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Students' Union Elections and Referenda

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

Follow the quick links to find an election:

Full and Part Time Officer Elections

Education Rep Elections

Undergraduate Faculty Rep Elections

Sutton Bonington Guild Elections


Vacant Postions

Full and Part Time Officer Elections

Nominations are open for Full and Part time Officer positions:

Nominations open: 9am Saturday 4th February

Nominations close: 12pm on Friday 24th February

Voting opens: Thursday 9th March

Voting closes: Noon Friday 17th March

Full details of the positions on offer can be found here.

NOMINATE NOW!


 

Education Rep Elections

Nominations are open for 44 Education Rep positions.  Education Reps are undergradaute students responsible for co-ordinating the Academic Reps in their Schools and Departments across the University.  You can see the positions on offer here.

Nominations open: 9am Saturday 4th February

Nominations close: 12pm on Friday 24th February

Voting opens: Thursday 9th March

Voting closes: Noon Friday 17th March

NOMINATE NOW!


 

Undergraduate Faculty Representatives

The role of Undergraduate Faculty Representatives is to oversee the system of academic representation within the Faculty, including supporting Course and Education Reps to represent the views of students.  To run for the role of Undergraduate Faculty Rep you must have at least one years' experience in the Education Network as a Course or Education Rep.

The following roles will be available: Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering, Science and Medicine & Health Sciences.  You must be registered in a School or Department within the Faculty you plan to run in.

Nominations open: 9am Saturday 4th February

Nominations close: 12pm on Friday 24th February

Voting opens: Thursday 9th March

Voting closes: Noon Friday 17th March

NOMINATE NOW!


Sutton Bonington Guild Elections

Nominations are open for positions on the Sutton Bonington Guild. 

The following positions are avaliable:
Guild Chair
Vice Guild Chair
Treasurer
Equal Opportunities and Welfare Officer
Campaigns Officer
Sports and Activities Officer
Senior Ents Officer
Junior Ents Officer (1)
Junior Ents Officer (2)
Publicity Officer

 

Nominations open: 9am Saturday 4th February

Nominations close: 12pm on Friday 24th February

Voting opens: Thursday 9th March

Voting closes: Noon Friday 17th March

NOMINATE NOW!


 

Upcoming Referenda

Information on referenda can be found here.


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.