SRC Elections and appointments

SRC Elections and appointments

Notice of Election and call for nominations for student representatives on the Student Representative Committee

For the Term of Office 14 May 2019 – 13 May 2021

The University is seeking to:

  • elect fifteen student representatives to the Student Representative Committee
    • Three Undergraduate Student Representatives
    • One Overseas Students Representative
    • One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Arts
    • One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Business and Economics
    • One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Human Sciences
    • One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    • One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Science and Engineering
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Arts
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Business and Economics
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Human Sciences
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    • One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • appoint nine student representatives to the Student Representative Committee
    • One Distance Students Representative
    • One Representative for Women Students
    • One GLBTIQ Students Representative
    • One Representative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
    • One Representative for Students with a Disability
    • One Representative from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Background
    • One Representative for Regional and Remote Students
    • Two Major Student Organisations (MSO) Representatives

To be eligible for nomination, students must be enrolled and studying in at least one unit proceeding to a degree, diploma or certificate at the University at the time and date of close of nominations.

Please refer to the nomination forms for more eligibility criteria information.

All nominations must reach the Returning Officer, the Executive Director, Student Engagement and Registrar, via election@mq.edu.au by no later than 3:00 pm on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Gail White
Executive Director, Student Engagement and Registrar

Returning Officer

Selection Panel

In accordance with the SRC Constitution, Schedule 5, a Selection Panel appointed by the Student Experience Committee is responsible for selecting appointed members such as Equity and Diversity and Major Student Organisation representatives to the SRC.

The Selection Panel reviews all applications and assesses the information provided by the candidate in their Candidate Statement against the capability framework shown below. The Selection Panel will shortlist candidates for interview during the election period.

Capability Framework for Student Representatives

The Capability Framework for Student Representatives is a tool that helps to describe the types of behaviours, skills, qualities, knowledge and experience required for student representatives to perform effectively in their role.

The capability framework consists of four elements:

– Knowledge: What I know

– Experience: What I’ve done

– Competencies: What I can do

– Attributes: Who I am.

KnowledgeExperience
  • Basic working knowledge of Macquarie University.
  • Experience building and managing relationships.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Supporting others.
CompetenciesAttributes
  • Influence and persuasion: Building commitment by convincing others and winning them over to a particular point of view.
  • Communication: Effectively grasping and conveying ideas and concepts to others.
  • Planning and execution: Managing time and resources to complete tasks and achieve objectives.
  • Analysis and judgement: Evaluating information and data to solve problems and make decisions.
  • Relationship Management: Establishing effective working relationships with other.
  • Interpersonal impact: Making a positive impression on others in a range of interpersonal contexts.
  • Assertiveness: Being willing to openly express ideas and opinions and justify these when questioned.
  • Reliability: Meeting commitments and responsibilities
  • Resilience: Dealing effectively with and recovering quickly from setbacks or pressure
  • Initiative: Identifying opportunities and taking action, on own accord, to address problems and prevent them from reoccurring.

Result of interviews for the Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences to the Student Representative Committee

For the term of office 23 May 2018 - 13 May 2019

  • Leanne Freame

Results of election and interview for Student Representatives to the Student Representative Committee

For the term of office 14 May 2017 - 13 May 2019

Undergraduate Representatives on Student Representative Committee

1.Caitlin Rhodes
2.Kimberly La
3.James Cummins
4.Suren Missaghi

Overseas Student Representative on Student Representative Committee

1.Zwe Paing Sett

Undergraduate Representative from the Faculty of Arts on Student Representative Committee

1.Dee Zegarac

Undergraduate Representative from the Faculty of Business and Economics on Student Representative Committee

1.Alex Mikaelian

Undergraduate Representative from the Faculty of Human Sciences on Student Representative Committee

1.Cissy Shen

Undergraduate Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences on Student Representative Committee

1.Sam Hurrell

Undergraduate Representative from the Faculty of Science and Engineering on Student Representative Committee

1.Alexander Hablutzel

Postgraduate Representative from the Faculty of Business and Economics on Student Representative Committee

1.Aditya Srivastava 

Postgraduate Representative from the Faculty of Human Sciences on Student Representative Committee

Vacant

Postgraduate Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences on Student Representative Committee

1.Stacey Broll

Student Representative for Women Students

1.Maddison Poynter

GLBTIQ Student Representative

1.Paul Russell

Student Representative For Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Students

1.Eliza Kitchener

Student Representative for Students with a Disability

1.Anthony Ryan

Student Representative from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

1.Mahyar Pourzand

Regional and Remote Student Representative

1.Timothy Mathew

Two Student Representatives from a Major Student Organisation

1.Aidan Galea
2.Isuru Weerasooriya

For the term of office 14 May 2017 - 13 May 2018 (Casual Vacancies)

Post-Graduate Student Representative

1.Milind Lokhande

Post-graduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Arts

1.Grace Goddard
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