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Introduction to Election of Student Members to the Senate

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Senate Election

Election of Student Members to the Senate 2022/2023

(UG and RPg)     

Nomination Period:              7 – 20 March 2022

Publicity of Candidates:      25 March – 10 April 2022

Election Period:                     11 April (10:00 a.m.) – 14 April 2022 (5:00 p.m.)

 

Student Participation in the Senate

The Senate regulates the academic affairs of the University as well as the welfare and discipline of the students. Therefore, it is essential that students are represented so that their views and concerns are properly addressed in the Senate. The Senate has 12 student members, including:

  • The President of the Hong Kong Baptist University Student's Union (ex-officio);
  • The President of the Postgraduate Association of the University (ex-officio);
  • One undergraduate student elected from each Faculty and School;
  • One taught postgraduate student elected by all taught postgraduate students; and
  • One research postgraduate student elected by all research postgraduate students.

 

Who can run for the Election?

According to the "Regulations Governing the Conduct of Elections of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Member to Senate", a student can run for the Election (i.e. to become a Nominee) if he/she has been properly proposed and seconded for Election and is:

  • An undergraduate student of good academic standing (with a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0) and not under disciplinary probation or approved leave of absence (e.g. suspension of studies, exchange studies) at the time of nomination; or
  • postgraduate student of good academic standing (for students registered in taught postgraduate courses, a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5) and not under disciplinary probation or approved leave of absence (e.g. suspension of studies, exchange studies) at the time of nomination.

"Undergraduate student" shall mean a person registered in a full-time or part-time programme based in Hong Kong, successful completion of which will lead to the award of a Bachelor's degree by the University.

"Postgraduate student" shall mean a person who is registered in the University for: (1) a full-time or part-time taught postgraduate programme based in Hong Kong; (2) a full-time or part-time research postgraduate programme based in Hong Kong.

Please note the programmes below belong to the School of Continuing Education:

Programme Code Programme Name Study Level
(UG / TPG / RPG)
BCW Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Writing for Film, Television and New Media UG
BCI Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies and Creative Industries UG
BLC Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal and Cultural Studies UG
BMS Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies UG
BAY Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accountancy UG
BHR Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Human Resources Management UG
BMK Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Marketing UG
BER Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Environment and Resources Management UG
BIM Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Integrated Communication Management UG
BMC Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Media and Social Communication UG
BPS Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology UG
BSP Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Social Policy UG
BSR Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sport and Recreation Leadership UG
BHE Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education UG
BHP Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (Part-time) UG
BNR Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) UG
GEC Postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education TPG
GEP Postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Part-time) TPG


How can I be nominated?

Nominations for Election shall only be made on forms provided by the Office of Student Affairs for the purpose.

Type of Student Requirements to be nominated
For Undergraduate  Each nomination shall be signed by one proposer and ten seconders, who are undergraduate students from the respective Faculty or School.
For Postgraduate  Each nomination shall be signed by one proposer and two seconders who are postgraduate students.

 

Enquiry

Should you have further enquiries, please feel free to contact us via:

Email: sacla@hkbu.edu.hk
Telephone: 3411 2312
Fax: 3411 5983