SUPRA is governed by a Council of democratically elected members. This council is responsible for all aspects of the governance of SUPRA, and for representating postgraduate students at the University of Sydney. The council term is 1 July to 30 June every year. Being on council is a great way to get involved and make a difference to the life of postgraduate students at the University of Sydney.
Council meets at least once a month and considers all the matters of governance relevant to the organisation. Members who are not councillors are invited to observe and participate in council, though they will not have voting rights. Council is run according to formal meeting procedures as outlined in our Standing Orders. These are designed to facilitate discussion.
The council consists of 33 councillors. Of these, 27 are elected through the General Election (General Councillors) and 6 are autonomously elected through the Equity Elections (Equity Officers). Council reserves 12 positions for students identifying as women, 6 positions for international students, 6 positions for coursework students, 6 positions for research students, and 3 positions for students located at campuses other than Camperdown/Darlington.
Co-Presidents: Minran Liu & Xinheng Wu
Co-Vice Presidents: Yuhang Xia & Xiner Yuan
Co-Secretaries: Zhuoyuan Xie & Shiyu (Eolande) Bao
Education Officer: Di Wang
Treasurer: Xuning Feng
Director of Student Publications: Qinghan Zhang
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The current General Councillors are:
- Thrishank Chintamaneni
- Chang Wang
- Shuyun Zhu
- Jindou Zhong
- Qian Zhi Lai
- Olivia Evans
- Jiayun Li
- Yao (Katerina) Ma
- Lu Chen
- Keyuan Chen
- Ashley Ubrihien
- Maruge Zhao
- Siting Qiu
- Kai Yao
- Sihan Liu
- Aoife Hogan
The current Equity Officers (until 30th June 2020) are:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Officer — (currently vacant)
International Student Officer — Yuhang Xia
Queer Officer — Sid Littlewood
Disabilities Officer — Margueritte Biasatti
Women’s Officer — Zhuoyuan Xie
Satellite Campus Officer — Karishma Rajan Menon
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