RUSU Annual Elections 2022

Rules & Notices

2022 RUSU Election Regulations

Download PDF: RUSU Election Regulations 2022

RMIT University Student Union (RUSU) - Annual Election 2022


Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Election 2022

In accordance with the RMIT University Student Union (RUSU) Constitution and RUSU Electoral Regulations, at 9:00am on Wednesday 10 August 2022 nominations will open for the following positions:

RMIT Student Union Council:


Other Positions:


*Please see the eligibility to stand criteria as listed in section 4.1 of the RUSU Constitution and referenced above.
Nominations close 4:00pm on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

How to Nominate

Nominations must be made on the official Nomination Forms available from 9:00am Wednesday 10 August on the RUSU website. Nominations must be lodged no later than 4:00pm Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Nominations should be submitted via this google form. Nominations can also be submitted in scanned soft-copy electronic format to before 4:00pm Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Please note: nomination forms submitted via soft copy will take longer to be processed. Please note: no physical copies of nomination forms will be accepted. You must complete a separate nomination form for each position for which you are nominating.


Nominee Student Cards

Nominees must submit a scanned copy/photo of their current student card with their nomination form.


Photographs and Statements

Nominees may submit a policy statement and a photograph of themselves for publication.

Policy statements and photographs are to be submitted via Microsoft Word document only and forwarded to by the close of nominations (4:00pm Tuesday 16 August 2022).

For Student Union Council positions, policy statements must not exceed:


Election Regulations and Constitution

The rules governing the elections are set out in the RUSU Constitution and RUSU Regulations. These documents are available on the RUSU website.


Application to Register Name of Electoral Teams

Applications for the registration of an electoral team must be submitted by email by 5:00pm on Sunday 14 August 2022.

Team names and requirements shall be in accordance with RMIT Student Union Electoral Regulations. A proforma for the registration of a team name will be available from Wednesday 10 August 2022 for download from the RUSU website.



Polling will be conducted from 9:00am Monday 5 September 2022 until 1:00pm Friday 9 September 2022 via a link sent to eligible students’ RMIT email addresses.


Returning Officer

Returning Officer 0417 613 866 1 August 2022

Jessica Fox
Returning Officer
0417 613 866

1 August 2022