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SU Elections... What are they?

By ChiUni 24 Jan 2018

The Students' Union does exactly what it says on the tin; run for students, by students.

The SU are a separate entity but work closely with the University. They aren't just a bar that put on events (even though they're GREAT at doing that!) they also regularly meet with the University to run campaigns, come up with ideas to aid students learning/experience and represent all students on governing and academic boards. 

There are currently 2 full time officers; President and Vice-President and 16 part-time officers covering different demographics of students.

To become a full-time officer or a part-time officer, elections are held every year for students to nominate themselves and sell themselves to the rest of the student body to vote them in into post.

Nominations for the SU Elections are currently open as we speak! Don't be afraid to nominate yourself or encourage someone who would thrive in an officer role. If you have the passion, motivation and ideas for change then this is a great opportunity for you! 

The SU are the heart of all student activities, events and campaigns. This is an excellent opportunity not only to make a difference to the way the University is run but also to enhance a CV and future employment opportunities. 

You have until the 2nd February to get your nomination form in!

Go to www.ucsu.org/your-union/elections to find out more information on the roles available, how the election is run and how you can fill out a nomination form. 

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