University of Technology, Sydney

Schedule: Courses Accreditation Committee — Special election of an academic staff

This is the schedule for the Special election to fill an academic staff casual vacancy on Courses Accreditation Committee.

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

For the Special election of

Academic staff 1 position

Term of office

Date of declaration or resignation of the incumbent officer (whichever is the latest) to 31 December 2024.


Any academic staff member (continuing or fixed-term) (not necessarily members of Academic Board) can stand as a candidate (Rule G3-22(1)(b)).


Only members of the 2024 Academic Board are eligible to nominate candidates and to vote.

A list of the 2024 Academic Board members can be found here.


  • Open Thursday 12 October 2023
  • Close at 3pm Thursday 26 October 2023

Nomination form

To nominate a candidate in this Special election use the nomination form: Courses Accreditation Committee — Special election of academic staff (161kb PDF).


  • Open Thursday 9 November 2023
  • Close at 3pm Thursday 23 November 2023

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

Academic Board committees (Rule G3, Part 1, Division 5)

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 Courses Accreditation Committee

Terms of reference Refer Courses Accreditation Committee.
Number of meetings The committee meets at least 8 times per year.
Composition The committee consists of ex officio members, nominated members, elected staff members and elected student members.
Membership term The length of committee membership will be 2 years for staff and 1 year for students.
Further information

For elections contact the Electoral Officer:
telephone 02 9514 1235

For Courses Accreditation Committee contact the Committee Officer:
telephone 02 9514 1226