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What are the Elections?

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!

Frequently Asked Questions

Key Dates

Important dates for your diary

  • 12 February 2019

    Nominations Open

    Now is your opportunity to nominate yourself for any of the positions.

  • 10 October 2018

    Nominations Close

    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 xx.

  • 16 October 2018

    Voting Open

    Here...We...Go! Voting opens at xx for you to select who you would like representing you.

  • 18 October 2018

    Voting Closed

    And... we're finished! Voting has now closed for the elections. Stay tuned to find out who our winners are.

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    Your Voice
    Heard!

The Positions

Find out more about the positions available.

 

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.

Contact Us

Got a question about the Elections or the election process?

Deputy Returning Officer

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.

Denise McCaig

Student Engagement Manager & Deputy Returning Officer

0131 451 5333

Email Denise

Complaints

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.

Download Complaint Form

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