Nomination process

You may only be nominated and seconded by students who are enrolled at Massey University as at 4pm on Tuesday 16 August 2016. You must agree to the nomination.

Download your nomination paper which will be available for the period nominations are open - Tuesday 2 August to 4pm on Tuesday 16 August 2016.

Nomination Paper - student member on Council.pdf (60 KB)

The nomination paper requires you to provide a web-quality passport-type photo and a biographical description of no more than 200 words that shall include information about the candidate relevant to the role of a Massey University Council member, including how the skills and competencies of the candidate meet the needs of Massey University and the sound governance of the Institution. 

The completed nomination is sent to the Returning Officer as instructed on the nomination  paper. On receipt, the Returning Officer or his nominee will contact you by email to confirm your nomination. If it is found that the nominee is ineligible to stand in the election or the nominator or seconder is ineligible to nominate the candidate, an opportunity will be provided to correct this and re-present a valid nomination. The final valid nomination must be re-presented no later than 4:00 pm on Tuesday 16 August 2016.

Should only one valid nomination be received, that candidate will be declared the winner and no election will be held.

Should more than one valid nomination be received, an election will be held.

More Information

Massey University Council Elections (Student member) Statute 2016 - approved Council 1 August 2016.pdf (120 KB)

Massey University Council Electronic Election Statute 2016 - approved Council 1 August 2016.pdf (133 KB)

Massey University Council Appointments Statute 2015.pdf (125 KB)

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