Nominations called for student positions on CDU Council 


Nominations are being called for two positions on the Charles Darwin University Council:

• one person elected by and from the undergraduate students of the University.

• one person elected by and from the postgraduate students of the University.

Nominations must be in writing and adhere to the Charles Darwin University (Election of Members of Council) By-laws. The nomination form can be downloaded from

Along with the completed nomination form, candidates are invited to submit a statement of 200 words or less, relating to their candidacy, for circulation to voters.

Members of the Council must act solely in the interest of the University and not as a delegate or representative of a particular constituency.

Nominations must reach the Returning Officer by 12noon, Friday 27 November 2009. Completed nominations should be emailed in Word format to

If at the close of nominations the number of candidates for a particular election exceeds the number of members required to be elected, a ballot will be conducted to choose the number required. The ballot will be conducted by electronic voting.

The voting period opens on Wednesday 2 December 2009 and closes at 4pm on Wednesday 9 December 2009.

For information, contact Ross Springolo, University Secretary, P: (08)  8946 7790 or E: