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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.

Declaration of Poll - Chair of the Academic Board

As a result of the poll for election to membership of the Academic Board, the following candidate in the Academic Board Chair category has been duly elected:

  • Professor Ruth Rentschler with a term of office commencing 1 January 2015 and expires on 31 December 2017.

Declaration of Election - Postgraduate Coursework student 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.

Declaration of Poll - Higher degree by research student category

As a result of the poll for election to membership of the Academic Board, the following candidate in the relevant student category has been duly elected:

  • Matthew Larkin with a term of office commencing 1 January 2015 and expires on 31 December 2016.

Declaration of Poll - Undergraduate student category

As a result of the poll for election to membership of the Academic Board, the following candidate in the relevant student category has been duly elected:

Undergraduate category:

  • Janish Kumar with a term of office commencing 1 January 2015 and expires on 31 December 2016.



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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