In June 2022 we are going to elect a new Board Member and Deputy Board Member for the University Board at UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The term of office is 1 August 2022 – 31 July 2023.
The electoral rolls are now available. All members of the constituency temporary academic staff are encouraged to ensure that they are registered correctly in the electoral rolls.
The closing date for submitting complaints about the electoral rolls is 18 May 2022.
Complaints about the electoral rolls should be sent by email to the Election Board Secretary Liv-Ragna Garden: email@example.com
Link to elecoral rolls: https://manntall.uit.no
Nomination of candidates – deadline 5 May 2022
Members of the constituency temporary academic staff who have the right to vote in the election also have the right to nominate candidates from their constituency. Nominated candidates must have accepted the nomination. Nominations must be signed by at least three nominators/electors, and should be sent by email to the Election Board Secretary, email:
The closing date for submitting nominations is 5 May 2022.
In order to have the right to vote in the election you must have started in your position at UiT no later than two months prior to the first day of the election, your appointment must last for at least one year and you must hold a minimum of 50 % position.
The working language for the University Board is Norwegian/a Scandinavian language.
|The election is announced||Week 14
|Electoral roll is announced||28 April|
|Deadline to nominate candidates||5 May|
|Nominated candidates are announced||12 May|
|Deadline for complaints on electoral roll/complaints should be sent to the elections board via e-mail||19 May|
|Election period||2–8 June|
|Election result is announced||10 June|
Below you will find presentations of all candidates in the various categories.
Three representatives will be elected, with deputies. Get to know the candidates here:
One representative will be elected. Get to know the candidate here:
|Anders T. Hjertø Lind (written presentation, PDF)|
One representative will be elected, with deputy.
|Gunhild Årnes Guttvik|
|Johanne Bertling Krogstad|
|Hege Kristin Widnes|
See video presentation by Associate Professor Marcus Buck: Electoral arrangements at UiT
Election app: http://stemme.uit.no
Do you have questions about the election?
Please contact senior adviser Liv-Ragna Garden.
In June 2021, representatives were elected, with deputies, to the University Board at UiT Norway's Arctic University for the period 1.8.2021–31.7.2025. The University Board's working language is Norwegian/Scandinavian.
These representatives were elected:
– three representatives from the group of permanent employees in teaching and research positions
– one representative from the group of temporary employees in teaching and research positions
– one representative from the group of technical / administrative staff
In addition, students elect two members and the Ministry of Education and Research (KD) appoints four external board members to the university board.
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the group of permanent employees are elected for four years, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (1 and 6)
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the group of temporary employees are elected for one year, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (2)
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the student group are elected for one year, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (3)
Changes from 01.10.21
Gunhild Guttvik leaves her job at UiT on 30.09.21. According to the election rules, she will leave the board from the same date. Tone Osnes will be the new board member from the technical/administrative staff, and Aase Tveito will be the new deputy member from the same date.