Student Board Elections

About the Board and Election
The USU Student Board of Directors is composed of 14 Directors, including 11 Directors elected at the Annual Elections each year, two Senate-appointed Directors and the Immediate Past President.

Our Student Board is responsible for the operational and strategic business of the USU. In May each year, the USU holds its Annual Elections to elect new Directors.

Between Monday 17 and Friday 21 May 2021, the USU will hold its Annual Elections to elect six new Directors. Pursuant to article 10.2(c) of the Constitution, amongst those elected this year, at least three must be wom*n identifying.

Key Item  Dates
Nominations Open 


10am, Monday 29th March 

USU Elections Information Session  -
Register here
Location: Online or Meeting Room 1, Manning House
1pm, Thursday 1st April

USU Wom*ns Mentoring Session 
1.30pm, Thursday 1st April
Nominations Close 
2pm, Thursday 15th April
Compulsory Candidate Briefing 
5pm, Thursday 15th April
Electoral Roll Closes 
4pm, Friday 14th May
Voting Opens 
9am, Monday 17th May 
Voting Closes  5pm, Friday 21st May