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 Mature Students' Officer has still to be elected. Who would aim to represent and imrpove the experience of Mature students on campus.

This is a part-time role and would be done alongside your studies. 

In order to be eligible for this role you would be an undergraduate student currently over the age of 21, or a Postgraduate student current over the age of 25.

For more information or if you have any questions please email the Democracy Coordinator on oszlr@nottingham.ac.uk

Nominations Open - 5/10/16 09:00

Nominations Close 14/10/16 09:00

Voting Opens - 26/10/16 09:00

Voting Closes - 4/11/16 09:00

 

Democratic Procedures Committee By-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]

Nominations Open - 5/10/16 09:00

Nominations Close 14/10/16 09:00

Voting Opens - 26/10/16 09:00

Voting Closes - 4/11/16 09:00

 

Scrutiny Panel By-Election

 

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]

Nominations Open - 5/10/16 09:00

Nominations Close 14/10/16 09:00

Voting Opens - 26/10/16 09:00

Voting Closes - 4/11/16 09:00

 

Elections Committee By-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.

For more information or if you have any questions please email the Democracy Coordinator on oszlr@nottingham.ac.uk

 

Nominations Open - 5/10/16 09:00

Nominations Close 14/10/16 09:00

Voting Opens - 26/10/16 09:00

Voting Closes - 4/11/16 09:00

 

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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