RUSU Annual Election 2023

Rules and Notices


Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Election Results

RMIT University Student Union (RUSU) - Annual Election 2023


Download PDF: RUSU Elections Booklet 2023
Open Folder: View Team & Candidate Videos 2023

RUSU Notice of Nominations Received

Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Nominations Received


Additional Indigenous Officer for RUSU

Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Transitional Clause and Referendum


Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Election 2023

In accordance with the RMIT University Student Union (RUSU) Constitution and RUSU Electoral Regulations, at 9:00am on Thursday 10 August 2023 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 Wednesday 16 August 2023.

How to Nominate

Nominations must be made on the official Nomination Form available from 9:00am Thursday 10 August on the RUSU website. Nominations must be lodged no later than 4:00pm Wednesday 16 August 2023. 

Nominations should be submitted via this google form. Nominations can also be submitted in scanned soft-copy electronic format to before 4:00pm Wednesday 16 August 2023. 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 Wednesday 16 August 2023).

For the election, policy statements must not exceed: 

Short Digital video clips may also be submitted and 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 4:00pm on Monday 14 August 2023. 

Team names and requirements shall be in accordance with RUSU Regulations. A proforma for the registration of a team name will be available from Thursday 10 August 2023 for download from the RUSU website. 



Polling will be conducted from 9:00am Monday 4 September until 1:00pm Friday 8 September 2023 via a link sent to eligible students’ RMIT email addresses. 


Jessica Fox
Returning Officer
0417 613 866

4 August 2023

Election Notices

Notice of Team Registrations

Nomination Form

Download Word Doc: Nomination Form
Google Forms: Nomination Form

Election Regulations 

Download PDF: RUSU Election Regulations 2023

Team Registration

Download Word Doc: Team Registration Form

Campaigners Registration

Download PDF: Campaigners Registration

Team Preference Form

Download Word Doc: Team Preference Form 2023