Election dates and times

Nominations open: 9am on Monday 13 September 2021 

Nominations close: 12pm (midday) on Tuesday 21 September 2021 

Voting opens: 9am on Monday 4 October 2021 

Voting closes: 12pm (midday) on Monday 11 October 2021 

Election candidates announced: Monday 27 September 2021 

Election results announced: Thursday 14 October 2021 


Following are the results of the Swinburne statutory elections held in 2021 for 2022 office bearers.

For the contested electorates, a ballot was conducted online which concluded at 12pm on Monday 11 October 2021.

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

Where vacancies exist due to insufficient candidates, the Elections Regulations (Part 4. S13. Insufficient candidates) applies.

University Council
Elected positions
Elected by and from 
Level requirements
Term 
Elected Candidates
One
Staff
All levels 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023
Bronwyn Smith
Academic Senate
Elected positions
Elected by and from 
Level requirements
Term 
Elected Candidates
Two 
Swinburne academics
All levels 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023

Sadie Heckenberg

Stephane Shepherd

One
School of Health Sciences 
Academic D or E
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023 
Monica Thielking*
One 
School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education
Academic D or E 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023
Therese Keane*
One
School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies 
Academic D or E
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023 
Glenn Kacprzak*
One
Vocational Education departments 
Senior Educator level or equivalent
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023
No nominations received
University Council
Elected positions Elected by and from Level requirements
Term 
Elected Candidates
One
Students
All levels 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Tess Robb
Academic Senate
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term 
Elected Candidates
One
Students
AQF level 1 to 6 (Certificate to Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree) 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
No nominations received
One
Students 
AQF level 7 to 9 (Bachelor to Masters Degree) 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Kishaun Thiruchelvam
One 
Students
Higher degree by research students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Ali Murtaza
Swinburne Student Life
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term 
Elected Candidates
One
Students
Undergraduate students 
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023
Samuel Roberts
One Students Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023 Jonathan Lee
One Students International students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2023 Ravindu Peiris
School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Fadhil Zafir Rahmat
One Students of the School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

One Students of the School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Gulrukh Majida Abrar
One Students of the School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 No nominations received
School of Design and Architecture Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Design and Architecture
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

Sarah Rose*

One Students of the School of Design and Architecture Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

One Students of the School of Design and Architecture International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
No nominations received
One Students of the School of Design and Architecture International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 Sana Siddiqui*
School of Engineering Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Engineering
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Jae Fehring
One Students of the School of Engineering Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

One Students of the School of Engineering International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Abdul Azeez Mohamad Askeen
One Students of the School of Engineering International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 Arslan Zafar*
School of Health Sciences Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Health Sciences
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Lara Ulasowski
One Students of the School of Health Sciences Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Jesse Edgar
One Students of the School of Health Sciences International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Hezal Utpal Patel
One Students of the School of Health Sciences International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 No nominations received
School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Brooke Johnson
One Students of the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

One Students of the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Hashita Rajesh Nathani
One Students of the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 Shriya Henry*
School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
One
Students of the School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education
Domestic Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Trent Kniese
One Students of the School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education Domestic Postgraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

One Students of the School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education International Undergraduate students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
No nominations received
One Students of the School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education International Postgraduate students 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022 No nominations received
Vocational Education Training Student Consultative Committee
Elected positions
Elected by and from
Level requirements
Term
Elected Candidates
Three
Students of Vocational Education Training
Vocational Education students
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022

No nominations received

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