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The Central Electoral Committee informs students and employees of the university about the university elections through a number of official announcements.

Publication Electoral register | Announcement no. 1

Announcement no. 1

Pursuant to the Higher Education and Scientific Research Act (WHW) and the RUG electoral regulations, students at the RUG have the right to vote and stand for election. This means that, as a student, you can vote (active voting right) or stand for election (passive voting right) for the university's representative bodies, the University Council and Faculty Council.

The Central Voting Office hereby announces the following:

  1. The electoral registers for the election of student sections of the University Council and the Faculty Councils of the University of Groningen will be established on 7 February 2022.
  2. On 14 February 2022, all students who are enrolled at the University will receive an email containing a link with which they can view their data in the electoral registers
  3. All students can view their data in the electoral registers between 14 February 2022 and 18 February 2022
  4. all voters can submit an email via csb@rug.nl for corrections to be made to the electoral register between 15 February 2022 and 21 February 2022, if they believe that they are not or not correctly recorded
  5. the voter in question has the right to object to any official correction made to the electoral registers by the Central Electoral Committee from 22 February 2022 up to and including 26 February 2022; any such objections must be submitted via csb@rug.nl
  6. the Central Electoral Committee will make its decisions in response to any requests as referred to under 4. and objections as referred to under 5. on 1 March 2022
  7. all voters have the right to lodge an appeal against any decision as referred to under 6. with the Board of the University from 2 March 2022 up to and including 8 March 2022.

Groningen, 1 Februari 2022
The Central Voting Committee

Candidacy | Announcement no. 2

Announcement no. 2

The Central Electoral Committee hereby announces the following:

  1. Candidates for the elections of the student members for the University Council and the Faculty Councils can be nominated digitally between Tuesday 8 March 2022 until Tuesday 15 March 2022;
  2. On 17 March 2022 the Central Electoral Committee will determine the validity of the submitted candidate lists as well as the validity of the statements establishing electoral pacts between multiple parties within a section;
  3. For the decisions referred to under 2., from 21 March 2022 to 25 March 2022, a request for perusal can be made at csb@rug.nl;
  4. 4. All voters have the right to submit an objection to the decisions made by the Central Electoral Committee as referred to under 2. to the Board of the University via csb@rug.nl, between 29 March 2022 until 4 April 2022;
  5. The established candidate lists will be published on 5 April 2022 on the UG website via Announcement 3.

Groningen, 21 February 2022

The Central Electoral Committee,

Candidacy list | Announcement no. 3

Announcement no. 3

The Central Electoral Committee of the University of Groningen announces:

that for the University Council and Faculty Councils a collective list of candidates for the University elections from 16 May till 20 May 2022 has been drafted on which the candidates of the electoral group are listed in the order in which they appear on the list of candidates. You can access the lists via the blue buttons below.

Groningen, 5 april 2022

The Central Electoral Committee

Electoral periods | Announcement no.4

Announcement no. 4

The Central Electoral Committee hereby announces:

  1. that from Monday 16 May 2022, 7 a.m. to Friday 20 May 2022, 5 p.m. votes may be cast using the election module made available for this purpose on the Internet;
  2. that the meeting of the Central Electoral Committee, during which the results of the elections for the student members of the Faculty Councils and the University Council will be determined, will take place on Monday 23 May 2022 ;
  3. that any voter, who has erroneously not received a digital voting card, can submit a personal request to the Central Electoral Committee (csb@rug.nl).

Groningen, 5 april 2022

The Central Electoral Committee,

Elected candidates | Announcement no. 5

Announcement no. 5

The Central Electoral Committee of the University of Groningen

ANNOUNCES:

1.       that in the overview below, you can find the names of the student sections who have been elected for the University Council and the Faculty Councils.

2.       that any member of the University community who is eligible to vote has the right to lodge an objection to the election results with the Board of the University, PO Box 72, 9700 AB Groningen until 3 June 2022;

3.       that a record of the election results is available on www.rug.nl/vote .

Groningen, 23 May 2022                           The Central Electoral Committee,

ABJZ/CSB                                                       on behalf of the Committee:                                                      

                                                                         I. Feenstra LLM, Secretary

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