Election of Postgraduate Students to the Academic Board for 2019

25 Sep 2018

Voting has now closed. Results will be published shortly after the vote count on the results page (UQ sign-on required). For more information on the elections process please contact the Elections Officer uqelections@uq.edu.au.

Eligible students are invited to vote in the election of students to the Academic Board for 2019.

Voting process

In accordance with the approved Academic Board election timetable, electronic voting to elect student members to the Board will open at 9:00 am on Tuesday 25 September 2018 and close at 9:00 am on Tuesday, 2 October 2018. You will be able to cast your vote by clicking the ballot paper button below, using your student login details:

Ballot Paper - Election of Postgraduate Students to the Academic Board

Voting instructions are provided on the ballot paper.

Voting categories

Membership of the Board includes the following categories of elected student representatives:

  • Two postgraduate students - one of whom is a research student

Candidate statements can be viewed by clicking on the categories above (uq sign-on required).

Voting eligibility

Students may vote only in the class of membership to which they belong; for example, undergraduate students may vote only for undergraduate students.

Please note that, in accordance with the Academic Board Policy, students who are also members of the professorial or non-professorial teaching or research staff (employed under a contract with a term of employment of 12 months or more requiring at least 18 hours of work each week at Level A or above) are not eligible to vote in the election of students to the Board. Such individuals are instead able to vote for the election of staff representatives to the Academic Board.

Voting outcome

Votes will be counted on Tuesday, 2 October 2018.  All candidates will be notified shortly thereafter and the results will be posted on the Academic Board website and on my.UQ.

About the Academic Board

The Academic Board is the University’s principal academic adviser to the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor.  The Board formulates policy on matters such as new programs, teaching, learning and assessment, research, promotions, special studies programs, prizes and scholarships.  You can visit the Academic Board website for more information.

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