University Elections

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

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

Current Elections - Students

Board of Trustees 

Postgraduate Student

Position Notice of Election and Call for Nominations Essential Reading Nomination Form
Postgraduate Notice of Election and Call for Nominations, Board of Trustees position (PDF, 50.38 KB) (opens in a new window) Eligibility (PDF, 52.81 KB) (opens in a new window)

Information for Nominees (PDF, 57.43 KB) (opens in a new window)
Download this nomination form and complete in line with instructions in Notice of Election (PDF, 76.31 KB) (opens in a new window)

Academic Senate and Committees

Elections to fill the following positions are now being held, in accordance with the University's Academic Governance Policy and Elections Policy. Some are elections for a full two year term from 1 June 2017 to 31 May 2019, others are casual vacancies ending on 31 May 2018 (and in both cases membership is only until the student graduates).

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and HDR Students

Nominations are now open from eligible students. Nominations close at 4pm Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Notice of Election and Call for Nominations, Academic Senate and Committees  (PDF, 57.19 KB) (opens in a new window) document includes all relevant details, including the steps to take to submit a valid nomination.

The positions are:

  • 1 Postgraduate student on Academic Senate
  • 2 Undergraduate students on Academic Senate
  • 1 Postgraduate student on the Academic Planning and Courses Approvals Committee
  • 1 Postgraduate student on the Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group
  • 1 Undergraduate student on the Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group
  • 1 Higher Degree Research (HDR) student on the School of Law Research and Higher Degree Committee
  • 1 Undergraduate student on the School of Computering Engineering and Mathematics Academic Committee
  • 1 Postgraduate student on the School of Law Academic Committee
  • 1 Undergraduate student on the School of Science and Health Academic Committee

Academic Senate and Committees - Student Elections nomination form


Previous Elections

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

Declarations of Results - Board of Trustees

Declarations of Results - Academic Senate

Declaration of Results- Work Plan Committees

Declaration of Results – UniSuper Election

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

More information