University elections

Current elections

Professorial and non-professorial members of the Academic Board 2020-2022

Nominations have now closed for the election of non-professorial members of the teaching or research staff to the Academic Board for 2020-2022.

Staff on the relevant electoral roll will be invited to cast their vote once voting has opened at 9:00 am on Wednesday, 21 August 2019.

Student members of the Academic Board 2020

Nominations have now closed for the election of students to the Academic Board for 2020.

Students on the relevant electoral roll will be invited to cast their vote once voting has opened at 9:00 am on Wednesday, 21 August 2019.

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.

Upcoming elections

Student members to Senate for 2020-2021

Nominations for the election of one undergraduate and one postgraduate student to the 34th Senate will open on Monday, 2 September 2019.  For more information regarding the role of Senate and your responsibilities please visit the website.

For any other enquiries, please contact Dr John Montgomery on  john.montgomery@uq.edu.au

Election results

One academic staff member to UniSuper Consultative Committee – 26 July 2019

Dr Bernard McKenna has been elected as the academic staff member to UniSuper Consultative Committee until July 2023.

 

Deputy President of the Academic Board for 2020 - 4 July 2019

Professor Karen Benson has been elected a Deputy President of the Academic Board for 2020.

Contacts

General enquiries

Tina Ferguson

Elections Officer

Email:  uqelections@uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3365 3360

 

Returning Officer

Anthony Zgrajewski

Email:  a.zgrajewski@uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3365 2571

 

Academic Board Elections Enquiries

Carole Tate

Manager,  Academic Policy and Programs

Email:  c.tate@uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3365 1690

 

Senate Elections Enquiries

John Montgomery

Senate Secretary

Email:  john.montgomery@uq.edu.au

Phone: +61 7 3365 1975