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The nomination period for our Faculty Council and vacant Representative Council roles has been extended until midday Saturday 31 July 2021. The election will now take place from 11 August 2021.
The election period is an exciting time to either elect (as a member) or nominate to be an elected representative of GSA Board Member, Representative Council Member or Faculty Council. This year 38 graduates will be provided an opportunity to lead and support GSA an independent association that provides all 29,000+ enrolled graduate students at the University of Melbourne with representation, events, training and support.
GSA General Elections 2021 were held on 29 April 2021, and election results are now available.
Schedule and forms
Nominations & Election Notice
Notice of upcoming elections.
A timeline of upcoming dates during the election period.
Online Nomination Form
Make your nomination online.
Info Sessions for Candidates (Nominees)
GSA Board Results
GSA Representative Council
GSA Representative Council Results
GSA Faculty Council
GSA Faculty Council Members – 20 positions available (two per faculty)
Nominations for the Faculty Council remain open on an ongoing basis.
Learn what it means to be a member of the Faculty Council.
This section provides information to all University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (UMGSA) Members who wish to participate in the GSA General Election for 2021. We encourage all graduates to read the information provided and follow the rules as set out in the GSA Constitution and the Electoral Regulations.
Information Session Recording
Watch an informative recording about the General Election Process, Vacancies and how you can get involved.
GSA operates under a set of rules, or Constitution.
GSA Electoral Regulations
All elections must be held pursuant to the Electoral Regulations.