Academic Senate

Academic Senate

Election for Student Members to the Academic Senate

On Wednesday 21 March 2018, a Notice of Election and nominations were called for student members to Academic Senate pursuant to the Macquarie University By-Law 2005, Schedule 1 and Rule 7(4)(a-d) of the Academic Senate Rules.

By the close of nominations at 3:00 pm on Friday 6 April 2018, the Returning Officer had received nominations for the following positions on Academic Senate:

One Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Arts

  1. Emily Ward
  2. Grace Kessling

One Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Business and Economics

  1. Jenni Zoue
  2. Mathew Duardo
  3. Jose Francisco
  4. Ariel Serravalle

One Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Human Sciences

  • Alexei Feofiloff

One Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Science and Engineering

  1. Alexander Hablutzel
  2. Danielle Tonkin

One Student Member from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  1. Lillian Andolfatto
  2. Kundyz Khaulanbyek
  3. Ali Ashger Ali

Two Postgraduate Coursework Program Student Members

  1. Aleksandra Nikolic
  2. Heather Lockwood
  3. Manali Tayshete
  4. Smarika Mahat

One Postgraduate Higher Degree Research Program Student Member

  1. Sayantani Chatterjee
  2. Ali Ashger Ali

Declaration of results – Ballot not required

As the number of nominees do not exceed the number of positions vacant for the Faculty of Human Sciences, the nominee listed above is duly elected as the Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Human Sciences to Academic Senate.

Declaration of results – Ballot to be conducted

As the number of nominations received are greater than the number of positions vacant for all other positions on Academic Senate, an online election will be conducted in accordance with Schedule 1 of the Macquarie University By-Law 2005. The ballot draw was conducted by the Returning Officer on 13 April 2018, and the candidate names are displayed above in the order they were drawn.

Voting Arrangements
1.    Voting for student members on Academic Senate will be conducted by an anonymous online ballot that is accessed using a unique and secure link emailed to all eligible students.
2.    Candidates on the ballot form are presented in the order in which names were drawn by lot by the Returning Officer.
3.    Voters are to mark their vote on the voting form by inserting the figure “1” opposite the name of the candidate to whom the voter wishes to give his or her first preference.
4.    If the voter wishes to show his or her order of preference for any or all of the remaining candidates, the voter may do so by inserting the figures “2”, “3”, “4” opposite the name of the remaining candidates so as to indicate by numerical sequence the order of his or her preference for the candidates.

All students eligible to vote in the election will be sent a secure link to vote when the ballot opens at 3:00 pm on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

All votes must be received by the Returning Officer by 3:00 pm on Wednesday 16 May 2018.

If you have any questions about the voting process, please contact the Head of Governance Services, Zoe Williams, by emailing election@mq.edu.au.

Gail White
Executive Director, Student Engagement and Registrar

Returning Officer

Results of election to fill casual vacancy for Student member on Academic Senate

For the term of office 13 November 2017 - 31 May 2018

(Part 3 Clause 7(1)(l) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Postgraduate Coursework Student member

  • Heather Lockwood

Results of election for Chair and Deputy Chair of Academic Senate

For the term of office 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2019

(Part 3 Clause 8(14) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Chair of Academic Senate

  • Professor Mariella Herberstein

Deputy Chair of Academic Senate

  • Professor Jacqueline Phillips

Results of election to fill casual vacancies for Student members on Academic Senate

For the term of office 22 May 2017 - 31 May 2018

(Part 3 Clause 7(1)(n) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Undergraduate Student member from the Faculty of Business and Economics

  • Andy Dong

Postgraduate Higher Degree Research Student member

  • Audrey Markowskei

Results of election for Academic staff members on Academic Senate

For the term of office 1 January 2017 - 31 December 2018

(Part 3 Clause 7(j) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Faculty of Arts

  • Dr Frank Carrigan
  • Professor Kathryn Millard
  • Dr Paul Formosa
  • Professor Antonina Harbus

Faculty of Business and Economics

  • Professor Lucy Taksa
  • Dr Timothy Kyng
  • Professor Lisa Magnani

Faculty of Human Sciences

  • Professor Amanda Barnier
  • Dr Peter Roger
  • Associate Professor Barbara Griffin
  • Dr Kerry-Ann O'Sullivan

Faculty of Science and Engineering

  • Professor Judith Dawes
  • Associate Professor Ayse Bilgin
  • Professor Jim Denier
  • Professor Neil Saintilan

(Part 3 Clause 7(k) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Professor Catherine Dean
  • Professor Enrico Coiera

(Part 3 Clause 7(m) of the Academic Senate Rules)

Non-Faculty electorate

  • Dr Florence Chiew

Result of election for student members on the Academic Senate

For the term of office 1 June 2016 - 31 May 2018

(Part 3 Clause 7(1)(o) of the Macquarie University Academic Senate Rules)

Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Arts

  • Paris Manson

Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Business and Economics

  • Samuel Palmer

Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Human Sciences

  • Cissy Shen

Undergraduate Student Member from the Faculty of Science and Engineering

  • Simon Populin

Postgraduate Coursework Student Members

  • Brayden Jones
  • Soujanya Datta

Postgraduate Higher Research Degree Student Member

  • Budhaditya Majumdar
Back to the top of this page