How to run for the position of Student Representative (StV)
As a mandatary of the Student Representation in your program, your role is the support of students in your program as well as development of the curriculum.
The different programs at BOKU are assigned to a specific Student Representation. You can find the allocation here in the charter of the ÖH BOKU.
The vote for Student Representative is a personal vote, meaning you vote directly for the person you would like to have as a representative, not for the contingent (party). This means you don’t need any proof of support.
The amount of people in the Student Representation depends on the amount of students in the assigned programs. Currently they are made up of 3 (WOW) and 5 (all others).
To become a candidate you have to fill out this form, and bring it to the Studienabteilung along with your Studienblatt (which you can download from BOKUOnline). Until the 2. May 2019, these must be handed in to the Chair of the Electoral Commission.
After your candidacy submission, you have the opportunity to present yourself in the Election Edition of the ÖH Magazine. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
How to run as a Student Union Representative (UV)
The vote for student union representatives is a contingent vote, you can chose between the parties running, not the individual people. Candidatures for the Student Union Representatives require a certain amount (at BOKU this is 50) of support declarations. These have to be collected in this form, and presented to the Chair of the Electoral Comission by 23. April 2019 along with a nomination for the Student Union Representatives.
All Contingents also have the chance to present themselves on an A4 page in the ÖH Magazine. Please contact email@example.com!
How to run as a Federal Representative (BV)
The vote for the Federal Representatives is a contingent vote, you can chose between the parties running, not the individual people. Candidatures for the Federal Representation require a certain number of support declarations (200 declarations from at least 7 different tertiary institutions, where 10 declarations must be collected from each institution). These must be collected in this form and handed in to the Chair of the Electoral Commission of the Federal Representation by 23. April 2019, along with a nomination for the Federal Representative vote.
Who is the Chair of the Electoral Commission? And where can I find him?
The Head of the Electoral Commission is Dr. Bernhard Wallisch and you can find him in the Gregor-Mendel Haus.
Who can help me with questions regarding my candidacy?
If you have any questions regarding your candidacy, feel free to contact the Chairing team of the ÖH BOKU anytime. You can reach us by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need really exact information the statutory basis is explained in the HochschuelerInnenschaftsgesetz and the HochschuelerInnenschaftsverordnung.
You can find the exact deadlines 2019 here.
Elections Edition ÖH Magazine
Just like every year there will an election edition of the ÖH BOKU Magazine where the candidates for Student Representatives (StV) and the parties candidating for Student Union Representatives (UV) can present themselves.
The StV candidates can hand in their Photo and an introductory text to us by 20th of April. Photos can also be made by our Public Relations Department.
Extensive details regarding word count and structure you can get from our Public relations Department.
The Contingents for the UV vote also have the chance to present themselves on an A4 Page. Details you can get from our Public Relations Department.