Notice of 2020 Students’ Representative Council Annual Election

Nominations for the Students’ Representative Council Annual Elections for the year 2020 close at 4:30pm on Wednesday the 26th of August 2020.  Online Polling will be held on the 29th, 30th of September and 1st October 2020. All undergraduate students who are duly enrolled for attendance at lectures are eligible to vote. Members of the student body who have paid their nomination fee to Council are eligible to nominate and be nominated, except National Union of Students national office bearers. Full-time office-bearers of the SRC may also nominate as NUS delegates.

Nominations are called for the following elections/positions and open on the 5th August 2020 at 4:30pm:

(a) The election of the Representatives to the 93rd SRC (35 positions)
(b) The election of the President of the 93rd SRC
(c) The election of the Editor(s) of Honi Soit for the 93rd SRC
(d) The election of National Union of Students delegates for the 93rd SRC (7 positions)

Nomination steps are as below. 

Nominations must be lodged online using the BigPulse online election system.

Nominations must be completed online no later than 4:30pm on Wednesday 26th August 2020. Nominations which have not been completed by close of nominations cannot be accepted regardless of when they were commenced.

Please Read the information below carefully

All candidates MUST:

  1. Be a member of the Students’ Representative Council, University of Sydney AND have paid the affiliation membership fee.
  2. Complete an online nomination using Big Pulse (for presidential candidates you must provide details of your ten nominators Sydney University email addresses so that they can electronically sign your nomination) AND

Follow these Steps:

  1. If you are not a paid member of the SRC, please complete the online SRC Affiliated Membership Form and follow the payment instructions. In person payment facilities are not currently available at the SRC Office.
  1. Have the following information ready as Big Pulse requires you to enter the following details.

Please Note: The online nomination forms require you to enter the following details, please ensure you have this information ready before you start (Please use your name as it is exists on University records. You will have the opportunity to use a preferred name closer to the elections):

  • Group name if you are a member of a team
  • Details of your campaign manager including name Sydney University email, mobile phone number
  • Your Personal details including your student ID number, University Email Address
  • Details of your nominators (for Presidential candidates) their name, University Email address, Student ID, Faculty / Course Year
  • Policy statement (optional)
  • Curriculum Vitae (optional)
  • Photograph (optional)

If you do not have this information all available, you will have the opportunity to submit this information at a later date but it is your responsibility to ensure that your nomination is completed prior to the close of nominations.

As you progress through the online nomination process, BigPulse will send various emails, including details of the information that you have submitted.

Online Nomination Forms: https://www.drvote.com/m61557/register

SRC President
SRC Representative
Honi Soit Team
National Union of Students

For more information and or if technical issues are encountered email: elections@src.usyd.edu.au


Additional information relevant to SRC Elections:

Information for Candidates 2020 (PDF)
SRC Constitution & Regulations (PDF)

Election Notices:
Notice of election 2020 – A3 poster
Notice of election 2020


Polling Dates:

On-line polling commences
Tuesday 29th Sept 2020, from 9:00am

On-line polling closes
Thursday 1st October 2020, at 6:00pm


Election Honi 2020

To be published after close of nominations.


Authorised by G.Field, Electoral Officer 2020
Students’ Representative Council, University of Sydney
Level 1, Wentworth Building, City Road, University of Sydney