 2022 Declaration of Result

2021 Spring Staff Elections

Contested Positions

Round/DateCommitteePositionTerm Declaration of Result
R1 - 8 October 2021Chair and Deputy Chair of Academic SenateTwo academic positions1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023Declaration of Result
R3 - 28 September 2021Work Plan Committee for:
School of Education
Two academic staff positionsDate of appointment to 31 December 2023Declaration of Result
R3 - 28 September 2021Work Plan Committee for:
School of Law
One academic staff positionDate of appointment to 31 December 2023Declaration of Result
R3 - 28 September 2021Work Plan Committee for:
School of Nursing and Midwifery
One academic staff positionDate of appointment to 31 December 2023Declaration of Result
R2 - 2 September 2021 Work Plan Committee for:
School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences
One academic staff position 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 24 August 2021 Work Plan Committee for:
School of Social Science
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
School of Humanities, Communication and Arts
School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment
Multiple academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result

Uncontested Positions

Round/DateCommitteePositionTerm Declaration of Result
R3 - 6 September 2021 The MARCS  Institute
Work Plan Committee
One academic staff member 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R2 - 18 August 2021 The MARCS  Institute
Work Plan Committee
One academic staff member 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R2 - 16 August 2021 School of Law
Work  Plan Committee
One academic staff member 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R2 - 16 August
2021
School of Science
Work Plan Committee
One academic staff member 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences
Work Plan Committee
One academic staff member 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Health Sciences
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 Institute of Culture and Society
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Science
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Business
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Education
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Medicine
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Work Plan Committee
One academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 6 August 2021 School of Psychology
Work Plan Committee
Two academic staff members 1 September 2021 to 31 December 2023 Declaration of Result

2021 Autumn Student Elections

Contested Positions
Round/DateCommitteePositionTerm Declaration of Result
R1 - 29 June 2021 Board of Trustees One postgraduate student 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023 Declaration of Result
PDF, 71.63 KB
R1 - 27 April 2021 Academic Senate Two undergraduate students 1 June 2021 to 31 May 2023 Declaration of Result
PDF, 69.52 KB
R1 - 27 April 2021 Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group One undergraduate student 1 June 2021 to 31 May 2023 Declaration of Result
PDF, 69.49 KB

Uncontested Positions

Round/DateCommitteePosition Term Expiry Declaration of Result
R1 - 31 March
2021
Academic Senate One student to represent disability matters 31 May 2023 Declaration of Result
R1 - 31 March
2021
School and Institute Research
and Higher Degrees Committee
One higher degree research student for the School of Medicine 31 May 2022 Declaration of Result

2021 Autumn Staff Elections

Uncontested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

23 March 2021

Indigenous Employment Strategy Consultative Committee

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employee

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 45.77 KB

2 March 2021

School of Psychology -Work Plan Committee

One Academic Staff Member

31 August 2021

Declaration of Result
PDF, 50 KB

2020 Spring Student Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

3 September 2020

School Academic Committee - School of Law

One Undergraduate student member

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 69.75 KB

3 September 2020

School Academic Committee - School of Psychology

One Undergraduate student member

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 69.79 KB

2020 Spring Staff Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

4 September 2020

UniSuper Consultative Committee

One Academic staff member

31 May 2024

Declaration of Result
PDF, 45.39 KB

4 September 2020

UniSuper Consultative Committee

One Professional staff member

31 May 2024

Declaration of Result
PDF, 45.38 KB

2020 Autumn Student Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

19 June 2020

Academic Senate

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.58 KB

19 June 2020

Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.75 KB

19 June 2020

Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.76 KB

19 June 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee (MTALC)

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Cluster

One Undergraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 70.09 KB

19 June 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee (MTALC)

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Cluster

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 70.1 KB

19 June 2020

Research Studies Committee

One Higher Degree Research student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.74 KB

19 June 2020

School Research and Higher Degrees Committee
School of Law

One Undergraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.95 KB

19 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Business

One Undergraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.94 KB

19 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Humanities and Communication Arts

One Undergraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 70.07 KB

19 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Engineering

One Undergraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.95 KB

19 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Engineering

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.96 KB

19 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Social Sciences

One Postgraduate student

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 70 KB

21 April 2020

Academic Senate

One Higher Degree Research student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee

One Undergraduate student
One Postgraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group

One Postgraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

Senate Assessment Committee

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

Senate Education Committee

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Cluster

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Nursing and Midwifery

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

21 April 2020

School Academic Committee

School of Science

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31

May 2022

Declaration of Results

Uncontested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

9 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences
School of Health Sciences

One Undergraduate student per School

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 72.56 KB

9 June 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences
School of Medicine

One Postgraduate student per School

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 72.57 KB

9 June 2020

School Research and Higher Degrees Committee
School of Engineering
School of Medicine

One Higher Degree Research student per School

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 72.42 KB

9 June 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Cluster

One Postgraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 72.04 KB

26 March 2020

Research Committee

One Higher Degree Research student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 128.28 KB

26 March 2020

Senate Assessment Committee

One Postgraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 128.12 KB

26 March 2020

Senate Education Committee

One Postgraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 128.4 KB

26 March 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee
Health and Medicine Cluster

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Result
PDF, 129.82 KB

26 March 2020

School Academic Committee
School of the Built Environment
School of Health Sciences
School of Psychology
School of Medicine
School of Social Sciences

One Undergraduate student

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 73.43 KB

26 March 2020

School Academic Committee
School of Business
School of Education
School of Science
Graduate Research School

One Postgraduate student per School

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 73.07 KB

26 March 2020

School Research and Higher Degrees Committee
School of Business
School of Health Sciences
School of Humanities and Communication Arts
School of Social Sciences

One Higher Degree Research Student per School

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results
PDF, 110.84 KB

2020 Autumn Staff Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

19 June 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee (MTALC)
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Cluster (HASS)

One member of Academic staff

31 May 2022

Declaration of Result PDF, 69.75 KB

R3 – 12 February 2019

Academic Senate

One School of Social Sciences Level D or E academic position

31 December

2021

Declaration of Results

R3 – 12 February 2019

Academic Senate

One School of Humanities and Communication Arts Level A, B or C academic position

31 December

2021

Declaration of Results

Uncontested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 - 26 March 2020

Multi-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee

Health and Medicine Cluster

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Cluster

One academic staff member

1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022

Declaration of Results

R4 – 26 March 2020

Academic Senate

One School of Education Level A, B or C academic staff representative

One School of Law Level D or E academic staff representative

One School of Medicine Level D or E academic staff representative

31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R3 - 12 February 2020

Academic Senate

One School of Psychology –Level D or E academic staff representative

One School of Education –Level D or E academic staff representative

One School of Computer, Data, and Mathematical Science- Level D or E academic staff representative

One School of Business –Level D or E academic staff representative

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

2019 Spring Student Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 – 18 November 2019

Academic Senate

One student with a disability

One international student

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 18 November 2019

Academic Senate

One Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student representative

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 - 8 November 2019

Board of Trustees

One undergraduate student member

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

2019 Spring Staff Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R2 – 11 December 2019

Academic Senate

One School of Built Environment Level D or E Academic Staff Representative

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 18 November 2019

Academic Senate

One School of Education Level A, B or C Academic Staff representative

One School of Engineering Level A, B or C Academic Staff representative

One School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Science Level A, B or C Academic Staff Representative

One School of Engineering Level D or E Academic Staff Representative

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 8 November 2019

Board of Trustees

One academic staff member

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 8 November 2019

Board of Trustees

One professional staff member

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R2 – 12 September 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Health Sciences

School of Psychology

School of Science

School of Built Environment

Multiple academic staff positions

31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

Uncontested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 – 10 December 2019

Academic Senate

Chair and deputy chair

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R2 – 5 December 2019

Academic Senate

One School of Social Sciences Level A, B or C academic staff representative

One School of Science Level D or E academic staff representative

One academic staff representative from a Research Institute

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 18 November 2019

Academic Senate

School of Built Environment staff representative

School of Health Sciences staff representative

School of Psychology staff representative School of Business Peter staff representative

School of Law staff representative

School of Nursing and Midwifery staff representative

School of Medicine staff representative School of Nursing and Midwifery staff representative

School of Humanities and Communication Arts staff representative

1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Declaration of Results

R2 – 5 September 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Engineering

School of Social Science

School of Medicine

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

Multiple academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

2019 Autumn Student Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 – 23 April 2019

Board of Trustees

One postgraduate student member

1 July 2019 to 30 June 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 23 April 2019

Academic Senate

Two undergraduate students

One postgraduate student

1 June 2019 to 31 May 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 23 April 2019

Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group

One undergraduate student

One postgraduate student

1 June 2019 to 31 May 2021

Declaration of Results

2019 Autumn Staff Elections

Contested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 – 8 August 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Three academic staff positions

1 September 2019 to 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

Uncontested Positions

Round/Date

Committee

Position

Term /Term Expiry

Declaration of Result

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Two academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

Institute for Culture and Society

Two academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

MARCS Institute

Two academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Business

Two academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Education

Four academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Law

Two academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Medicine

One academic staff position

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results

R1 – 19 July 2019

Work Plan Committee

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Five academic staff positions

1 September 2019 - 31 August 2021

Declaration of Results