Academic Board Elections

Every two years elections are held for the following categories of Academic Board members:

In addition, elections are held every year for student representatives.

The legislation covering the election of members to the Academic Board can be found in University of Sydney (Academic Governance) Rule 2003

In 2013, elections will be held in the following categories:

Student Members to Faculties

One year term of office: 1 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

The next election of student members to faculty boards will be held in Semester 2, 2014. Nomination forms are available from each faculty (see this list for details of who to contact in each faculty). The election schedule is set out below:

Academic Governance Rule

Students to Faculties

 

Conducted by faculties

A. Publish Notice

(14 – 28 before close of nominations)

Mon 4 August

(14 days before B)

B. Nominations close

(14 – 28 days after A at 4.00pm)

Mon 18 Aug

(14 days after A)

C. Roll available for inspection

(at least 14 days before election)

Mon 1 September

(14 days before E)

D. Issue ballot papers

(14 – 28 days after B and 14 – 28 days before E)

Mon 1 September

(14 days after B and 14 days before E)

 

E. Return ballot papers, 4.00pm

Mon 15 September

F. Polling day

(14 – 28 days after D)

Tues 16 September

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Academic Staff Members from Faculties

Two year term of office: 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015

***THIS ELECTION IS NOW FINALISED***

The next election of academic staff members to faculty boards will be held in Semester 2, 2015.

Student Members to Academic Board

One year term of office: 1 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

Eligible students will be contacted by the University Secretariat with information on how to nominate.

Academic Governance Rule

Students to AB

 

Conducted by Academic Board

A. Publish Notice

(14 – 28 before close of nominations)

Tues 23 Sep

(14 days before B)

B. Nominations close

(14 – 28 days after A at 4.00pm)

Tues 7 Oct

(14 days after A)

C. Roll available for inspection

(at least 14 days before election)

Tues 21 Oct

(14 days before E)

D. Issue ballot papers

(14 – 28 days after B and 14 – 28 days before E)

Tues 21 Oct

(14 days after B and 14 days before E)

 

E. Return ballot papers, 4.00pm

Tues 4 Nov

F. Polling day

(14 – 28 days after D)

Wed 5 Nov

Chair of the Academic Board

Two year term of office: 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015

***THIS ELECTION IS NOW FINALISED***

The next election for the Chair of the Academic Board will be held in Semester 2, 2015.