Elections, Referenda and SGM

Elections, Referenda and SGM

2023 OUSA Executive Elections

Click here to see your 2023 OUSA Executive!  

Semester 2 Referendum

If you have any concerns or comments about the questions, please get in contact with OUSA by emailing the Administrative Vice-President at adminvp@ousa.org.nz

Voting opens 10th of October at 9am and closes 12th of October at 4pm

  • Everyone who votes will be in the draw to win coffee vouchers and New World vouchers!
Final wording of questions for notice:
  1. Should the proposed Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) budget for 2023 be recommended in its entirety to the student body?
  2. Should the Association Secretary, Donna Jones, be re-appointed for a fixed term of four (4) years?
  3. Should OUSA express an opinion of no confidence in Chris Hipkins as Minister for Education, due to the Government's failure to fulfil its 2017 promise to restore postgraduate access to Student Allowances?
  4. Should OUSA support efforts to break-up New Zealand's supermarket duopoly?
  5. Subject to time off for study commitments or health reasons, should all OUSA Executive members be regularly available to students at the OUSA office? 
  6. Should PricewaterhouseCoopes be appointed as the 2023 auditors for OUSA? 

2022 Semester 1 Referenda:

Download the results here

2022 Election

The 2022 Election Results are here.

Returning officers report is here. 

2021 Semester 2 Referenda:

Download the results here

2021 Election

The 2021 Election Results are here.

Returning officers report is here.           

2020 Semester 2 Referenda 

Download the results here. 

2020 Semester 1 Referenda 

Download the Referendum Results May 2020

2019 Semester 2 Referenda

Download the Referendum Results October 2019 

2019 Semester 1 Referenda

Download the Referendum Results May 2019

2018 Semester 2 Referenda

Download the Referendum Results 2018 

2018 Semester 1 Referenda

Download the May 2018 Referenda results