Nominations Open in Union By-Elections

Nominations Open in Union By-Elections

Fancy representing the student body, making a lasting change on campus and gaining employability skills that will look great on your CV? If so, then make sure to put your name forward in the Students' Union's By-Elections!

There are both Exec and Faculty Advocate roles available, as listed below:


Exec positions

  • BME Officer;
  • Women's Officer;
  • EU Officer;
  • Postgraduate Students' Officer (Taught);
  • Postgraduate Students' Officer (Research);
  • Ethics and Environments Officer;
  • Student Trustees x2.


Faculty Advocate positions

  • Health and Society x2;
  • Business and Law;
  • Joint Honours 1st year;
  • Joint Honours 3rd year.


Nominations open on October 8 at 9am and close on October 14 at 5pm. Voting is on October 29 for this day only.

(NB. The timeframe for the Postgraduate Students' Officer (Taught) and Postgraduate Students' Officer (Research) will differ to that for other roles. 

  • Notice: October 19;
  • Nominations open: October 24 – October 31;
  • Voting open (1 day only): November 1.)

To nominate yourself, just click one of the following links:


For Exec positions


For Faculty Advocate positions


Writing a Manifesto

Want to run as a candidate, but unsure about how to put together a manifesto?

Then, take a look at this helpful guide, which includes an example manifesto. The key points are also available in this summary.


If you would like more information or have a question about the By-Elections, please email [email protected].

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