The Leadership Race

The Leadership Race is our annual elections for Students to choose their Full-Time Officer Team, Network & Student Group Committees and Department Reps for the following academic year.

This year's race isn't until February 2020, so check back for more details soon.

Want to be a Department Rep this year? Have a look at our overview of Academic Representation here.

How does voting work?

It’s super simple; voters log into the Union website to vote for the candidates. Voters use 'preferential voting' as this allows for votes to be 'transferred' to other candidates if your favourite candidate is elected or doesn't quite make the quota. This all sounds very confusing, but this handy video explains what single transferable voting (STV) is and how it works: 

Any questions?

Fancy a chat? Our friendly Student Voice Team are here to support candidates, voters and University staff. If you have any questions, problems or suggestions, please contact us using the details below.


Telephone | 01782 294 687