2019 PGC Elections

Nominations Open Monday 29 July 2019

An election will be held for the following positions on the PGC:

Elected Officers:

  • President of the PGC;
  • Vice President;
  • Equity Officer;
  • Events Officer;
  • Coursework Students Officer; (only PG coursework students may stand and vote for this position);
  • International Students Officer; (only PG international students may stand and vote for this position);
  • Research Students Officer; (only PG research students may stand and vote for this position);
  • Women's Officer; (only PG woman-identifying students may stand and vote for this position).

Elected Councillors:

  • 4 postgraduate students from Electorate A (at least one of whom must be a woman).
  • 4 postgraduate students from Electorate B (at least one of whom must be a woman).

NOMINATIONS 

Nominations open: Monday 29th July 2019 at 9:00am.

Nominations close: Monday 12th August 2019 at 4:00pm. 

FORMS

*Note: you must renew your Arc membership each year. It's free & to join/ renew your membership. Visit our membership page to get started. 

VOTING

Online voting (if required) will be held in week 4.

Voting commences: Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 5:00am.

Voting concludes: Friday 11th October 2019 at 10:00pm.

WHO CAN VOTE

All current UNSW PGC students may vote in the election of the following positions: 

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Equity Officer
  • Events Officer

The following restrictions apply for other positions:

  • Only current PG coursework students may vote for the Coursework Officer
  • Only current PG international students may vote for the International Officer
  • Only current PG research students may vote for the Research Officer
  • Only current PG women-identifying students may vote for the Women's Officer
  • Only current PG electorate A students may vote for the Councillor electorate A positions. 
  • Only current PG electorate B students may vote for the Councillor electorate B positions. 

Term of Office

Officers and Councillors hold office from 1st December in the year of election until 30th November of the following year.

If elected as an Officer Bearer, you will be required to attend the following compulsory session:

  • PGC Inductions: Thursday, 7th November 2019 9:00am to 4:00pm.


SRC & PGC Returning Officer, Philip Binns