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Student Leader Elections

Upcoming Elections


Nominations for the following elections will open at 4pm on Saturday 30th January 2016 and close at 3pm on Friday 12th February 2016:  


Students' Union Officer 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 [...Read More]



School Education Rep 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]


Hall Elections

By-elections are currently being held for a number of roles within Halls of Residence and the Living Out Committee.  Find out more about the positions on offer here.



Elections Committee and Democractic Procedures Committee

By-elections are running for Elections Committee and DPC.  There are 3 positions available on Elections Committee and 1 on DPC [...Read More]

NOMINATE Elections Committee

NOMINATE Democratic Procedures Committee


Candidate Academy - Saturday 30th January 2016

If you have missed Candidate Academy, don't worry! You can still nominate in the Student Leader elections [...Read More]


Recommend a Friend

Do you have a friend that you think would make a great SU Officer or School Education Rep? Complete our 'Recommend a Friend' form telling us why and we'll get in touch with them to encourage them to consider running.  



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


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 or the IT helpdesk on 0115 95 16677

Be sure to include your student number in any message.


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 should you wish to discuss this further.


Keep up with Students' Union democracy news on Twitter: @uonsu_democracy