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Election of a graduate student member of the Council: Notice

8 November 2007

No nominations having been received in respect of this vacancy (see Reporter, p. 96) the election scheduled for Wednesday, 21 November 2007 will not take place.

A further bye-election to fill this vacancy has been arranged as follows.

Student member of the Council

Notice is given that an election of one student to serve as a member of the Council in accordance with Statute A, IV, 2 (class (d)) will be held on Thursday, 13 December 2007. The member is to be elected in the following category (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 116):

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

The member elected will serve until 30 June 2008.

The election

The electoral roll of all persons who are eligible, under the provision of Statute A, IV, 2 and of the regulations governing the conduct of these elections and rules made under the regulations, to vote and to stand as candidates was published on 28 February 2007. A copy is available for inspection in the University Offices (Secretariat) and appropriate sections of the roll will be available in Colleges. The election will be 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 Wednesday, 21 November 2007. 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 Thursday, 13 December 2007, 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. to 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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Cambridge University Reporter 14 November 2007
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