The Guild elections are conducted by the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) and governed by the UWA Guild Election Regulations, NUS Rules and Senate Standing Orders (when applicable).

In 2019, Senate Elections will NOT be held. Guild and NUS elections are running this year and include the elections of:

  • Office Bearers and Councillors of the Guild.
  • National Union of Students representatives to the NUS national conference.


Please Note:

* All enrolled students who are Guild members are eligible to run for most of the positions, with only some positions having further requirements.
* All enrolled students are entitled to vote in elections.
* Voting is NOT compulsory.

Important Dates

Time/Date Subject
5:00pm Fri 2 Aug 2019 Close of rolls and close of eligibility to register as a postal voter
10:00am Mon 5 Aug 2019 Nominations open: Guild and NUS
12:00pm Fri 16 Aug 2019 Close of Nominations
12:00pm Fri 16 Aug 2019 Close of Deposits (Guild Finance)
12:00pm Tues 20 Aug 2019 Close of Withdrawals
1:00pm Tues 20 Aug 2019 Ballot Paper Draw ~ Sue Boyd Room (above the Refectory)
1:00pm Tues 27 Aug 2019 2019 Guild Elections Information Session ~ Sue Boyd Room (above the Refectory)
4:00pm Fri 13 Sept 2019 Deadline for receipt of applications for postal vote
10:00am – 5:00pm Mon 16 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Mon 16 Sept 2019 Nedlands Campus — Nedlands Café (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Tues 17 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Tues 17 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ UWA Business School (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Wed 18 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Wed 18 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ Q.E. II Medical Centre – FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Thurs 19 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Thurs 19 Sept 2019 POLLING ~ Oral Health Centre of WA (Medical-Dental Library) – OHCWA
5:00pm Thurs 19 Sept 2019 Deadline for receipt of postal votes

More Information

Results for 2018

Regulations

UWA Student Guild Election Regulations
Made Under Statute 20 – Updated 5 July 2019

Method of Election of a Student Member of the Senate
UWA Student Guild Election Regulations (Senate) June 2018

NUS Rules for Election of Delegates
UWA Student Guild Election Regulations (NUS) June 2018

Please contact elections@guild.uwa.edu.au with any queries