All candidates for staff and student elections are required to follow the Principles governing campaigning.
Amendment to Monash University (Council) Regulations – University Council Meeting 8/2018 held 5 December 2018
Subsequent to legal advice received regarding the recently voided University Council election of one (1) student member, Council made amendment as follows:
- Monash University (Council) Amendment No. 5 of 2018 Regulations – amendment to student and staff elections to University Council (as at 11 December 2018).
See Regulation 6D of the Monash University (Council) Regulations, see link below:
Promulgated at https://www.monash.edu/legal/legislation/promulgation
University Council Elections 2018
Declaration of Poll
Election of one (1) student member to University Council
Returning officer note:
Please note the cause of the declaration to void the election was the receipt of legal advice relating to Council Regulations and in no way relates to the conduct of any of the candidates.
Election of one (1) staff member to University Council
Term of office: 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2020
At the close of nominations on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, eight (8) eligible nominations were received:
As the number of nominations was greater than the number of vacancies, a poll was conducted.
At the close of polling at 5.00pm on Friday 12 October 2018, a total of 2,903 formal votes were received.
Following the counting of votes, Professor Ross Coppel was declared elected.