Nominations are currently being accepted for a student seat on the Capilano University Senate.

The Student Senator seat is for a voting member, for a term concluding July 31, 2019.

Nomination forms - Student Senate Representative Nomination (pdf) - should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office (Birch Building, room BR230) by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019.

Note: please type information directly into the form to ensure legibility, then print it, sign it and have it co-signed by three members of your constituency as defined in the University Act.

Spring 2019 Senate By-Election timeline

DateActionDuration
Friday, January 11 Call for nominations Two weeks
Friday, January 25, 4 p.m. Nominations close  
Monday, January 28, 11:30 am Orientation (by request)  
Friday, February 1, 12:01 a.m.  Voting opens One week
Thursday, February 7: 11:59 p.m. Voting closes  
Monday, February 11 Results announced Posted within two working days

For definitions and election rules and procedures, please see the Capilano Senate Election Procedures (pdf).

As per the University Act, the Senate is composed of:
(a) the chancellor;
(b) the president, who is its chair;
(c) the academic vice president or equivalent;
(d) the deans of faculties;
(e) the chief librarian
(f) the registrar;
(g) two faculty members for each faculty, elected by faculty members or the faculty;
(h) four students elected by students;
(i) one alumni member who is not a faculty member, appointed by the president on nomination by the alumni association;
(j) two support staff elected by the support staff;
(k) one non-voting member of the senate, if appointed to the senate by the board to serve for one year.

For more information regarding Senate Elections, please contact the Assistant to the Registrar at 604-990-7846 or registrarassistant@capilanou.ca .