Got a question about elections?


You're in the right place! This page gives you a 101 introduction into elections, telling you everything you need to know to nominate or vote - simply click on the questions below to see the answers.
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As a Students' Union, we are a democratic organisation, run for and by students, so it's really important we have students in officer and rep roles leading us, and students voting on who these officers and reps should be. This is what our elections are all about - students discussing what the priorities should be as a Union, on your course and in your halls, how we should runs things and how we should tackle key issues, and choosing their officer team and their reps based off this

All our officer roles are up for grabs in these Elections. The two presidential roles are full-time, paid positions, where you will have the chance to be the political lead of the SU, shaping our direction. Several part-time Officer roles are up for grabs in these Elections too. These voluntary roles are a great opportunity for you to work alongside your studies. Some include School Officers - which allow you to work within your own school, representing student voice and advocating for change; and Liberation Officers - advocating for liberated voices.

All of our roles come with full training and support from the Students' Union, and are a fantastic chance to improve the student experience.

You can find out about each of our roles available by hitting the link below

Nominations open for all roles on January 22nd. Not interested in running but still want to get involved? Voting for these roles will be between March 13 - March 19
If you're struggling to nominate yourself for a role, make sure first of all you're logged in by hitting the yellow button in the top right of the page.

Then you'll need to make sure you're trying to nominate for a role you're eligible to - namely that you are actually part of that school, campus or identify as part of that liberation group if running for an officer role (you can select your self-identification groups here:

If none of that has worked, please email and we'll be able to help!


There are rules that govern how our elections run to make sure they are fair and accessible to all students. All candidates and their teams that run in these elections are bound by these rules. You can find a copy of these rules on the Candidate Hub.


If, whether as another candidate or as a student, you see anything you think might be breaking the rules or that isn't fair, you can report this to our Deputy Returning Officer, Jacob Love, who is in charge of the elections. You can contact him at


Something you'd like to ask about elections that isn't covered on the rest of this page? Just drop an email and we'll get back to asap!


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