After the closure of the nominations on Monday afternoon at 4pm we can now announce the following roles have been elected unopposed.

President Thomas Sherrington
Vice President  Dillon Weightman
Postgraduate Officer Catherine Colgan
Cairns Campus Officer Garrett Swearington
Equity and Diversity Officer Manisha Udani Kulasinghe
International Officer Tien Thanh Ta
Townsville Campus Officer Brooke Shannon

Congratulations to our new 52nd Student Council!

Read the full declaration here.

Important Dates

  • Pre-Election Briefing – 10am Thursday 16th September 2021 in room 028-005 and via Zoom https://jcu.zoom.us/j/84297431909
  • Nominations – Opens Monday 13th September at 9am and closes Monday 27th September at 4pm
  • Eligibility to nominate - closes 9am on Thursday 23rd September 2021
  • Eligibility to vote – closes 4pm on Wednesday 6th October 2021 
  • Ticket Registrations are due – Monday 27th September at 9am
  • Elections - Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th October 2021
  • Results - The results will be announced, if possible on the evening of 13th October 2021
  • Mandatory Councillor Induction - Monday 29th November - Friday 3rd December 2021

Further information about these dates can be found in the documents below.

Electoral Officer for 2021 is Simon Walker. For more information contact [email protected]

For NUS Elections please see here.

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