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New student representatives elected for university administration

06.11.2013

On 25 Oct, the Student Union's Central Election Committee confirmed consensus election situations in the elections of department and faculty councils. Voting is only organised for the faculty council of the Faculty of Theology, where the elections will take place on 4 and 5 November. New student representatives in university administration will begin their two-year term on 1 Jan 2014. The elections of the University Collegium will be held in February 2014.

Approximately a total of 300 new student representatives are elected for administration. Detailed results are available here.

Further information: Education Policy Specialist Janne Lardot, 050 543 8460, janne.lardot@hyy.fi

The Faculty Council is a multi-member administrative body of the faculty, chaired by the Dean. The Faculty Council is responsible for developing teaching and research of the faculty, being in charge of quality management of research and teaching, deciding on degree requirements, curriculum and student selection criteria, among other things, as well as addressing far-reaching plans and other important matters of principle at the faculty.

The Department Council is a multi-member administrative body of the department, chaired by the Head of the Department. The Department Council is responsible for developing teaching and research of the department, partly being in charge of quality management of research and teaching, drafting the department's action plan and the included personnel plan and the department's budget, as well as resolving far-reaching and important matters of principle concerning the department, which the Head of the Department has assigned to the Department Council.