University elections

Current elections

There are no current elections.

Conduct of elections

University elections

The University conducts elections for members of Senate and the Academic Board, including:

  • the eight (8) elected members of Senate; and
  • elected members of the Academic Board.

Elections for members of Senate and the Academic Board are conducted in accordance with the Senate and Academic Board Elections Policy.  This Policy sets out the framework for the conduct of these elections and to ensure the integrity and security of the election processes.  The Returning Officer is responsible for the conduct of Elections under this Policy and may publish, and amend from time to time, an Electoral Code to assist in the conduct of an Election.

Senate elections are held every four years (with the exception of our student representatives, which are held every two years).  Academic Board elections are conducted each year and are held as vacancies arise.

Election results

Student members to the 34th Senate for 2020-2021

Voting for the election of one undergraduate student and one postgraduate student to Senate closed at 9am on Friday, 11 October 2019.  In accordance with Section 2.13 of the Senate and Academic Board Elections Policy, the following students have been elected to the 34th Senate for 2020-2021: 

One undergraduate student:

Mr Drew Pavlou

One postgraduate student:

Mr Richard Lee


General enquiries

Tina Ferguson

Elections Officer


Phone: +61 7 3365 3360


Returning Officer

Anthony Zgrajewski


Phone: +61 7 3365 2571


Academic Board Elections Enquiries

Carole Tate

Manager,  Academic Policy and Programs


Phone: +61 7 3365 1690


Senate Elections Enquiries

John Montgomery

Senate Secretary


Phone: +61 7 3365 1975