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Invitation to Run for the Election of Student Member Representing Taught Postgraduates to the Senate 2020/2021

Dear Students,


Election of Student Member Representing Taught Postgraduates to the Senate 2020/2021

Welcome to Hong Kong Baptist University! As a postgraduate, you may be concerned about the academic development of the University and serving as a student member in the Senate is one of the formal ways to reflect your views!


The Senate is the highest authority on all academic related matters of the University. Its powers and duties include:

  • Promoting and providing guidance for the development of academic programmes and courses;
  • Promoting and regulating teaching, learning and research activities;
  • Making regulations on various academic affairs, including admission, promotion, registration, graduation and residence of students; and
  • Deciding on matters affecting the welfare and discipline of students.


There are 12 student members in the Senate. Student members have their voices heard in the Senate by attending meetings of the Senate and its standing committees. You are cordially invited to participate in this Election which will elect one taught postgraduate in the Senate for the academic year 2020/2021. 


The important dates of the Election are:

Nomination Period

15 September 2020 to 28 September 2020


Publicity Period

Begins from 30 September 2020


Election Period

20 October 2020 (10.00 a.m.) to 23 October 2020 (5.00 p.m.)


You may fill in the online nomination form and secure the support of 1 proposer and 2 seconders who are taught postgraduates. More details about the Election could be found here.


Please grasp the chance to run for the Election or nominate your peers!




Office of Student Affairs

Tel: 3411 7411