What are SU Elections and why are they important?

Student Union Elections are a legal requirement that allows the organisation to be member led by you, the students.

The main Student Union Elections take place in mid semester 2, to elect student representatives for the following academic year (July 1st-June 30th). If necessary, a By-Election is held early in the new academic year to fill any remaining vacant positions.


Notice of Bye Election:

As the posts of Commuting Students Officer & International Student Officer are currently vacant, the Student Union hereby gives notice of bye election for these roles. These elections are taking palce between 22nd October & 23rd November 2018 (voting 21st-23rd November).

Nominations Open: Thursday 25th October 2018

Nominations Close: Thursday 15th November 2018

Campaigning Begins: Monday 19th November 2018

Voting Opens: Wednesday 21st November 2018

Voting Closes: Friday 23rd November 2018 – 6pm

Results: Friday 23rd November 2018 – 8pm

 

During these elections, eligible students put themselves forward for nomination and run as candidates for the representative positions, and student members' vote for their preferred candidate to win.

The winning candidates will join the Student Union Executive Committee, which consists of full time and part time officers, who are there to represent the views of students to the University and wider community, and ensure the Union operates according to its policies, procedures and strategy; and most importantly acts in our members best interests.

 


Notice of Election:

This year our primary elections are taking palce between 24th January & 1st March 2019 (voting 27th Feb-1st March).

 

During Elections, eligible students put themselves forward for nomination and run as candidates for the various representative positions, and student members' vote for their preferred candidate to win.

The winning candidates form part of the Student Union Executive Committee, which consists of full time and part time officers, who are there to represent the views of students to the University and wider community, and ensure the Union operates according to its policies, procedures and strategy and most importantly in our members best interests.

 

Please click here to see the results of the 2017/2018 election