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Student Council Elections 2021-2022

Student Council 2021

Nominations for the Middlesex University Dubai Student Council 2021-2022 are open NOW!

What is the Student Council?

The Student Council is a student-elected committee, with one representative from each School, that represents the Middlesex University Dubai student community in areas impacted your education and the overall student experience.

It aims to establish a recognised means of communication between the student body and members of staff and faculty, as well as external organisations. Above all, it allows students to share their ideas, interests, and concerns with lecturers and other members of staff in order to improve the student experience.

When do registrations close?

Nominations for all positions on the Student Council close on Sunday 31 October 2021 at 8AM (UAE).

How do I register for the elections?

To be eligible to register for the elections, you must have already completed at least one academic year at Middlesex University Dubai.

You can register to be a part of the Student Council 2021-2022 by filling out the registration form on this page. When filling out the form, you need to include:

  • A cover letter explaining why you should be considered for a Student Council position

  • A letter of recommendation from a Dubai campus staff member

  • A 150-word summary of why students should vote for you and what you hope to achieve

  • A profile picture (vertical, ratio 3:4)

You will then receive a confirmation mail from the Student Activities Team including further information about the campaign rules and process.

What happen after nominations close?

Nominations will be verified by the Student Activities department, and confirmed nominees will be notified by email. Student Activities and Marketing will also review all campaign material before they are posted online.

General Rules of Election

  • Only one member per subject area is allowed, except for the Business School – due to its large population, two members are allowed.

  • Once these members are elected, we will also appoint:

  • The Secretary

  • Communication Officer

  • The Treasurer

  • Community Outreach Representatives (Sports and Social)

  • Schools and Academic Programme Representatives

  • There is also only one vote per each student. You cannot vote for more than one candidate.

Campaign Rules and Regulations

  • Campaigns will be run through these social media pages: Student Council and @WeAreMDX Instagram pages.

  • The Open Mic speech will be announced prior to the voting process.

  • All campaign materials—including digital posters, video snippets and other collaterals – are subject to the review and approval of Student Activities and Marketing before they are posted online.

  • In case there is use of any inappropriate or offensive language, nominees will be asked to delete their posts.

Key Dates (2021):

Registration for the elections: 14th October - 31th October

Selection of successful nominees: 1st November and 2nd November 

Student nominations and campaigning: 3rd November - 7th November

Open Mic speeches: 8th November

Online voting (Note: One student, one vote): 8th  November - 10th November

New Student Council announced: 14th November

If you have any questions related to the Student Council nomination and campaign process, please contact the Student Activities team at studentactivities@mdx.ac.ae.

REGISTER NOW

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