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Student Representative Information

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Elections for both Faculty and Council student representative positions will occur on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November 2016. Nominations must be received by Noon, Monday 21 November 2016 (see details below).

The votes will be cast electronically and the voting system will be open from 01:00 Thursday 24th November until 23:59 Friday 25th November.

Faculty of Biology Positions:

Category I - Graduate students in the Faculty of Biology. Duties involve attending 4 meetings of the Faculty Board of Biology, attending the Graduate Student and Postdoc Forum (GRASP) and representing student views and interests on these committees.

All those eligible to stand and to vote are listed in the Category I Electoral Roll (available here).

Category II - MVST students (including first and second year CGC students). Duties involve attending 4 meetings of the Faculty Board of Biology, 4 meetings of the MVST Part I Committee, 3 meetings of the Medical Education Committee and representing student views and interests on these committees.

All those eligible to stand and to vote are listed in the Category II Electoral Roll (available here).

Category III - Other undergraduates assigned to the Faculty of Biology. Duties involve attending 4 meetings of the Faculty Board of Biology, 6 meetings of the Biological Sciences Committee, 6 meetings of the NST Committee of Management and representing student views and interests on these committees.

All those eligible to stand and to vote are listed in the Category III Electoral Roll (available here).

All students wishing to stand for election as a Faculty Rep need to complete the nomination form, and return it to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

Alternatively you may scan a completed form and email it to facbiol@admin.cam.ac.uk

By either method, the form must reach us before 13:00 on Monday 21 November 2016.

Please click here for more information about being a Faculty Rep, provided by CUSU.


The elections for Student Reps within the Council of the School of the Biological Sciences run parallel to Faculty Rep elections - and you CAN stand in both elections!

Council of the School of the Biological Sciences (CSBS) positions:

Graduate students in the School of the Biological Sciences

Undergraduate students in the School of the Biological Sciences

Both CSBS Reps will be invited to attend the twice-termly meetings of the Council of the School of the Biological Sciences to communicate the student perspective.

All students wishing to stand for election as a Faculty Rep need to complete the nomination form, and return it to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

Alternatively you may scan a completed form and email it to melissa.rielly@admin.cam.ac.uk

By either method, the form must reach us before 13:00 on Monday 21 November 2016.