University of Nottingham Students' Union Elections


 

Students' Union Officer By-elections

 

Your Students' Union is led by 7 full-time and 7 part-time elected Officers, who ensure that the views, opinions, and ideas of all University of Nottingham students are represented to the University and wider community, as well as within the Students' Union itself.

The position of Black and Minority Ethnic Students' Officer have yet to be elected.

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MANIFESTOS

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE

 

School Education Rep By-Elections

 

Every school/department has a School Education Rep, who is elected to lead all the undergraduate Course Reps in their school or department by supporting and collaborating with them on campaigns to make positive changes [...Read More]

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MANIFESTOS

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE

 

Democratic Procedures Committee Election

 

The Democratic Procedures Committee exist to review motions and proposals from any students which seeks to make changes within the bylaws or democratic governing documents of the union.

These documents dictate process and guidance on how democratic processes at the Union should work everything from approving student group constitutions to ensuring that election processes are clear.  

[Read more here]

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MANIFESTOS

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE

 

Scrutiny Panel Elections

 

Each year a group of six students are repsonsible for holding the SU Officers to account for their work around their manifesto promises, their work on policy (ideas that have been democratically voted on for the SU to achieve) and also their area of speciality from Welfare to Community. 

[Read more here]

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MANIFESTOS

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE

 

Elections Committee Elections

The purpose of this committee is to ensure that during elections that guidlines for campaigning are followed by candidates, they will ensure that the correct procedure for elections is followed as written in the Union's governing documents. 

They are responsible for reviewing budgets for campaigners and that Elections run smoothly.

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MANIFESTOS

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE


 

REFERENDA

 

Should the Students' Union adopt banking exclusively with Ethical Banks?

 

Yes, no or abstain. Every student gets a vote. 

Have a read of the motion and have your say.

Voting Opens - Thurs 5th May 09:00

Voting Closes - Thurs 12th May 15:00


ELECTIONS OPENING SOON FOR NOMINATIONS:

 

 

We use a voting system called Single Transferable Vote (STV) - unsure how this works?

 

Here’s a quick fun video.

 

Why do we use this system? (Please see ‘Elections’ by-law II.)

 

If you have any questions about voting or the above elections, please email suelections@nottingham.ac.uk

 

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

 


Elections Troubleshooting (Click Here)
Having trouble voting on the online Voting App?

Contact suelections@nottingham.ac.uk or the IT helpdesk on 0115 95 16677

Be sure to include your student number in any message.
 

Complaints

Complaints about the elections must be made using this form. These will be reviewed and ruled on by Elections Committee in accordance with the Elections Bye-laws and Guidance documents
 

Elections Committee & DRO

The Deputy Returning Officer for all the above elections and referenda will be the Chair of Elections Committee Rob Jennings.

Email Rob.

 

Are there any provisions for students that require reasonable adjustments to be made in order to stand in elections?

Reasonable adjustments to the process may be made in consultation with the Democracy Co-ordinator and Human Resources. Please contact us at suelections@nottingham.ac.uk should you wish to discuss this further.

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