University Elections

The Office of Governance Services conducts staff and student elections for a range of University Boards and Committees. Elections are conducted in accordance with the Elections Policy (opens in a new window) and the Academic Governance Policy (opens in a new window).

For further information about University elections, please contact Jo Maguire (opens in a new window).

Current Elections

Declaration of Results following Close of Ballot

In accordance with the University's Academic Governance Policy and Elections Policy, elections and ballots were held to fill positions on Senate Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee, Senate Education Committee, Graduate Research School Academic Committee, School of Science and Health Academic Committee.

Where the number of valid nominations received exceeded the number of positions to be filled, ballots were conducted from 4 to 14 October 2016. The results were declared on Wednesday 19 October 2016.

PollCommitteePositionNotice of Election and Call for NominationsDeclared Elected 19 October 2016
1Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee1 x UndergraduateNotice of Election and Call for Nominations (PDF, 54.62 KB)Marcus Lathouwers (PDF, 34.46 KB)
2Senate Education Committee1 x UndergraduateNotice of Election and Call for Nominations (PDF, 54.62 KB)Lakshmi Logathassan (PDF, 34.46 KB)
3Graduate Research School Academic Committee1 x UndergraduateNotice of Election and Call for Nominations (PDF, 54.62 KB)Danielle Wolf (PDF, 34.46 KB)

Result Following Close of Nominations and Expressions of Interest

For positions where nominations closed at 4pm Thursday 8 September 2016

As prescribed in the Elections Policy, where the number of valid nominations received was fewer than or the same as the positions to be filled, the candidate is declared elected.

As prescribed in the Academic Governance Policy, where no valid nominations were received, these positions will be filled via expression of interest at a later date.

CommitteePositionNotice of ElectionResult After Close of Nominations
Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee1 x PostgraduateNotice of Election (PDF, 54.62 KB)Stella Yang, being the only valid nominee, declared elected (PDF, 54.01 KB)
School of Science and Health Academic Committee1 x PostgraduateNotice of Election (PDF, 54.62 KB)No nominations received.  Position to be filled via EOI in due course. (PDF, 54.01 KB)
Graduate Research School Academic Committee1 PG HDRNotice of Election (PDF, 54.62 KB)No valid nominations received. Position to be filled via EOI in due course (PDF, 54.01 KB)

In accordance with Clause 22 of the Academic Governance Policy, a number of vacant positions are being filled via expressions of interest.  Committees have determined the following students appointed.

CommitteePositionTerm EndsResult
Academic Senate
Undergraduate31 May 2017 
School Academic Committees:
   
BusinessUndergraduate31 May 2018 
Computing, Engineering and MathematicsPostgraduate31 May 2018Aamir Keshvani
EducationUndergraduate31 May 2018 
EducationPostgraduate31 May 2018 
Humanities and Communication ArtsPostgraduate31 May 2018 
LawPostgraduate31 May 201 
MedicineUndergraduate31 May 2018Eklavya Kush Wangoo
MedicinePostgraduate31 May 2018Nerissa Hearn
Nursing and MidwiferyUndergraduate31 May 2018 
Nursing and MidwiferyPostgraduate31 May 2018 
Science and HealthUndergraduate31 May 2018 
Social Sciences and PsychologyUndergraduate31 May 2018 
Research Committee of Senate
Postgraduate HDR31 May 2018 
School Research and Higher Degree Committees:
   
BusinessPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018 
Computing, Engineering and MathematicsPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018Roneel Prasad
EducationPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018 
Humanities and Communication ArtsPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018Narelle Ontivero
LawPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018 
MedicinePostgraduate HDR31 May 2018Nerissa Hearn
Nursing and MidwiferyPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018 
Science and HealthPostgraduate HDR31 May 2018Luke McPherson


Previous Elections

Declaration of Results - Academic Senate, Senate Standing Committees and School Committees and Student Misconduct Panels

Declaration of Results (PDF, 53.34 KB) (opens in a new window)

Declarations of Results - Board of Trustees

Academic Staff Member (PDF, 27.23 KB) (opens in a new window)

General (Professional) Staff Member (PDF, 27.28 KB) (opens in a new window)

Undergraduate Student Member (PDF, 27.28 KB) (opens in a new window)

Declarations of Results - Academic Senate

1 Academic Level A, B or C and 1 Level D or E from the School of Education (PDF, 31.98 KB)(opens in a new window)

1 Academic Level A, B or C from Each School (PDF, 41.54 KB) (opens in a new window)

1 Academic Level A, B or C from School of Medicine (PDF, 35.18 KB) (opens in a new window)

1 Academic Level D or E from Each School (PDF, 41.54 KB) (opens in a new window)

1 Academic Level D or E from the Schools of Education and Nursing & Midwifery (PDF, 35.18 KB) (opens in a new window)

1 Academic Representing the Research Institutes (PDF, 41.54 KB) (opens in a new window)

Declaration of Results- Work Plan Committees

Work Plan Committee elections (PDF, 81.32 KB) (opens in a new window)

Work Plan Committee elections November 2015 (PDF, 161.88 KB) (opens in a new window)

Declaration of Results – UniSuper Election

Declaration of Result (PDF, 61.82 KB) (opens in a new window)

Expressions of Interest - Student Members

Academic Senate Committees and Advisory Groups

In May-June 2015 expressions of interest were sought to fill the vacancies for student members on standing committees of Academic Senate and advisory groups of Senate's Education Committee.

Appointment of Student Members to Senate Committees and Advisory Groups (PDF, 38.68 KB) (opens in a new window)

Student Representation

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