Student election

Candidates in the election of one (1) member to the University Council by the students.

Declaration of result

The result of the 2021 Student election that closed at 5 pm on 9 October 2021 is:

CandidateVotes received

FINAU, Jaistone1,113

SINGH, Jugjeet1,012

DUNKEL, Tyler302



I therefore declare Jaistone FINAU to be the successful candidate in this year’s student election. Jaistone will be appointed by Council to a two year term from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 at its meeting to be held on 18 October 2021.

The voter return was 11.27%, being 2,442 votes cast from 21,672 eligible electors.

Dated at Wellington this 8th day of October 2021

Caroline Ward

Returning Officer – Victoria University of Wellington


The election has been conducted in accordance with the Council Membership Statute (PDF) and the Council Elections Procedure (PDF).

To find out more

For more information, contact the Returning Officer:

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Caroline Ward

Secretary to Council
Vice-Chancellor's Office