The University of Newcastle, Australia

Academic Senate Membership – Nominate Now!

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Are you an Academic staff member? Be involved in the decision making process of the University by nominating to become a member of Academic Senate!

Academic Senate is the primary forum for debate on academic issues in the University and has a major role to play in academic quality assurance processes. The Academic Senate has the mission to protect, promote and enhance the excellence of the University's core academic activities – teaching, learning and research.


Academic staff at the relevant level, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer, are eligible to nominate themselves as candidates and to vote in the election.

Current members whose term of office expires on 31 December 2015 are eligible to nominate for a further term.


If you are eligible – nominate now! Details of which positions are on offer are all available on the Call for Nominations (including Self-Nomination form) which can be downloaded here.

Nominations must be received by 5:00pm on Monday 24 August 2015 and submitted by post:

Returning Officer
Advanced Technology Centre
Callaghan Campus

By email to the Deputy Returning Officer:

Want more information?

Visit the University's Elections Web Page for more information.

  • Zoe Berzins
  • Phone: 02 4913 8777

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