SUPRA 2018 General Election

Notice of Election 

SUPRA Councillors 2018-19

Notice is hereby given of the election of 27 ordinary Councillors to the Council of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association for the 2018-19 term. 

Nominations will open, Tuesday the 13th of March, 2018 at 4:00pm and close at 4:00pm Tuesday 27th of March 2018.

Ballot to be drawn at the Footbridge Theatre Foyer Wednesday 28th of March 2018 at 1:30pm.

Nomination forms may be obtained in person at the SUPRA Offices or on the SUPRA website (links at the top of this page).  An up to date copy of the electoral regulations may be found in the SUPRA offices and will be emailed to all nominees.

All candidate nominations should include a candidate statement.  All ticket nominations should include a ticket statement.

Nominations should be submitted via a completed nomination form, emailed to These must reach the Returning Officer before the designated close of nominations time.

An original signed copy of the nomination form submitted online should also be delivered to the SUPRA Office in person or posted to:

Returning Officer (SUPRA)
Level 2, Holme Building A09
Science Road,
Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney
NSW 2006

These original signed documents should also reach the Returning Officer before the close of nomination time.

Nominations after the designated closing time will not be accepted.

Any postgraduate student who is also a SUPRA member is eligible to nominate and vote in this election.  SUPRA membership is free and available to postgraduate students by subscribing in person at the SUPRA Offices, or online

Please consult the current SUPRA Electoral Regulations and Constitution for detailed information on the voting procedures and rules.


4:00pm Tuesday 13 March 2018


4:00pm Tuesday 27 March 2018


Wednesday 11 April 2018


Thursday 26 and Friday 27 April 2018 11:00 am -7:00 pm


7:00pm Friday 27 April 2018

The Returning Officer will declare the result on Tuesday 1st May 2018.


After the election of SUPRA council members, the new council elects from among itself six office bearers-

a President,
a Vice-President,
a Secretary,
a Treasurer,
an Education Officer
a Director of Student Publications.

See the SUPRA website for information sheet (link at the top of this page) with greater detail on the role, responsibility and renumeration of the these positions.

Paulene Graham
SUPRA Returning Officer, 2018