Student election

Details about the election of one (1) member to the University Council by the students.

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Expressions of interest for candidates in the election of one student member to the University Council for a two-year term from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022 closed on Friday 18 September 2020 at 5 pm.

There are eleven candidates and in accordance with clause 8 of the Council Elections Procedure, where the number of candidates received exceeds the number of vacancies to be filled, there will be an election for this position.

The eleven candidates are as follows:

Electronic voting

The election will be conducted electronically. The candidates will be elected according to the votes cast by the first past the post voting system.

Voting instructions will be sent on Monday 5 October 2020 with the polls closing at 5 pm on Friday 9 October 2020.

The voting site is an external site on a secure server owned by, which the University has contracted to handle the voting process. Voters will be able to view profiles of the candidates and information on the voting procedure on the website before submitting their vote.

To find out more

These elections are governed by the Council Membership Statute and the Council Elections Procedure. For more information, contact the Returning Officer:

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Caroline Ward

Caroline Ward

Secretary to Council
Vice-Chancellor's Office