Nominations must be made on the official Nomination Forms available from Assistant Returning Officers located at the Student Union Offices at Swanston St, Carlton, Bundoora and Brunswick Campuses.
Nomination Forms can also be downloaded from the RUSU website www.rusu.rmit.edu.au
Nominations must be lodged no later than 12 noon on Friday 18 August 2017 with an Assistant Returning Officer located at Student Union Offices at:
Note: A separate nomination form must be completed for each position.
Candidates are asked to submit a photocopy of their current student card with their nomination.
Candidates may submit a policy statement and a photograph of themself for publication.
Policy statements and photographs are to be submitted in electronic format and forwarded to email@example.com and must be lodged no later than the close of the nomination period.
For Student Union Council positions, policy statements must not exceed 400 words for officer positions, 200 words for General Representative and NUS positions and 250 words for team statements.
The rules governing the elections are set out in the RMIT University Student Union Constitution and RMIT University Student Union Regulations. A copy of the regulations and section 11 of the Constitution will be made available to students when requesting a nomination form. These documents are also on the RUSU website www.rusu.rmit.edu.au
Draws to determine the order of candidates’ names on the ballot papers will be conducted at the RUSU offices, Building 57 at 12:00 noon Monday, 21 August 2017.
Applications for the registration of an electoral team must be submitted by the close of nominations.
Team names and requirements shall be in accordance with RMIT Student Union Regulation 5.6.4.
A proforma for the registration of a team name is available from the Assistant Returning Officers at City, Bundoora and Brunswick campuses and can be downloaded from the RUSU website www.rusu.rmit.edu.au
Polling will be conducted from Monday, 4 September 2017 to Friday, 8 September 2017.
Applications for postal votes are available from Assistant Returning Officers on all campuses.
The Returning Officer can be contacted on 0417 392 731 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
4 August 2017