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Elections

Nominations to gain a position on the Student Representative Council will be held again in March 2017. In the event that more than the required number of students applies for any given position, this position will then go to an election.

Elected members:

  • Higher education student from Cairns and Far North Queensland Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Central Highlands Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Gladstone Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Mackay-Whitsunday Region x 1
  • Higher education student from New South Wales Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Rockhampton and Yeppoon Region x 1
  • Higher education student from South East Queensland Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Townsville Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Victoria Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Western Australia Region x 1
  • Higher education student from Wide Bay Burnett Region x 1
  • Postgraduate distance education student x 1
  • Undergraduate distance education student x 1
  • International students x 2
  • VET students x 2
  • Member of Alumni x 1

Co-opted members:

Up to two co-opted members may be appointed, to provide this Council with any relevant specialist expertise required and to ensure representation consistent with this Council’s responsibilities.

Appointed, elected and co-opted members shall serve for a term of office of one year. The term of office for elected and co-opted members shall commence in March each year.
Elected and appointed members may serve for no more than two terms of office

Membership

The Student Representative Council membership requirements are set out in the Terms of Reference at http://www.cqu.edu.au/policy, and members are shown on the Membership Listing. To find out more about your local member, visit Meet our members

The Student Representative Council has a total of 22 members consisting of 13 elected student members, 1 member of the Alumni, 1 member of the University Council, and the representatives of the University’s Executive Management Team.

The SRC can choose to co-opt up to 2 people to provide the Council with any relevant specialist expertise required or to ensure its representation is consistent with its responsibilities.  Co-opting allows the Council to select people with the necessary expertise or knowledge to help it in its duties.  Co-opted members have the same voting rights as all other members.

All members (except for Executive Management members) will have a term of office of one year, and can serve for no more than two terms of office.

Positions Vacant

Formal calls for nominations to serve on the Student Representative Council will be released through email and student communications on 1 March 2017. Online elections will then commence.

Expressions of Interest for any remaining vacant positions will only be accepted from 1 April 2016 until 31 December 2016. Expression of interest should include your student details, the position you are applying for, and outline why you should be an SRC member. This information is to be emailed to Coordinator.SRC@cqu.edu.au.