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学生代表选举

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Student Representative Election AY2022/23

A. Introduction


The College is comprised of student and staff members. To streamline the governance and policymaking, additionally, to enhance the sense of belonging to the College, we are yearning for different members’ views and opinions. Students are expectantly invited to join as student representative(s) of the Board(s) / Committee(s).

B. Timeline for Student Representative Election
 

Nomination Period:

1 - 23 December 2022

Election Campaign:

1 - 21 January 2023

Voting Date:

30 January 2023

Result Announcement:

The following working day of results confirmed

Remark
Timeline is subject to the decision made by the Chairman of the Student Affairs Committee (STUAC) attributing to any special circumstances.

 

C. Boards or committees in the College that include member(s) of Student Representative in AY2022/23 (Last updated on 31 January 2023)

Board/Committee

No. of Student

Representatives to be elected

Elected Candidate (1)

Elected Candidate (2)
School Board:
(1) School of Arts and Humanities (ARH)
2 Ho Chi Fan Brian Ho Iu Ping Koey
(2) School of Management (MGT) 2 Chu Yung Chi Matthew Lo Man Suet
(3) School of Medical and Health Sciences (MHS) 2 Leung Pak Lun Parco Yu Kin Hei Kenny
(4) School of Nursing (NUR)* 2 / /

 Academic Board (AB)

2

Fok Chun Kit John

Ho Iu Ping Koey

 Academic Regulations Committee (ARC)

2

Lo King Him Arthur

So Tsz Man Sophie
 College Council (CC) 1 Leung Pak Lun Parco /

 General Education Committee (GEC)*

2

/

/

 Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC)*

2

Sarpreet-Kaur

/

 Quality Assurance Committee (QAC)

1

Lo Mau Ki Katy

/

Student Affairs Committee (STUAC)*

2

Law Wing Tung Dorathy

/

 

*Remarks:

  1. Election of Student Representatives of School of Nursing does not receive counting of 10% votes by referring to Clause 7.3, the roles are suspended until further notice to be released.
  2. Two seats are required for General Education Committee (GEC) while there are no candidates.
  3. Two seats are required for Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC) while there is one candidate.
  4. Two seats are required for Student Affairs Committee (STUAC) while there is one candidate.

 

1. College Council (CC)

a. Role
To administer the property and manage the general affairs of the College subject to the directions of the Board of Governors (BoG) and subject to the Articles of Association of the College and such regulations (if any) as from time to time be prescribed by the College in the general meeting.

Remark
Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
​​​​​​

b. Composition
CC consists of sixteen members. The Chairman, Vice Chairman and members are appointed by the BoG.

Members

Three TWGHs representatives

Five Persons with expertise in tertiary education

Four Persons with expertise in professional/community or business sectors relevant to the College’s programmes and operations

President (ex-officio member)

Two staff representatives

One student representative

In attendance

All Vice Presidents

Secretary

Head of President’s Offic

 

c. Frequency of Meeting
At least four times per academic year

 

2. Academic Board (AB)

a. Role

1. To regulate and approve all academic affairs of the College (including admission, academic regulations, new programme/programme area development, programme teaching and learning, quality assurance, assessment standards, conduct of examinations and student graduation etc.).

2. To provide effective development, implementation, review and improvement of the academic programmes and activities of the College.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.

​​​​​b. Composition

Chairman

President

Vice Chairman

Vice President (Academic)

Members

Vice President (Administration & Development)

All School Deans

Head of Student Affairs Office

Head of Quality Assurance Office

Head of Research Office

Librarian

A full-time academic staff from each School

Two student representatives

In attendance

 

 

 

 

 

Head of President’s Office

Director of Finance

Director of Human Resources

Head of Facilities Management Office

Head of Information Technology Services Office

Head of Communications and Public Relations Office
Head of Centre for Academic and Professional Language Enhancement (CAPLE) /A representative from CAPLE

Member and Secretary

Registrar


c. Frequency of Meeting
Quarterly

 

3. Academic Regulations Committee (ARC)

a. Role
To be responsible to the Academic Board (AB) for the development and review of the College’s academic regulations for programmes, the implementation of these regulations, and the procedures which support their implementation.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
​​​​​​

b. Composition*

Chairman

Vice President (Academic)

Members

All School Deans

A senior academic staff responsible for research development at the College level

A senior academic staff responsible for learning and teaching at the College level

Two student representatives

Member and Secretary

Registrar

*The Committee may co-opt additional members (with no voting rights) as appropriate.


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least once per academic year

 

4. General Education Committee (GEC)

a. Role
To develop framework and guidelines for General Education courses, and oversee their operation and development.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
 

b. Composition*

Chairman

Vice President (Academic)

Members

Registrar

Head of Quality Assurance Office

Head of Student Affairs Office

Librarian

GE Coordinator

A full-time academic staff from each School nominated by School Deans

Two student representatives

Secretary

A Registry staff nominated by the Registrar

*The Committee may co-opt additional members (with no voting rights) as appropriate.


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least once per semester

 

5. Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC)

  1. a. Role
    1.
    To enhance the quality of learning and teaching.
  2. 2. To oversee the mechanisms and operations of the support structures for the enhancement of learning and teaching effectiveness and develop ways of promoting good practices across Schools.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
 

b. Composition*

Chairman

Vice President (Academic) or his/her delegate (Senior academic staff responsible for Learning and Teaching)

Members

A full-time academic staff from each School nominated by School Deans

Head of Quality Assurance Office or his/her delegate

Registrar

Head of Information Technology Services Office or his/her delegate

Librarian

Two student representatives

Secretary

A Registry staff nominated by the Registrar

* The Committee may co-opt additional members (with no voting rights) as appropriate.


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least once per academic year

 

6. Quality Assurance Committee (QAC)

  1. a. Role
    1. To develop, implement and oversee academic quality assurance framework and policies.
    2.
    To maintain a high standard across all programmes/programme areas within the College.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
 

b. Composition*

Chairman

Vice President (Academic)

Members

Head of Quality Assurance Office

A Registry staff nominated by the Registrar

An academic staff from each School nominated by the School Dean

A student representative

Secretary

A staff from the Quality Assurance Office (QAO) nominated by the Head of QAO

*The Committee may co-opt additional members (with no voting rights) as appropriate.


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least four times per academic year

 

7. School Board (SB)

a. Role
To be responsible to the Academic Board (AB) for the operation, management, development and quality assurance of the School’s programmes and other academic-related matters.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
 

b. Composition

Chairman

School Dean

Members

All Associate Deans/Programme Leaders of the School

Up to four full-time/part-time academic staff (other than Associate Deans/Programme Leaders) nominated by the

School Dean

Two student representatives

Secretary

An administrative staff from the School nominated by the Dean


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least four times per academic year

 

8. Student Affairs Committee (STUAC)

  1. a. Role
    1.
    To decide the policies and guidelines on non-academic student services, including, amongst others, allocation of all kinds of scholarships/awards, and conduct periodic review on monitoring mechanism.
    2. To consider non-academic misconduct and reported violations cases and when necessary, assigns appropriate penalties.

Remark

Terms of Reference can be referred to TWC Webpage – About TWC > Governance at HERE.
 

b. Composition*

Chairman

Vice President (Administration and Development)

Members

Head of Student Affairs Office (SAO)

Head of Facilities Management Office (FMO)

Head of Information Technology Services Office (ITSO)
Librarian
Staff Member from Registry nominated by Registrar
Academic staff member from each School nominated by School Deans
Two student representatives (will be withdrawn from all student cases)

Secretary

Staff member of SAO

*The Chairman may invite other staff to attend meetings on a needs basis.


c. Frequency of Meeting
At least four times per academic year

 

D. Role of Student Affairs Office

  • To implement the election regulations and conduct election in a fair manner to all candidates.
  • To act as a channel between students and student representatives and to forward students’ comments for student representatives’ follow-up.
     

E. Nomination

Who can run for election?

  • All TWC full-time students, without student disciplined record during his/her study in the College.
     

What to do for nomination?

  • Get nominated from at least 10 full-time TWC students who have the voting right.
  • Each student is allowed to run for at most two posts of Student Representative at the same term.
  • Complete and return the nomination form with personal statement (if any) to Student Affairs Office by hand (Address: Room 1901, 19/F, Ma Kam Chan Memorial Building, KPC Campus) within the nomination period, 1 December to 23 December 2022.
  • Download Nomination Form HERE.
     

SAO’s Role

  • Process nomination within 5 working days after the last day of the nomination period.
  • Advise the confirmation result to the respective nominated student(s).
  • If there is no nomination, SAO will announce the relevant post be in vacant for that term.
     

F. Voting Procedures

  • Every full-time TWC student will have one vote for each board/committee in the College.
  • Only the full-time students from the respective School are eligible to vote for the Student Representative of that School Board.
  • No proxy will be allowed.
     

G. Determination and Confirmation of Results

  • The candidate who has received the most valid votes with at least 10% of full-time TWC students’ support shall be declared duly elected.
  • SAO will make announcement to all students and staff no later than the next working day once the confirmed results have been reached.
  • As for the election of Student Representatives of School, the counting of 10% should be the total number of full-time TWC students at the respective School.
  • If two or more candidates receive the same number of votes, a further election in respect of these candidates shall be held, details of which shall be determined and announced by SAO as soon as practicable.
     

H. Term of Office

The term of office will be started from the day of announcement for one year.
 

I. Amendment

The Regulations shall be reviewed from time to time and any amendment should be made under the approval of the STUAC.
 

J. Enquiry

Shall you have any queries, please contact our office.

Email:

[email protected]

Telephone:

+852 3190 6660



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