SOCIETY ELECTIONS 2018-04-13T14:34:43+00:00

About Elections

Societies give students an opportunity to build communities based on common interests and educational goals. Societies are governed by Executive members who are elected each year by their peers.

ELECTION RESULTS!
Please see below for the Engineering Society Vice President of Student Life results.

Vice President of Student Life FEAS
Natalie Shears : 25 votes
Vote of No Confidence: 5 votes

Vice President of Student Life FESNS
Mackenzie Brandon: 23 votes
Vote of No Confidence: 6 votes

Candidate Eligibility

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must be a current full-time student and can only run for positions within a Society that represents the DC school or UOIT faculty they are enrolled in.

TERM OF OFFICE
Candidates MUST be available to take office May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019. Further information on time commitments are listed in the nomination package.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS
Each society has a unique executive structure. Positions and job descriptions are listed in the corresponding nomination package.

Key Dates

NOMINATION PERIOD • FEB 26 – MAR 2
Students MUST submit a complete nomination package during this period to qualify for candidacy.

ALL-CANDIDATES MEETING • MAR 2
Candidates MUST attend the All-Candidates Meeting or send a designate.

CAMPAIGN PEIROD • MAR 5-9
Candidates can ONLY campaign during this period.

VOTING PERIOD • MAR 12-14
Voting will be held online. Students may only vote for positions within a Society that represents the DC school or UOIT faculty they are enrolled in.

ELECTION RESULTS • MAR 16
The official results will be announced to all candidates on March 16, by 5pm.

Nomination Package

Students MUST submit a complete nomination package during the nomination period (Feb 26-Mar 2) to qualify for candidacy. Download the package below and submit it in-person at the Club & Society Office or the Downtown Tuck Shop.

Business & Information Technology

Engineering

Graduate Student Council

Health Science

Science

Social Science & Humanities

Rewards and Benefits

GET INVOLVED

  • Meet like-minded students
  • Enrich student life
  • Get co-curricular recognition
  • Plan events and have fun

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Build valuable skills
  • Become a leader
  • Network with professionals
  • Gain volunteer experience

FAQ

Societies are student-run groups that represent a particular area of study. Durham College refers to those areas of study as “schools” and UOIT as “faculties”.

The campaign guidelines can be found in the nomination package.

Only eligible voters can report a campaign violation. Allegations must be made within one business day of the supposed infraction. If you believe a candidate has violated the campaign guidelines, you can report it online.

Candidates can appeal any decision made by the CRO to the UOIT SU General Manager. Appeals must be made within one business day of the CRO’s decision.

Have Questions?

Email your questions and concerns to the Clubs & Societies Coordinator.