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 2015, elections will be held in the following categories:

Student Members to Faculties

One year term of office: 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

The next election of student members to faculty boards will be held in Semester 2, 2015. Nomination forms will be available from each faculty (see this list for details of who to contact in each faculty). The election schedule is set out below:

    Date
NOMINATING Nominations open 3 August 2015
  Nominations close 17 August 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
VOTING (if required) Voting papers issued and voting commences 31 August 2015
  Electoral roll available for inspection 31 August 2015
  Voting closes 14 September 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
TERM OF OFFICE COMMENCES   1 January 2016

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Academic Staff Members from Faculties

Two year term of office: 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2017

The next election of academic staff members to faculty boards will be held in Semester 2, 2015. The election schedule is set out below:

    Date
NOMINATING Nominations open 22 September 2015
  Nominations close 6 October 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
VOTING (if required) Voting papers issued and voting commences 20 October 2015
  Electoral roll available for inspection 20 October 2015
  Voting closes 3 November 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
TERM OF OFFICE COMMENCES   1 January 2016

Student Members to Academic Board

One year term of office: 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

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

Chair of the Academic Board

Two year term of office: 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2017

The next election for the Chair of the Academic Board will be held in Semester 2, 2015. The election schedule is set out below:

    Date
NOMINATING Nominations open 12 October2015
  Nominations close 26 October 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
VOTING (if required) Voting papers issued and voting commences 9 November 2015
  Electoral roll available for inspection 9 November 2015
  Voting closes 23 November 2015 (at 4 p.m.)
TERM OF OFFICE COMMENCES   1 January 2016