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FULL TIME POSITIONS
The full-time officers are paid to represent you for an entire year so this is a brilliant career opportunity in which you’ll learn a range of skills that are valid in a number of jobs.
WHAT IT'S LIKE BEING A FULL TIME OFFICER
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Volunteer Officers do a few hours every week, voluntarily alongside their degree, they work to represent students and present issues that students are having to the union in order to promote change.
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A period of approximately twelve months where the elected individual is in office. Sabbatical Officers can be in office for a maximum period of 24 months.
The slip where a voter places their vote and marks their choice. Unlike national elections we use online ballot papers during the voting period.
Encouraging others to vote for you in an election through a variety of means, including using social media, banners, and direct conversation.
A document outlining the aims of the candidate, including policies and goals for their year in office.
The process of putting yourself forward for a position. Once you nominate yourself you will become a candidate.
A person running for a role.
R.O.N – re open nomination
This is selected when a voter does not wish to vote for any of the candidates, and instead believes that nominations should be reopened for a new batch of potential candidates.
STV - Single transferable vote
A system of preferential voting designed to decrease ‘wasted’ votes and provide proportional representation.
NFP - No Further Preferences
If you’re only interested in voting for one person, you can do this without selecting second and third preferences. Simply select No Further Preferences.
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You can vote online for as many positions as you’d like, please see the videos below for more instructions on the voting process.
Here's how it works:
DO YOU KNOW SOMEBODY THAT IS PASSIONATE FOR CHANGE?
Have a friend that is a natural leader or enjoys running campaigns? Nominate them for an elected role and give them the confidence to run today
GET TO KNOW WHO'S RUNNING!
YOUR CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
VOTE HERE TO HAVE YOUR SAY!
DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START? WE'RE HERE TO HELP!
When running in the elections, we’re here to help you in any way that we can. We will host a number of workshops about leading the SU and running a successful campaign so that you’ll get all of the information that you need.
Our Student Voice Manager, Tom Foy is also around to answer your questions – you can contact him at email@example.com