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 2021, 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.

2021 Important Dates

2021 Times/Dates Subject
5:00pm Friday 30 July 2021 Close of rolls and Close of eligibility to register as a Postal Voter
10:00am Monday 2 August 2021 Nominations Open: Guild & NUS
12:00pm Friday 13 August 2021 Close of Nominations
12:00pm Friday 13 August 2021 Close of Deposits (Guild Finance)
12:00pm Tuesday 17 August 2021 Close of Withdrawals
1:00pm Tuesday 17 August 2021 Ballot Paper Draw ~ Live Streamed by Pelican in the Tavern
1:00pm Tuesday 24 August 2021 2021 Guild Elections Information Session ~ Sue Boyd Room (above the Refectory)
4:00pm Friday 17 September 2021 Deadline for receipt of Applications for Postal Vote
10:00am – 5:00pm Monday 20 September 2021 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Monday 20 September 2021 Nedlands Campus — Nedlands Café (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday 21 September 2021 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Tuesday 21 September 2021 POLLING ~ UWA Business School (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday 22 September 2021 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Wednesday 22 September 2021 POLLING ~ Q.E. II Medical Centre – FJ Clarke Lecture Theatre (Foyer)
10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday 23 September 2021 POLLING ~ UWA Campus – Oak Lawn (Near Guild Village) + Reid Library (Lawn area near Reid Library stairs)
11:00am – 3:00pm Thursday 23 September 2021 POLLING ~ Oral Health Centre of WA (Medical-Dental Library) – OHCWA
5:00pm Thursday 23 September 2021 Deadline for receipt of Postal Votes

More Information

Results for 2018        Results for 2019       Results for 2020

Regulations

UWA Student Guild Election Regulations
Made Under Statute 20 – Updated 5 July 2019

Method of Election of a Student Member of the Senate
UWA Student Guild Election Regulations (Senate) June 2018

NUS Rules for Election of Delegates
UWA Student Guild Election Regulations (NUS) June 2018

Please contact [email protected] with any queries