2019 Election results

This page contains the results of Swinburne statutory elections held in 2019 for 2020(1) office bearers.

For the contested electorates, a ballot was conducted online which concluded at 12pm on Monday 14 October.

Where the number of valid nominations did not exceed the number of vacancies, candidates were elected unopposed (indicated below by *).

Expressions of interest will be sought to fill vacant positions, further details regarding this process will be available soon.

(1) UniSuper positions commence 14 October 2019. 

Staff positions

University Council

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Samir Shrivastava
All University Staff All levels 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021

Academic Senate

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Elizabeth Levin
  • Loretta Garvey
Swinburne higher
education academics
All levels 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021
  • Mary Dunkley*
Faculty of Business
and Law
Academic D or E 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021
  • Vacant
Faculty of Health,
Arts and Design
Academic D or E 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021
  • Christopher Fluke*
Faculty of Science,
Engineering and Technology
Academic D or E 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021
  • Vacant
Pathways and Vocational
Education departments
Senior Educator level or
equivalent
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021

UniSuper Consultative Committee

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Reza Tajaddini
Academic Staff Academic Staff Representative 14 October 2019 –
13 October 2023
  • Bronwyn Smith*
Non-Academic Staff Non-Academic Staff Representative 14 October 2019 –
13 October 2023

Student positions

University Council

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Junaid Azhar
Students All levels 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020

Academic Senate

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Hozaifa Abbasi
Students AQF level 1 to 6 
(Certificate to Advanced
Diploma/Associate Degree)
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Anshal Khawar
Students AQF level 7 to 9 
(Bachelor to Masters Degree)
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Errol Phuah
Students Higher degree by
research students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020

Swinburne Student Life

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Tahsin AR Bhuiyan
Students Undergraduate students 1 January 2020 –
31 December 2021
  • Abdul Rehman Khan
Students Postgraduate students 1 January 2020 – 
31 December 2021
  • Abdul Samie
Students International students 1 January 2020 – 
31 December 2021

Faculty of Business and Law Student Consultative Committee

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Medhinee Lutchmee Pillai
  • Naomi Ross
  • Asadullah Daryabi
Students of the Faculty of
Business and Law
Undergraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Muzammil Hussain
  • Bernard Song
  • Swadha Bhatia
Students of the Faculty of
Business and Law
Postgraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Yaqoob Hussein
  • Sarthak Arora
  • Asha Chowdary
Students of the Faculty of
Business and Law
International
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design Student Consultative Committee

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Macadie Hurley-Edwards
  • Daniel Grunow
  • Blaine Harris
Students of the Faculty of
Health, Arts and Design
Undergraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Prarthan Baxi
  • Oluwadamilola Ayeni
  • Alexander Mazurskyy
Students of the Faculty of
Health, Arts and Design
Postgraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Ariba Hanif*
  • Nadeem Nadeem*
  • Nikitha Neelakantan*
Students of the Faculty of
Health, Arts and Design
International
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Student Consultative Committee

ElectedElected by and fromLevel requirementsTerm
  • Inzanur Islam
  • Ha Nguyen
  • Kishaun Thiruchelvam
Students of the Faculty of
Science, Engineering and Technology
Undergraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • Ayman Shirazi
  • Afzal Chowdhary
  • Ravneet Kaur
Students of the Faculty of
Science, Engineering and Technology
Postgraduate
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020
  • MD Tanjim Ahmed
  • Harish Rajendran
  • Hamza Waqar Malik
Students of the Faculty of
Science, Engineering and Technology
International
students
1 January 2020 –
31 December 2020