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Elections to the General Assembly of the University

01 Mar 2018

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

The main purpose of the General Assembly is to act as a two-way channel of communication through which the University presents its achievements to its broader constituencies, and receives feedback and advice on matters relating to University business.

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 2018.

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: 3

Academic-related (excluding research) staff: 3

Other staff: 4

Only staff members elected to the General Assembly in this category are eligible to seek election to the University’s governing body, the Board of Governors.

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 Mark Rollinson, Deputy Secretary, Room 1.030 John Owens Building, to arrive by 12 noon on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 or emailed to:

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