The Student Union Elections take place each year, to elect your student representatives for the year ahead. This section of the website will update throughout the election period, with details of the positions available and how to stand for them, the candidates nominated and of course how to vote online, so keep checking back for more information!
Now is your opportunity to nominate yourself for any of the positions.
Click here to nominate yourself.
Sorry! You're too late to nominate yourself.If you have handed in a nomination form, make sure you attend the Candidates Briefing today at 2:00pm.
Our Sabbatical candidates go head-to-head answering your questions. 6:00pm, Zeros.
Click here to submit a question.
Here...We...Go! Voting opens at 8:00am for you to select who you would like representing you.
And... we're finished! Voting has now closed for the elections. Stay tuned to find out who our winners are, or join us at the Results Party from 6:00pm at Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate.
Positions that are greyed out are not currently open for election - but you can click on the role to understand what it involves and find out when it is usually elected.
The Deputy Returning Officer (DRO) is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the elections within the Student Union and Sports Union. There are rules set out in Section 5 of our Bye Laws which you can read here.
Student Engagement Manager & Deputy Returning Officer
0131 451 5333
To make a complaint about the way in which the elections are being managed or about the conduct of one or more candidates please complete the Complaint Form and return to the Deputy Returning Officer.
The National Union of Students is overseeing the conduct of the elections. The Deputy Returning Officer will refer all serious matters that could result in expulsion of a Candidate to NUS.