Nominations

Nominations for election to the GSA Board and Representative Council close at close of business 7 days before the date of the election.

Nominations (if any) for casual vacancies in the GSA Board or Representative Council close at close of business one day before the date of the election.

All nominations must be submitted in writing to the Returning Officer.

Elections

All GSA Board members and Representative Councillors are elected by the graduate students at a general election.

A general election will be held each year in first semester, within the first eight weeks of first semester and must be completed at least two weeks prior to the annual general meeting.

All elections must be:

  • held by secret ballot;
  • held pursuant to the Electoral Regulations; and
  • regulated by the Electoral Tribunal.

There must be a separate ballot for GSA Board members and Representative Councillors.

Please see the Election Schedule Section for more information