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Election of student members of the Council and the General Board: Notice

24 February 2004

Student members of the Council

Notice is given that an election of three students to serve as members of the University Council in accordance with Statute A, IV, 2 (class (d)) will be held on Tuesday, 4 May 2004. Members are to be elected in the following two categories (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 121):

(i) two students elected by and from among all eligible students in the University;
(ii) one graduate student elected by and from among all eligible graduate students in the University.

No person shall be nominated in both categories. Members elected are to serve for one year from 1 July 2004.

Student members of the General Board

Notice is given that an election of two students to serve as members of the General Board in accordance with Statute C, I, 4(d) will be held on the same day: Tuesday, 4 May 2004. Members are to be elected in the following two categories (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 123):

(i) one undergraduate student elected by and from among all eligible undergraduate students in the University;
(ii) one graduate student elected by and from among all eligible graduate students in the University.

Members elected are to serve for one year from 1 July 2004.

The elections

The Registrary will publish before 1 March 2004 electoral rolls of all persons who are eligible, under the provision of Statutes A, IV, 2 and C, I, 4 and of the regulations governing the conduct of these elections and rules made under the regulations, to vote and to stand as candidates. Copies of the full electoral rolls will be available for inspection in the University Offices (Secretariat) and appropriate sections of the rolls will be available in the Colleges. The elections are conducted under the Single Transferable Vote regulations.

A candidate must be nominated on a nomination form sent to the Deputy Returning Officer in the University Offices, Secretariat, The Old Schools, so as to arrive not later than noon on 23 April 2004. Nomination forms may be obtained from the University Offices (Secretariat) and also from CUSU and the Graduate Union. The forms contain (a) a statement, which must be signed by eight students eligible to take part in the election in the relevant category, certifying that they nominate the candidate for election, and (b) a statement, which must be signed by the candidate, consenting to be nominated and agreeing to serve if elected. Nomination forms should be accompanied by a statement by the candidate for the information of voters. Nominations will be published.

Voting will take place on Tuesday, 4 May 2004, in Colleges. The hours of voting in each College will be determined by local College Returning Officers, but the polls must be open for at least four hours within the period 8.30 a.m. and 7 p.m., including the hours 12.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Administrative Secretary is the Deputy Returning Officer.


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