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Running for a Position 

To run for a position you need to apply both online and submit a paper form. To apply online go to the election home page www.sgsu.org.uk/elections and click on your election and then follow the onscreen instructions on how to apply. When applying online please only submit one application per team under one of the team members' names, then please add the other names as either a slate or a slogan on to your campaign, this will then allow you to run as one team and be elected into the position as one. 

The paper copy of the form can be found below, or can be picked up from the SU Office on the second floor of Hunter Wing. This pack contains all of the information required to run in the election. The completed form must then be handed back into the SU Office, as well as you completing your online application.

Remember: If you are running for a team position please put one of the names as the nominee and the other members of the team in the box labelled 'slogan'.

Dates:

  • Advertising week: 15th - 21st October 
    • This is where the SU raises awareness about elections. This gives you time to decide if it's for you.
  • Nominations week: 22 October- 26 October closes at 3pm
    • This is where you have indeed decided to run for a position and submit a nominations form into the SU Office and online.
    • Reopen Nominations opens 6pm Fri 27th October and and closes 11am Tuesday 31st October.
  • Campaigning week: 29 - 2 November 
    • This is the fun part where candidates go around talking to their cohorts and saying why people should vote for them. Please read the rules and regulations before hand.
    • If you are running during reopen nominations, you CANNOT campaign until 12pm on Monday 29th October
  • Hustings: 1 November 5:30PM 
    • This is a 3 minute presentation followed by a question and answer section where candidates have their voice heard on why they should be elected.
    • For details of which Hustings you need to be present at, please see your NOMINATION PACK
  • Voting Week: 5 -9 November, voting closes at 3pm
  • Results: Friday 9 November, SU Bar @ 6pm

 

 

Nomination Packs:

 

Nomination packs available HERE

If you have any queries regarding the election please email president@su.sgul.ac.uk for further information.