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Are you ready to Represent?

Want to be the voice for students at the University of Newcastle? UNSA's Student Representative Council (SRC) is the university's peak representative body for students. Until Thursday 10 August 5pm, you can nominate for a wide range of leadership roles where you'll have the opportunity to make real change and enhance the experience for all students at the University of Newcastle. Plus, you'll gain valuable (and highly employable) skills in leadership, governance, project management, advocacy, communication, collaboration, strategic planning, event coordination, and working for a non-profit organisation. (You'll also have a lot of fun!)

Nominations are now open for the following roles in 2024:

  • President

  • Vice-President Education

  • Vice-President Experience & Engagement

  • Vice-President Welfare & Wellbeing

  • International Students Senate Convenor

  • Postgraduate Students Senate Convenor

  • Central Coast Campuses Convenor

  • Newcastle Campuses Convenor

  • Sydney Campus Convenor

  • Cloud Campus Convenor

To view position descriptions, head over to the SRC Positions page.

Deputy Returning Officer: Dr Truman Smith

Strategic Relationships Manager

Returning Officer: Professor Laura-Anne Bull

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) and Academic Registrar

Key Election Dates


Candidate Information Sessions

In order for your nomination to be valid, you must attend one Candidate Information Session before the close of nominations. There are five available time slots that are held via Zoom. During the session you attend, you will meet the Deputy Returning Officer for the election, learn more about the SRC and student representation, be briefed on the rules and processes for the election/ campaigning and have the chance to ask any questions you may have.

Info Session #1

🗓 Friday 28 July, 11am

Info Session #2

🗓 Wednesday 2 August, 11am

Info Session #3

🗓 Thursday 3 August, 2pm

Info Session #4

🗓 Monday 7 August, 11am

Info Session #5

🗓 Thursday 10 August, 2pm


Nominate Here

Use the link below to submit your nomination.

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