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
|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.