Nomination Information for Candidates Student Election

Nomination Information for Candidates

The election is governed by the UTS Students’ Association Constitution as amended and the Election Regulation as amended. Copies are available at the Association Office at Broadway and at https://utsstudentsassociation.org.au/governance/constitution.

Please read the PDF documents very CAREFULLY.

NOTICE OF STUDENT ELECTION
To be held ON-LINE from Tuesday 26 October to Thursday 28 October 2021
Nominations OPEN on Friday 17 September 2021 and CLOSE at 2:00pm Friday 1 October 2021 for the following positions

  • President
  • General Secretary
  • Assistant General Secretary
  • Education Officer
  • Welfare Officer
  • Postgraduate Officer to be elected by and from postgraduate students
  • Women's Officer to be elected by and from women students
  • International Students' Officer to be elected by and from students who hold an Overseas Student Visa
  • Indigenous Officer to be elected by and from Indigenous Students of UTS
  • 14 Student Representative Councillors
  • 7 Delegates to the National Union of Students
  • Vertigo Editorial Team (of between 6 and 12 students)

Nominations must be submitted on the prescribed form which may be obtained from the Returning Officer or at https://utsstudentsassociation...
Each candidate requires 3 nominators.

Candidate’s statements and photographs (to be published in Vertigo) must be submitted with the nomination forms and in soft copy form in the required format by the close of nominations.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE AT 2:00PM FRIDAY 1 October 2021 NOMINATIONS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS TIME

Nominations must be emailed to the Returning Officer no later than 2pm Friday 1 October 2021.

Group Nominations (Lists/Tickets)
Group nominations are possible where there is more than one position available for a particular office, ie for Student Representative Councillors and NUS, and is required for Editors of Vertigo
A person can only be elected to 1 position on the UTSSA, but may nominate for multiple positions. Where applicable, the candidate must email the Returning Officer stating their order of preference for the positions.
Persons can be elected to both the UTSSA and NUS, as these are different elections
The Draw for positions on the ballot paper will be held at 1pm on Wednesday 3 October at the Returning Officers Office. Students may view the Draw via ZOOM. The Zoom link will be published on Facebook and the website after nominations close.
This will be followed by an information session (continuation of the Zoom session) where questions can be answered.

Voting will be online again this year due to continuing COVID restrictions, using the University's system. Students will be emailed a link, and will log in using their normal credentials.
THERE IS NO POSTAL VOTING AT THIS ELECTION

Please direct all queries to Philip Binns (the UTSSA Returning Officer) via email to
returning.officer@ozemail.com.au or phone 0432 218 026.


Philip Binns
Returning Officer
0432218026
Email: returning.officer@ozemail.com.au


Want to get involved? Download the candidate nomination and/or list registration form below.