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 2022, 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.

2022 Important Dates

2022 Times/Dates Subject
10:00am Thursday 2 June 2022 Group Registrations Open: Guild & NUS
4:00pm Thursday 30 June 2022 Group Registrations Close: Guild & NUS
4:00pm Friday 29 July 2022 Close of eligibility to register as a Postal Voter
12:00am Saturday 30 July 2022 Close of Electoral rolls
9:00am Monday 1 August 2022 Individual Nominations Open: Guild & NUS
5:00pm Friday 5 August 2022 Individual Nominations Close: Guild & NUS
5:00pm Friday 5 August 2022 Close of Deposits (Returning Officer)
5:00pm Friday 5 August 2022 Close of Withdrawals
1:00pm Tuesday 9 August 2022 Ballot Paper Draw ~ Live Streamed by Pelican
1:30pm Tuesday 16 August 2022 2022 Guild Elections Information Session ~ Sue Boyd Room (above the Refectory)
1:00pm Tuesday 13th September 2022 2022 Presidential Debate - Alexander Lecture Theatre - ARTS: [ G57]
4:00pm Friday 16 September 2022 Deadline for receipt of Postal Vote Applications
10:00am – 5:00pm Monday 19 September 2022 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Monday 19 September 2022 Nedlands Campus — Nedlands Café (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday 20 September 2022 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Tuesday 20 September 2022 POLLING ~ UWA Business School (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday 21 September 2022 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Wednesday 21 September 2022 POLLING ~ Q.E. II Medical Centre – FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday 22 September 2022 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Thursday 22 September 2022 POLLING ~ Oral Health Centre of WA (Medical-Dental Library) – OHCWA
5:00pm Thursday 22 September 2022 Deadline for receipt of 2022 Postal Votes

More Information

Regulations

UWA Student Guild Election Regulations
Made Under Statute 20 – Updated 23 May 2022  

Regulations Sections
UWA Student Guild Election Regulations ~ Updated May 2022


Questions?

Please contact [email protected] with any Election queries.


Past Election Results 

Results for 2021  |  Results for 2020  |  Results for 2019  |  Results for 2018