Tuesday, November 4, 2014


The SATUK General Elections was held on Thursday 9th October, 2014. However, a petition was lodged against the winner for the post of Constitutional Affairs Secretary. The Elections Petitions Panel ruled that a by-election be conducted for the post. Therefore all eligible candidates must take note of the following:

    NOTE: The deadline must be observed and no action after the deadline will be considered.
  1. Kindly obtain nomination papers by filling online forms, printing and submitting to various offices as indicated on the forms (forms II- VII). The online forms should be accessed through the student portal (
  2. Returning of duly completed (form I) nomination papers to Director, Student Support Services office on or before Friday 31st October, 2014 at 10.00 a.m. and forms (II- VII) to be returned by respective schools.
  3. Vetting of candidates by electoral committee on Monday 3rd November, 2014 and their names pinned on the notice boards on Tuesday 4th November, 2014.
  • Campaigns commence from 5th to 12th November, 2014 during the day (Main Campus - Red Square) not at the Administration Block or out of Campus premises.
  • The By-Election shall be for purpose of electing the:

    Constitutional Affairs Secretary
    • Election Venue - [As per school] and Mode of voting – Secret ballot.
    • Date and Time of voting – 13th November, 2014 from 6.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    • Candidates agents – One (1) agent per candidate per polling station and whose name must be submitted in Form II to the Director, Student Support Services office by 10th November, 2014 for accreditation.
    • Voters – All bona fide members i.e. students who are fully paid up members of the union and hold an original university Identity Card.
    • Ballot papers will be issued to the voters on the Election Day.
    • Counting of votes will commence immediately the voting is completed at 5.00 p.m.
    • Witnessing of vote counting will be by one agent per candidate per polling station.
    • Declaration of results will be done immediately the vote counting is completed at the polling station.
    • Final election results will be done by the Returning Officer after tallying, at the Red Square.
      Friday 14th November, 2014- Swearing in ceremony of the newly elected official will be presided over by the Vice Chancellor- Lecture Theatre at 10.00 a.m.