SRC Election Information

Student Representative Council Elections

Nominations for positions on the SRC open in August each year.

Nomination forms will be available here in 2019. 

Rules of SRC Elections

Term of Office

  • Officers and Councillors will hold office for a term of one (1) year;
  • Ex-officio members will hold office for as long as they remain the Chair of the Board, Convenor of the SDC, President of the PGC or Chief Executive Officer of Arc.

Composition

Elected Officers:

  • President of the SRC;
  • General Secretary;
  • Education Officer;
  • Women's Officer;
  • International Students' Officer;
  • Indigenous Officer;
  • Environment Officer;
  • Two (2) Queer Officers;
  • Students with Disabilities Officer;
  • Welfare Officer;
  • Ethno-cultural Officer;

Elected Councillors (voting):

  • Six (6) undergraduate (at least two (2) of whom must be a woman) Members from Electorate A as defined in these Regulations;
  • Six (6) undergraduate (at least two (2) of whom must be a woman) Members from Electorate B as defined in these Regulations;

Ex-Officio members (voting):

  • Chair of the Board;
  • President of the PGC;
  • Convenor of the SDC;
  • President of the Art & Design Student Council.

Ex-officio members (non-voting):

  • Chief Executive Officer of Arc;
  • The undergraduate student representative elected to University Council;
  • The two (2) undergraduate student representatives elected to Academic Board.

The authority, functions and procedures for these structures shall be determined by the SRC.

Election of Officers and Councillors

Officers and Councillors

  • The nominators and candidate for the Indigenous Officer position must be an Indigenous student.
  • The nominators and candidate for the Queer Officers must identify as queer and/or gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, asexual, pansexual or intersex.
  • The nominators and candidate for the Women's Officer Position must be Woman-identifying Students.
  • The nominators and candidate for the Students with Disabilities Officer must be a Student with a disability. Candidates for the position must be registered with the UNSW Student Equity & Disabilities Unit or, failing that, sign a statutory declaration stating they are a student with a disability.
  • The nominators and candidate for the Ethno-cultural Officer must be from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.
  • The nominators and candidate for the International Students' Officer must be an International Student

Voting Rights

The following restrictions apply to Students voting in the election of members of the SRC:

  • Only woman-identifying Students may vote in the election of the Women's Officer
  • Only international Students may vote in the election of the International Students' Officer
  • Only Students with Disabilities may vote in the election of the Students with Disabilities Officer
  • In the election of the Undergraduate Councillors only undergraduates from Electorate A may vote for candidates from Electorate A and only undergraduates from Electorate B may vote for candidates from Electorate B.

For detailed information, please refer to the Arc Regulations.

2018 SRC Election Results

2018 PGC Election Results