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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.

Professoriate

At the close of nominations at 5 pm Friday 21 November, the following nominations had been received for the election of the following Academic Board membership categories, two Professors, elected by and from Professors:

  • Professor Jack REYNOLDS
  • Professor Aaron RUSSELL.

Please see the declaration of election for the Professor category.

Declaration of Poll

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

  • Ms Jo Collins with a term of office commencing 1 January 2015 and expires on 31 December 2016.

Deputy Chair of the Academic Board

Declaration of election

At the close of nominations at 5 pm on Friday 31 October 2014, the following nomination was received. 

As the number of nominations did not exceed the number of vacancies in the Deputy Chair of the Academic Board category, the following candidate has been duly elected:

  • HICKEY, Professor Chris with a term of office commencing 1 January 2015 and expires on 31 December 2016.

Chair of the Academic Board

Declaration of poll

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.

Students

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:

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


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

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