Canvassing will commence after close of nominations, 5.00pm on 16th March 2023. All canvassing prior to this date is strictly prohibited. For the purposes of this section erection of posters or other electoral type material or public social media posts seeking nomination will be interpreted as canvassing.
All candidates and their representatives are expected to treat all other candidates as well as other members of the University community with dignity and respect and abide by basic rules of fair play.
All canvassing must be confined to campus grounds. All canvassing must be carried out in keeping with the laws and regulations of both the Institute and the state.
Candidates need to at all times be conscious of both their own health and safety and the health and safety of others. Throughout the campaign candidates must adhere to public health and the University guidelines & regulations.
The use of text messaging, email, media sharing sites and social networking sites is permissible but the rules of fair play must be adhered to or this right will be revoked. Candidates or their agents who do take up the option to canvass online must provide details of any relevant social media sites they are using for this purpose. This should be done by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org including links to the relevant sites.
All electioneering material must be removed at close of the polling station.
All Social Media campaigning accounts must be removed within one week after the election has taken place.