Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, has approved the timetable for conducting student union elections in universities for the academic year 2021-2022.
According to the timetable approved by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, candidacy will be opened on November 18, initial lists will be announced on November 21, appeals will be received on November 22, and appeals will be examined on November 23, with the final lists announced on November 24 Electoral campaigning begins on November 25, and the first round elections in colleges, counting and results will be announced on November 28, and the run-off round will be held on November 29, then elections for committee secretaries and their assistants will be held at the college level on November 30, and the elections for the president and vice president at the college level will be held on 1 The student elections will end with the election of committee secretaries and their assistants, and the president and vice president of the University Union on December 2, 2021.
Dr. Taya Abdullatif – Advisor to the Minister for Student Activities, stated that Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, addressed the university presidents to take the necessary measures and measures, as stated in the executive regulations; To conduct student elections within universities, and to form a higher committee to supervise and follow up on the electoral process at the level of universities throughout the Republic, with each university submitting an adequate report on the electoral process upon its completion.
It is worth noting that student elections are held in accordance with Prime Minister’s Resolution No. 2523 of 2017, amending some provisions of the executive regulations of the Universities Organizing Law promulgated by Law No. 49 of 1972, as well as the financial and administrative regulations of student unions in universities issued by Ministerial Resolution No. 352 of 2019.