Nominations Open in Union By-Elections

6th October 2018

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.

(Note: 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].