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Elections to the General Assembly of the University

24 Feb 2015

The General Assembly is a 200-strong governance body that represents staff, students and other principal stakeholders in the University

It scrutinises the work of the Board of Governors and supports the oversight of the University's financial affairs.

A number of appointments to the elected category of the General Assembly membership held by staff (full-time or part-time) with paid, superannuable appointments at the University will terminate on 31 August 2015.

Colleagues are advised that nominations are now being sought for election to the following numbers of vacancies within the electoral groups indicated:

  • Academic and research staff: 2
  • Academic-related (excluding research) staff: 3
  • Other staff: 6

Information for electors and nomination forms

Full information on the electoral process is available at:

To nominate for election to membership of the General Assembly, complete the following form:

Nomination forms are to be returned to Martin Conway, Deputy Secretary, Room 1.031 John Owens Building, to arrive by 12 noon on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 or emailed to:

If ballots are required, voting instructions will be issued to individual electors within each electoral group concerned.