University of Technology, Sydney

Schedule: Academic Board — election of Chair

This is the schedule for the Chair of Academic Board election.

The schedule specifies the term of office, electorate, dates for nominations and ballot, Returning Officer and election rules. It also includes the nomination form that should be used to nominate as a candidate in this election, and information about Academic Board.

For the election of

Chair of Academic Board one position

Term of office

Two years: 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2024


Candidates Members of the 2023 Academic Board and persons who have held a position on Academic Board for at least 12 months between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2022 can stand as a candidate (UTS General Rules, G3, 6(2)).


Only members of the 2023 Academic Board are eligible to nominate candidates and to vote.

A list of the 2023 Academic Board members can be found here.


  • Open Tuesday 11 October 2022
  • Close at 3pm Tuesday 25 October 2022

Nomination form

To nominate a candidate in this election use the nomination form: Academic Board — election of Chair of Academic Board (111kb PDF).


  • Open Tuesday 8 November 2022
  • Close at 3pm Tuesday 22 November 2022

A ballot is required if more valid nominations are received than positions vacant. Ballots will take place in UTS: Elections Online Polling Booth.

The names of candidates and candidate statements will be made available in voting before the ballot opens.

Returning Officer

University Secretary, William Paterson

Election rules

Conduct of Academic Board elections (University General Rules, G3, Part 1, Divisions 1 and 2)

Elections (University General Rules, G3, Part 3)


Participants in elections (candidates, their representatives and voters) are expected to follow the same high standard of conduct and behaviour during the campaign process as is expected on campus generally. The behaviour of election candidates and their representatives should meet expected standards of conduct. See Code of Conduct for UTS Elections.

Concerns about security due to election-related conduct should be reported to UTS Security. Phone +61 2 9514 1192, or dial ‘6’ on any UTS phone.


The results of these elections will be made available in results around two weeks after close of voting, following the declaration of poll by the Returning Officer (Rule G3-36(3) and (4)).

About Academic Board

Role of the Chair See Rule G3, Part 1, Division 2 and Role of the Chair of Academic Board (100kb PDF).
Terms of reference The terms of reference of Academic Board are outlined in the UTS General Rules, G3, Part 1.
Number of meetings The Academic Board meets at least six times per year.
Composition The Academic Board consists of ex officio members and elected members. For further information, see Composition and membership of Academic Board.
Membership term The length of membership of Academic Board elected members will be two years for staff and one year for students.
Further information

For elections contact the Electoral Officer:
telephone 02 9514 1235

For Academic Board contact the Executive Officer:
telephone 02 9514 1464