Join the Board

The Griffith University Gold Coast Student Guild is governed by a Board of students elected by you. 

The Board consists of 10 student members who are responsible for advocating the interests, needs and wants of the Gold Coast student body. These elected representatives serve as the student voice on campus. There are currently 5 (2 year term) vacancies on the Board, to be filled by Gold Coast students via nomination and election. If you are interested in representing your fellow Gold Coast campus students, we encourage you to submit a nomination form using the button below.

There are 7 positions up for election this year which include: 

  • 5 vacancies for full 2-year terms
  • 2 casual vacancies
    (the persons with the 6th and 7th highest votes will be elected to fill the 2 casual vacancies and will fulfil a remaining 1 year term to September 2024) 

To vote you must be a currently enrolled Griffith University Gold Coast student. 

 

Results will be announced on Friday 29 September following the close of polling. 

 

If you encounter problems with voting, or have any questions, please contact the Student Guild at guildinfo@griffith.edu.au (include your s number). Alternatively, you can phone (07) 555 28724 between 9.00 am to 4.00 pm or visit the Guild office at The Link (G07). 

Nominating

The nomination process runs from Monday 4 September  – Friday 15 September
Nominations open: 9.00 am Monday 4 September
Nominations close:
12.00 pm Friday 15 September

Candidates must submit a passport style photo and policy statement electronically of not more than two hundred (200) words. Candidates may also submit an optional short video of themselves (maximum of 30 seconds) for inclusion in promotional material. The policy statement will not be edited or changed to correct spelling, grammar or punctuation. It may however, be edited where, in the opinion of the Returning Officer, it is deemed to be libellous, blasphemous, slanderous or defamatory. Photos, videos and policy statements must be lodged electronically below. Late material will not be accepted. This statement/photo/video may be published in Student Guild promotions (including social media), publications and website.

Candidates must be available to attend the online candidates meeting on Monday 18 September at 9.00 am.

Persons must be nominated by one student and seconded by two other students. Candidates for election, nominators and seconders must be enrolled Griffith University Gold Coast students.

**Please note nominations have now closed**

Election

Voting opens: 9.00 am Monday 25 September

Voting closes: 12.00 pm Friday 29 September

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