MyCQU - Elections


Nominations to gain a position on the Student Representative Council will be held again in August 2018. In the event that more than the required number of students applies for any given position, this position will then go to an election.


  • One member of the University Council, or nominee
  • One higher education student from each region
  • One postgraduate distance education student
  • One undergraduate distance education student
  • One research higher degree student
  • Two international students
  • Two VET students
  • One Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) student
  • One Tertiary Entry Program (TEP) student
  • One Indigenous student
  • One member of the Alumni
  • Up to two co-opted members

Rights of Audience and Debate

  • Vice-Chancellor and President, or nominee
  • Provost
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellors

The membership requirements are set out in the Terms of Reference, and members are shown on the Membership Listing.

The Student Representative Council has over 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 Student Representative Council 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 and VET Representative 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 6th of August 2018. Online elections will then commence.

Expressions of Interest for any remaining vacant positions will only be accepted from 6th of August 2018 until 15th of August 2018. 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