2020 UTSSA Election Notice

Disclaimer: Consistent with regulations, election material provided has been published in its original form without the input of any Vertigo editors. 

To be held ON-LINE from Tuesday 6 October to Thursday 8 October 2020

Nominations OPEN on Wednesday 26 August 2020 and CLOSE at 2:00pm on Friday 11 September 2020 for the following positions:

  • President
  • General Secretary
  • Assistant General Secretary
  • Education Officer
  • Welfare Officer
  • Postgraduate Officer to be elected by and from postgraduate students
  • Women’s Officer to be elected by and from women students
  • International Students’ Officer to be elected by and from students who hold an Overseas Student Visa
  • Indigenous Officer to be elected by and from Indigenous Students of UTS
  • 14 Student Representative Councillors
  • 7 Delegates to the National Union of Students
  • Vertigo Editorial Team (of between 6 and 12 students)

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Nominations must be submitted on the prescribed form which may be obtained from the Students’ Association office at Broadway (Ph. 02 9514 1155) or from the Returning Officer or from https://utsstudentsassociation.org.au/elections

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Each candidate requires 3 nominators.

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Candidate’s statements and photographs (to be published in Vertigo) must be submitted with the nomination forms and in soft copy form in the required format by the close of nominations.

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NOMINATIONS CLOSE AT 2:00PM FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2020

NOMINATIONS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS TIME

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Nominations may be received at the Association Office on Friday 11 September from 12 Noon to 2pm, OR may be emailed to the Returning Officer no later than 2pm Friday 11 September 2020.

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Group Nominations (Lists/Tickets)

Group nominations are possible where there is more than one position available for a particular office, ie for  Student Representative Councillors and NUS, and is required for Editors of Vertigo

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A person can only be elected to 1 position on the UTSSA, but may nominate for multiple positions. Where applicable, the candidate must email the Returning Officer stating their order of preference for the positions.

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Persons can be elected to both the UTSSA and NUS, as these are different elections

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The Draw for positions on the ballot paper will be held at 1pm on Monday 14 September.

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Voting will be on-line this year using the Universities system. Students will be emailed a link, and will log in using their normal credentials.

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THERE IS NO POSTAL VOTING AT THIS ELECTION

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Please direct all queries to Philip Binns (the UTSSA Returning Officer) via email to returning.officer@ozemail.com.au or phone 0432 218 026.

Philip Binns

Returning Officer

0432218026

Email: returning.officer@ozemail.com.au