Student Senate nominations

How to apply

Step 1: Check your eligibility

Students should ensure they are eligible to apply for the specific role (details can be found in the individual position descriptions) and at the time of application must be:

  • studying at a time fraction of 0.5 or more,
  • not be employed by the University at a time fraction of 0.5 or more,
  • 18 years or over (with the exception of Federation College and VCAL students),
  • not currently serving a custodial sentence,
  • not have served on the Senate for two consecutive elected terms previously.

Step 2: Review the position descriptions

Each elected Senate role has a distinct area of responsibility, and some roles have limited eligibility. Use the Position Descriptions below to determine a role that suits and interests you:

Step 3: Complete and submit Nomination Form

Applications open 9am Monday 12 August and must be submitted by 3pm Thursday 12 September 2019. For roles where there is more than one applicant, elections will run from 9am Monday 16 September until 3pm Friday 20 September 2019.

The Notice of Nominations and Elections is a formal notice of the election you may wish to read.

Notice of Nominations and Elections (pdf, 230kb)

You can nominate for as many positions as you are eligible, but you must complete a new nomination form for each position.

Nomination form 2020-21 (pdf, 657kb)

Please submit your completed nomination form to