SUPRA Council

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.

SUPRA Executive

Co-Presidents: Minran Liu & Xinheng Wu
Co-Vice Presidents: Yuhang Xia & Xiner Yuan
Co-Secretaries: Zhuoyuan Xie & Shiyu (Eolande) Bao
Co-Education Officers: Di Wang & Ziyao (Zoey) Ding
Co-Treasurers: Xuning Feng & Yige Peng
Co-Directors of Student Publications: Qinghan Zhang & Moxuan Chang

Find out more about executive roles and duty statements.

General Councillors

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

Equity officers

The current equity officers (until 30th June 2021) are:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Officer — (currently vacant)
International Student Officer — Zheng (Michael) Li & Shuyun Zhu
Queer Officer — (currently vacant)
Disabilities Officer — Gemma Smart
Women’s Officer — Junying Chen
Satellite Campus Officer — Sihan Liu

Find out more about the equity networks. Please email the President to enquire about a vacant equity position:

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