Elections

Elections

Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University Council, Boards and Committees. This site only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.

If you have any questions regarding the election process please contact:

Alec Fraser at 08 8946 6601 or Governance@cdu.edu.au    

Student Positions

Voting is Now Open for Council Student Positions

Council is the governing body of the University and is responsible for the oversight of the University’s affairs, including strategic direction, governance and financial management.   

Elections are being held for student positions on Council.  Voting will be open until midnight Saturday 16 November 2019.

One Postgraduate Student Position

Only enrolled postgraduate students of Charles Darwin University may vote in this election by following the attached link:

Council Postgraduate Student Voting

  

One Undergraduate Student Position

Only enrolled undergraduate students (Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training) of Charles Darwin University may vote in this election by following the attached link:

 Council Undergraduate Student Voting

Tips for Voting

  • You will only be able to vote once for a position.
  • Voting is open 24 hours a day during the voting period. 
  • To vote you will need to enter your University log-in and password.
  • Candidates were given the opportunity to submit a brief statement.  All statements submitted are available when you place the cursor over the candidate’s name in the voting window.

Term of office

Student members of Council will serve a one year term, commencing 1 January 2020. 

Further Information

If you have any questions regarding the election process please contact Governance at governance@cdu.edu.au or phone 08 8946 6601.

Voting is Now Open - Academic Board Student Positions 

Academic Board is the peak academic governance body of the University. It is responsible for the University’s academic direction, quality and governance. 

Elections are being held for student positions on Academic Board.  Voting will be open until midnight Saturday 16 November 2019.

One Postgraduate Student Position

Only enrolled postgraduate students of Charles Darwin University may vote in this election by following the attached link:

Academic Board Postgraduate Student Voting

Please note that elections for undergraduate and VET students are not required this year.

Tips for Voting

  • You will only be able to vote once for a position.
  • Voting is open 24 hours a day during the voting period.
  • To vote you will need to enter your University log-in and password.
  • Candidates were given the opportunity to submit a brief statement.  All statements submitted are available when you place the cursor over the candidate’s name in the voting window. 

Term of office

Student members of Academic Board will serve a one year term, commencing 1 January 2020.

Further Information

If you have any questions regarding the election process please contact Governance at governance@cdu.edu.au or phone 08 8946 6601.

Voting is Now Open

Higher Education Learning and Teaching Committee

Student Positions

Higher Education Learning and Teaching Committee (HELTC) is responsible for oversight of academic quality in Higher Education coursework courses across the University. HELTC assists the University to meet legislative and professional requirements, maintain academic standards and foster high-quality learning.

Elections are being held for student positions on HELTC.  Voting will be open until midnight Saturday 16 November 2019.

One Postgraduate Student Position

Only enrolled postgraduate students of Charles Darwin University may vote in this election by following the attached link:

HELTC Postgraduate Student Voting

Please note that an election for undergraduate students is not required this year.

Tips for Voting

  • You will only be able to vote once for a position.
  • Voting is open 24 hours a day during the voting period.
  • To vote you will need to enter your University log-in and password.
  • Candidates were given the opportunity to submit a brief statement.  All statements submitted are available when you place the cursor over the candidate’s name in the voting window.

Term of office

Student members of HELTC will serve a one year term, commencing 1 January 2020.

Further Information

If you have any questions regarding the election process please contact Governance at governance@cdu.edu.au or phone 08 8946 6601.