SRC Elections and appointments
Results of election and appointment for student representatives to Student Representative Committee (April 2019)
For the term of office 14 May 2019 - 13 May 2021
Three Undergraduate Student Representatives
One Overseas Students Representative
One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Arts
One Undergraduate Student Representative from the Macquarie Business School
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 Macquarie Business School
One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Human Sciences
No nominations were received for this position.
One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
One Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Science and Engineering
One Student Representative for Women Students
GLBTIQ Student Representative
Student Representative For Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Students
Student Representative for Students with a Disability
Student Representative for Distance Students
Student Representative from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
Regional and Remote Student Representative
Two Student Representatives from a Major Student Organisation
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.
Selection Panel members
Susannah is the Independent Chair of the Student Representative Committee. Ms Lynch is a Macquarie University alumnus who has extensive experience in the governance of Clubs and Societies at the University of Newcastle as well as chairing meetings in a variety of contexts. During her study at Macquarie University, Ms Lynch was a resident at Dunmore Lang College, and participated in several student-led programs, including Orientation, the Annual Year Book, the college musical and chairing the social committee.
Current SRC Undergraduate Student Representative and Assistant Chairperson.
Fiona is an Alumnus of Macquarie University having completed a Bachelor of Science and an LLB. Fiona is a past president of Macquarie University Sport and Recreation Ltd and the former SRC Chairperson from 2014 until June 2019.
Fiona has strong professional experience in management, administration and law having acted as the General Counsel and Senior Solicitor for several large financial corporations.
Dr Alisha Sial
Dr Alisha has graduated from Pakistan and is a former Postgraduate Student Representative from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences on the SRC before graduating with MRes from Macquarie in 2016.
Dr Alisha is currently working as a Surgical Trainee at the John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, and has experience as Senior Resident Medical Officer at Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital, Macquarie Hospital and a hospital in Queensland.
Dr Alisha is one of the SRC Selection Panel members since 2016 and has MQ students’ best interest at heart while seeking the right student representatives for the SRC.
Clement graduated with an MBA from Macquarie in 2003 and also has a Bachelor of Arts and LLB from the University.
Clement attended Macquarie University from 1993‐2003, and graduated with an MBA, Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and LLB. During his time at the University, Clement held elected positions as Vice Chair and Chairperson on the Student's Council, Director of the Student Union as well as executive roles with Clubs and Sports Association.
In 2004, Clement set up the inaugural MQ alumni association in Shanghai and supported the launch of the Beijing chapter, and hosted visits by various MU executives including the then VC Di Yerbury and Registrar Brian Spencer. During these activities, he partnered with Alumni Directors such as Mark Herndon, Kristy White and Hedda Grae.
Clement has a deep fondness for MQ, and his ongoing support through the years reflects his passionate commitment.
Timothy Zhang is a former LGBTIQ Student Representative on the SRC before graduating with Bachelor of Applied Finance with the Degree of Bachelor of Actuarial Studies from Macquarie University in 2016.
Timothy practiced as a graduate Actuary at ANZ Banking Group and now works for Macquarie Bank as a Decision Science Analyst. Timothy specialises in consumer product pricing and portfolio credit risk analytics. He is also a member at the Institute of Actuaries Australia. Whilst studying at Macquarie, Timothy was a participant at PACE International Cambodia Disability project, a graduate from Global Leadership Program, Project Lead and Treasure at Enactus Macquarie and an alumni from the Merit Scholars Program.
Timothy is a strong advocate for equal opportunity for LGBTIQ students, greater gender diversity in STEM and Finance, and international students' employability. While seeking for future SRC candidates, Timothy will ensure a broad representation of gender, socioeconomic experience, academic disciplines, areas of interests and expertise at the Committee.
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.