Elections

Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University bodies (Councils, Committees, Boards etc). Many other bodies conduct their own elections for positions on those bodies. This site only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF TWO ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBERS TO THE FACULTY BOARD, FEDUA FROM THE SCHOOL OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

A preferential ballot will be held to elect two academic staff members from the School of Creative Industries to the Faculty of Education and Arts Faculty Board for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates for this election are:

  • Dr Angela Philp
  • Dr Susan Kerrigan
  • Associate Professor Craig Hight
  • Dr Gillian Arrighi

Candidate statements are available here.

ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE

Academic staff from the School of Creative Industries, in the Faculty of Education and Arts are eligible to vote in this election if they hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer.

HOW TO VOTE

This ballot will be conducted electronically. Ballot papers will be sent via email to eligible staff. Voting will open on Friday 13 October 2017 and close on Friday 27 October 2017.

QUESTIONS?

Ziah Elliott, Council and Academic Senate Services

Phone: 02 4921 7336 or

email: elections@newcastle.edu.au

Election of Academic Staff to Academic Senate for 2018

Elections were held for a number of positions on Academic Senate commencing from 1 January 2018.

Eight electronic ballots were held.

  • Download the Academic Staff to Academic Senate election results here.

Election of Academic and Non-Academic Staff to the UniSuper Consultative Committee

At the close of the nomination period for the positions of academic and non-academic staff members of the University, who are members of UniSuper, to the UniSuper Consultative Committee, the number of valid nominations received were not greater than the number of positions.

The University of Newcastle elected members are:

Professor Jon Hirst – Academic member

Mr David Pleasance – Non-Academic member

There are currently no Council appointment processes open.

Student elections

Visit the Student Elections Web Page for more information.