School of Art Referendum History

                     
Student and faculty representatives from the School of Art at a reception hosted by President & Vice-Chancellor David Barnard (right) to honour students’ generosity through the referenda process.

  • SOFA (School Of Fine Art Students Association) held its first referendum in April 1991
  • Voted for a three year term; $20 per student; allocated to the Endowment Fund
  • Votes held:
    • 1994 – $20 – Endowment Fund
    • 1997 – $30 – Endowment Fund
    • 2000 – $40 – Visiting Artists Fund ($20) & Endowment Fund ($20)
    • 2003 – $75 – Endowment Fund, Equipment/Student Initiative Fund &
      Visiting Artists Fund (Equal Split)
    • 2006 – $100 – Endowment Fund, Equipment/Student Initiative Fund &
      Visiting Artists Fund (Equal Split)
    • 2011 – $90 –  Endowment Fund (10%), Visiting Artists Fund (40%) & Student Initiative Fund (50%)
    • 2013 – $90 –  Endowment Fund (10%), Student Initiative (90%)
  • A total of $396,686 since 1991