UPDATE: 24-05-2017 – Outcome of nominations & ticket registration

Swinburne Student Union is seeking nominations from students for vacant positions on the Student’s Council for 2017. These positions are eligible to receive honoraria (see the table below).

To nominate, fill in the online form at https://goo.gl/wu9pg4 before 5pm on Friday 12th May.

Candidates may choose to organise together under a common banner (a ticket). Tickets are for the purpose of group identification only. If you choose to register a ticket, the candidates on that ticket will have the ticket name printed next to their name on the ballot paper. If you would like to register a ticket, please organise for your registering officer (which must be one of the candidates) to fill out this online form: https://goo.gl/J5dDqD.

Note that all candidates on a ticket will be required to email the Returning Officer directly at executiveofficer@ssu.org.au to confirm that they consent to being on that ticket. It is the responsibility of the registering officer and the candidate to ensure that the ticket registration form and confirmation emails are completed. No candidates will be listed as being on a ticket without a confirmation email.


Committee Position Suggested hours per week Eligible honoraria Eligibility requirements
Education Officer 25 $8,000 Must have been enrolled at SUT for at least one contiguous semester within previous two semesters
Croydon Campus Chair 15 $4,000 Must be studying primarily at Croydon for the following Teaching Period
Wantirna Campus Chair 15 $4,000 Must be studying primarily at Wantirna for the following Teaching Period
Women’s Officer 15 $4,000 Must identify as a Woman

Position descriptions:
Education Board


Nominations open:                Monday 1st May, 2017, 9:00am
Nominations close:                Friday 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm 

Polling place:                         Hawthorn TBA, Wantirna (WB)1, Croydon (CF)1
Polling dates:                         24th May & 25th May (Hawthorn), 26th May (Outer campuses) 1
Polling times:                         9:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm

1 Croydon and Wantirna polling will only be open if there are candidates from those campuses nominated.

Students at Croydon or Wantirna and students studying Online can register for a postal ballot by contacting the Returning Officer at elections@ssu.org.au before 5pm on Friday 12th May 2017. The email must include your name, student number and postal address.