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Students' Union Elections and Referenda

The Students' Union runs elections and referenda throughout the academic year.

Vacant Postions


Please use the links below to jump to the appropriate election:

UNAD elections

NUS Delegate elections

Hall Committee by-elections

Postgraduate Sounding Board by-election

Course Rep by-elections

Democratic Procedures Committee by-elections

 

NUS Delegate elections

The Students' Union sends 9 students to NUS National Conference annually.  This takes place from 25th to 27th April 2017 and is the sovereign policy-making body of NUS and brings together nearly a thousand delegates from Students' Unions across the country to discuss, debate and vote on motions and elect the political leadership of the organisation for the year ahead.

One of the 9 positions available is reserved for the Students' Union President.

Nominations are now closed.

Voting will take place from 9am on 6th December until 12pm on 13th December.

Hall Committee by-elections

Following the main Hall Committee elections period in October, a number of postions remain vacant and are going to by-election.  Please check here to see which positions are available.

More information about Hall Committees can be found here.

Nominations are now closed.

Voting will take place from 9am on 6th December until 12pm on 13th December.

Postgraduate Sounding Board by-elections

There is currently a vacancy for the position of Social Science Research Rep on the Postgradaute Sounding Board.  Find out more about the Sounding Board here.

Nominations are now closed.

Voting will take place from 9am on 6th December until 12pm on 13th December.

Course Rep by-elections

There are currently vacancies for the following Reps:

  • Economics Year 1
  • Medicine Year 2, 4, and 5
  • MSc Courses in Nottingham University Business School

For more information on the role of Course Rep, please check here

Nominations open at 9am on Friday 18th November until 12pm on 25th November.

Voting will take place from 9am on 28th November to 12pm on 5th December.

Course Rep By-Elections

Course Rep By-Elections for Medicine, Economics and MSc Business courses.

9 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 12:00 on Monday 5 December 2016 (in 2 days and 13 hours)

Please log in to vote.
Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.

Democratic Procedures Committee by-elections

There are currently 3 vacancies on the Students' Union Democratic Proceures Committee (DPC).  DPC is responsible for discussing and voting on motions submitted by students which seek to change, clarify or update the governing documents of the Students' Union.

Nominations are now closed.

Voting will take place from 9am on 6th December until 12pm on 13th December.

UNAD Elections

UNAD is the student body representing the students studying at the Nottingham University Medical School at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Only students studying at Derby are eligible to run and vote in this election. 

UNAD Committee Elections 2016

UNAD Committee Elections 2016/17

12 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 00:00 on Wednesday 7 December 2016 (in 4 days and 1 hours)

Please log in to see more details.

 

How does the voting system work?

We use a voting system called Single Transferable Vote (STV) and Alternative Vote (AV), and you can see the reasons why in the current Students' Union Bye-laws (see ‘Elections’ by-law II).

Unsure how this voting system works?

Watch this video to find out!

If you have any questions about voting or the above elections, please email the Elections Team.

For society, club or network elections, please see their own individual web pages.