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 and endorsement form

 

Equal Opportunities Regulations

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