Key Dates

Interested in running? Be sure to make note of these key dates so that you don't miss out!


Candidate Academy: 13 February, 6-8pm (in LH017)

Want to find out more about what the elections is all about? The Candidate Academy is your perfect opportunity to do this! You'll be able to get tips on how to campaign and also what you'll get out of it if you run for a position. NB: There are limited spaces available, so if you're interested, please email [email protected].


Nominations Open: 18 February, 9am

Time to nominate! It's time to make sure your manifesto is written and ready to go. You'll need to submit your nomination through the SU website.


Nominations close: 24 February, 5pm

This is your last chance to submit! Be sure not to miss this deadline, as we can't accept anything submitted after this point.


Candidate Briefing (option 1): 25 February, 10am-12pm (in Owl's Nest)

This is a mandatory meeting that all candidates standing in the election must attend – we'll be going over all the rules plus other important information that you need to know before you can begin campaigning. There are two available dates to attend and you only need to attend one. Please be aware that you can't campaign until you have attended one of the briefings!


Candidate Briefing (option 2): 25 February, 6pm-8pm (in Morley Room)

This is the second date option available for you to attend the briefing. Remember that you can't campaign until you have attended one of the briefings!


Question Time: 26 February, 7pm (Engine Shed)

Time to campaign! It's time for all candidates to present themselves and explain their plans for if they won office! It will also be when the Q&As takes place. It is compulsory for all candidates to attend this session.


Question Time: 27 February, 3pm (Avenue Students' Union)

Time to campaign! The second Question Time session – this time, at Avenue Students' Union.


Voting opens: 4 March, 9am (via the SU website)

Time to vote! All members of the SU will be able to vote via the SU website, and polling stations will also be available on Waterside and Avenue Campuses.


Voting closes: 5 March, 6pm (via the SU website)

This is your last chance to cast your vote!

Our Addresses

Park Campus
University of Northampton Students' Union, Boughton Green Road, Northampton, NN2 7AL

Avenue Campus
University of Northampton Students' Union, St George's Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JD