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Elections - Academic Board

The Academic Board is the principal academic authority within the University and is responsible to Council for maintaining highest standards in teaching, assessment and research.

The Academic Board provides quality assurance for the academic activities of the University including admission to courses, content of courses, assessment and academic progress, makes recommendations to the Council on the approval of new courses and establishes academic policy.

Deputy Chair of the Academic Board

Nominations are called for election to the position of Deputy Chair of the Academic Board, elected by and from the Professors and Associate Professors of the University.

Term of office
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 for a term of two years.

Nominations open
9 am Monday 20 October 2014

Nominations close
5 pm Friday 31 October 2014

Downloads - coming soon


Note for nominees
The nomination form is a pdf form. Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader to complete the form.
Mac users: it cannot be completed in Apple Preview.
The nominee and each nominator must complete and sign the form before submitting to the Returning Officer.

General staff member

Nominations are called for one member of the general staff, elected by and from the general staff of the University.

Term of office
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 for a term of two years.

Nominations open
9 am Monday 20 October 2014

Nominations close
5 pm Friday 31 October 2014

Downloads - coming soon


Note for nominees
The nomination form is a pdf form. Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader to complete the form.
Mac users: it cannot be completed in Apple Preview.
The nominee and each nominator must complete and sign the form before submitting to the Returning Officer.



Voting closed

Election will be declared Wednesday 22 October 2014

Chair of the Academic Board

Declaration of nominations

At the close of nominations at 5 pm Friday 3 October 2014, the following nominations had been received for the election of the Chair of the Academic Board, elected by and from the Professors at Deakin:

  • ORR, Professor Stuart
  • RENTSCHLER, Professor Ruth.

Notice of Poll

As the number of nominations exceeded the available vacancies in the Academic Board Chair category, a poll will be held for this vacant position.

Eligibility to vote in this election shall be Professors of the University whose appointments are both 0.5 fraction or more and of twelve months duration or more.

Voting in the poll opens for five working days from 9 am on Monday 13 October 2014 and will close at 5 pm on Friday 17 October 2014.

Candidate statements are available here.

More information on how to vote will be provided when voting is open.


Students

Declaration of nominations

At the close of nominations at 5 pm Friday 3 October 2014, the following nominations were received for the election of students to the Academic Board.

Undergraduate nominations:

  • ARANDJELOVIC, Ms Katarina
  • BUDIMIR, Mr Fedja
  • CRASKE, Mr Sam
  • EAGER, Mr Brendan
  • GAUCI, Mr Jarrett
  • GILLIGAN, Mr Josh
  • JAMIESON, Ms Sophie
  • JOHN, Mr Vincent
  • KUMAR, Mr Janish
  • ZARDBANI, Mr Mohammad

Postgraduate Coursework nominations:

  • MUCHANGA, Mr Benjamin

Higher Degree by Research nominations:

  • ISLAM, Ms Tasneem
  • LARKIN, Mr Matthew
  • VAN NGUYEN, Ms Ngoc Bich

Notice of Poll


Undergraduate and Higher Degree by Research categories

As the number of nominations exceeded the available vacancies in the Undergraduate and Higher Degree by Research student membership categories, a poll will be held from the above listed nominees for these vacant positions:

  • Undergraduate student (one position)
  • Higher degrees by research student (one position).

The electorate comprises those students (and those who nominate them) whose names are entered on the University's register of enrolled students, in the relevant student category, on the date on which the notice of election is published and who are not full time employees of the University. 

Voting in the poll opens for five working days from 9 am on Monday 13 October 2014 and will close at 5 pm on Friday 17 October 2014.

Candidate statements for the undergraduate students are available here.

Candidate statements for the higher degree by research students are available here.

More information on how to vote will be provided when voting is open.

Declaration of election

Postgraduate Coursework category

As the number of nominations did not exceed the number of vacancies in the Postgraduate by coursework student category election for membership of the Academic Board, the following candidate has been duly elected:

* Mr Benjamin MUCHANGA.



Opening soon

Elections opening on 10 November 2014

Professoriate

Nominations are called for one Professor, elected by and from Professors of the University. 

Term of office
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 for a term of two years.

Nominations open
9 am Monday 10 November 2014

Nominations close
5 pm Friday 21 November 2014

Downloads - coming soon

  • Call for nominations notice
  • Nomination form


Note for nominees
The nomination form is a pdf form. Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader to complete the form.
Mac users: it cannot be completed in Apple Preview.
The nominee and each nominator must complete and sign the form before submitting to the Returning Officer.

Academic staff

Nominations are called for four academic staff members from each Faculty, elected by and from all academic staff within the Faculty, of whom a minimum of two must be Professors. 

Term of office
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 for a term of two years.

Nominations open
9 am Monday 10 November 2014

Nominations close
5 pm Friday 21 November 2014

Downloads - coming soon

  • Call for nominations notice
  • Nomination form


Note for nominees
The nomination form is a pdf form. Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader to complete the form.
Mac users: it cannot be completed in Apple Preview.
The nominee and each nominator must complete and sign the form before submitting to the Returning Officer.


If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact the Returning officer.

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