University elections

Current Elections

Academic Board Elections

Nominations have closed from relevant staff and students to fill the following positions on the Academic Board: 

  • Seven (7) Professorial Members – for the term 2022-2024
  • Six (6) Non-Professorial Teaching and Research Staff Members – for the term 2022-2024
  • Three (3) undergraduate student members – for 2022
  • Two (2) postgraduate student members (one of whom is a research student) – for 2022

The nominations process will be managed through UQ’s elections software. To lodge your nomination, please select the appropriate nomination link below. Nominees will require their UQ username and password to access the system.

Voting to fill these positions opens at 9.00am on Monday 2 August 2021 and closes at 9.00am on Monday 16 August 2021.

About the Academic Board

The Academic Board is the University’s senior academic advisory body and is established under the University of Queensland Act 1998. The Board advises UQ Senate and the Vice-Chancellor on all matters relating to, and affecting, the University’s teaching, research and educational programs.

Membership of the Academic Board is an important commitment with responsibilities and obligations. Members of Academic Board are expected to:

  • Be familiar with the role, purpose and functions of the Academic Board outlined in the Academic Board Policy.
  • Read agenda papers before each meeting and identify items that warrant discussion and debate.
  • Attend all meetings or, where attendance is not possible, submit an apology.
  • Contribute to discussion in accordance with the Standing Orders of the Board.
  • Canvass feedback from the member’s constituency and report committee decisions back to those constituents.


General enquiries


Phone: +61 7 3365 2571


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

Sarah Spencer

Senate Secretary


Phone: +61 7 3365 1308