Candidate Hub 

The Student Officer Elections process may seem a little daunting, but it is easier than you think. Below you'll find a list of the next steps to take if you are thinking of running in the elections and a set of resources to help guide you through. 

*Dates Subject to change*

 

Essential next steps:


  • Submit your nomination form online and by 23:59 on Sunday 28 February.
  • Attend the compulsory Candidate Briefing at 12:00-13:00 on Tuesday 2 March, which will take place online.
  • Write a Manifesto and submit online by 17:00 Friday 5 March.
  • Start Campaigning on Monday 8 March (Manifestos go live on the same day).
  • Meet the Candidates video will appear on our Facebook page - deadline for submission is Tuesday 9 March
  • Submit your candidate team via email and endorsement information by 17:00 Thursday 11 March.
  • Ask people to vote for you during voting 12 - 18 March.
  • Tune into the online elections results night on Thursday 18 March to find out if you have won from 19:30.

Read the Union Constitution

 

RESOURCES

 

Candidate Pack

The Complete guide to being a candidate in the 2021 Student Officer Elections

 

Elections Rules

A complete breakdown of the 2021 Student Officer Elections rules

 

Complaints Form

Complete this form to support a complaint made in accordance with the Elections Rules

 

Incumbent & Casual Staff Rules

All the rules around officers that are re-running for election

 

Supporting a candidate as a student group

Student groups guide to getting involved in elections

 

Student Group candidate endorcement

Guidelines for student groups supporting an election candidate

 

Equal Opportunities Regulations

The Union has a strong and effective commitment to creating a work environment that celebrates diversity and recognises equality of opportunity