RUSU Annual Elections 2021

Rules & Notices

Final Notice of Results

Download PDF: 2021 RUSU Notice of Results

RUSU 2021 Election Booklet 

Booklet contains information about the election, instructions on how to vote in the election,  policies and candidate statements.
Download PDF: RUSU 2021 Election Booklet


Download PDF: Ruling on the use of Student Voice electoral team name

RUSU Notice of Nominations Received

Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Nominations Received and Positions Elected Unopposed

RUSU Notice of Team Registrations

Download PDF: RUSU Notice of Team Registrations

2021 RUSU Election Regulations

Download PDF: RUSU Election Regulations

2021 Election Notices

Download PDF: Ruling on SGM Campaigning

Download PDF: Notice of Transitional Clause: Disabilities & Carer's Officer

RMIT Student Union - 2021 Annual Elections


Nominations for the following positions for the RMIT Student Union elections for 2021 will open on 9:00AM Wednesday 1 September 2021 and close at 1:00PM on Wednesday 8 September 2021.


RMIT Student Union Council


Other Positions


How to Nominate

Nominations must be made on the official Nomination Forms available from Wednesday 1 September 2021 on the RUSU website. Nominations must be lodged no later than 1PM on Wednesday 8 September 2021.

Nominations can either submitted in scanned electronic format to or by filling out the Google form below before 1PM on Wednesday 8 September 2021.

Link to the RUSU Elections Nominations Form 2021

Download the RUSU Elections Nominations Form 2021

Download the Electoral Team Application Form 2021

Under no circumstances will physical copies of nomination forms be accepted.

*Note: A separate nomination form must be completed for each position.


Candidates Student Cards

Candidates must submit a scan of their current student card with their nomination.


Candidates Photographs and Statements

Candidates may submit a policy statement and a photograph of themselves for publication.

Policy statements and photographs are to be submitted via Microsoft Word document only and forwarded to and must be lodged no later than the close of the nomination period.

For Student Union Council positions, policy statements must not exceed 400 words for officer positions, 200 words for General Representative and NUS positions and 250 words for team statements.


Election Regulations and Constitution

The rules governing the elections are set out in the RMIT University Student Union Constitution and RMIT University Student Union Regulations. These documents are available on the RUSU website.


Application to Register Name of Electoral Teams

Applications for the registration of an electoral team must be submitted by email by 1PM on Monday 6 September 2021.

Team names and requirements shall be in accordance with RMIT Student Union Electoral Regulations.

A proforma for the registration of a team name will be available from Wednesday 1 September 2021 available for download from the RUSU website:



Polling will be conducted from 9:00 AM Monday, 20 September 2021 to 2:00 PM Friday, 24 September 2021.


Returning Officer

Jarrod Allen
Returning Officer, 11 August 2021