Regional Chairperson Nominations


Regional Chairperson Nominations


Regional Chairpersons Election
Rules and Regulations

1. To be a Malaysian student studying in the UK and Ireland

In order to hold a position in UKEC, candidates must be a student who is studying in any of the academic institutions (university, polytechnic or other institutions of learning, or academic bodies) in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland in the term 2017/18. (Chapter IV Article 12 of the Constitution)

2. To not hold position in any other Malaysian student society or Malaysian organisation with political interest and/or religious in nature. (Chapter IV Article 13 of the Constitution)

3. To not hold any high committee position (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, or equivalent) in any Malaysian student society or Malaysian student organisation in the same fiscal year (2017/2018)

4. Positions up for election

◆ Regional Chairpersons

The nomination for this post is reopened for the following 4 regions:

1. East Anglia
2. Wales
3. South West
4. East Midlands

Regional Chairpersons will represent UKEC in each region and become the link between the Malaysian Student Societies in the regions and UKEC.

5. Job Scopes

◆ Work with Malaysian societies (MSocs) in respective regions in terms of marketing and publicity outreach in promoting MSoc’s events.
◆ Act as a bridge between the UKEC Executive Council and the Supreme Councillors through networking and support, e.g. attending events organised by MSocs in respective regions.
◆ Help to connect Supreme Councillors in the respective regions through roundtable meetings organised by the UKEC Executive Council, social media and communication platforms (e.g. WhatsApp and Facebook group), occasional socials, etc.
◆ Assist with the operations of the council for flagship events like Projek Amanat Negara (PAN), UKEC-GRADUAN The Malaysian Career Fair and Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit (MSLS)
◆ Organise regional events which include most if not all MSocs in the region such as Malaysian Festival (MFest), career related events and volunteering activities.

6. Nomination

Please download the nomination form from below and send it to fatinfarhana@ukeconline.com.
Nomination of candidates opens from 12:00 AM on 25th October 2017 and nominations closes at 11:59 PM on 31st October 2017.

The proposer and seconder must be a Malaysian student studying in the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Nomination Form

7. Election process

The election will be conducted during an online meeting which will be organised by UKEC elected committee, with the Supreme Councillors (Malaysian Society leaders) from each region within one week after nomination closes.