2021: Nominations are open
How would you #LeadStaffs?

Leadership Race 2021

This election is for the members of Staffordshire University Students' Union to choose their Full-Time Officers and Student Group Committee for the 2020/21 academic year.

222 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 23:59 on Sunday 21 March 2021 (in 2 weeks and 3 days)

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 26 April 2021 (in 7 weeks and 4 days)

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+ What is the Leadership Race?

Every year, every student has the opportunity to stand as, and vote to elect, the leaders of your Students' Union:

The students elected to #LeadStaffs start their work over the summer to make sure all students at Staffordshire University feel #ProudToBeStaffs.

+ What are Students' Union elections like?

Your Students' Union has a history of friendly, competitive, and creative election campaigns run by enthusiastic candidates.

All of our elections run on four key principles, that campaigning must be Fair, Safe, Legal, and Positive.

If you choose to stand, you will be given training and support from the Students' Union to produce an amazing election campaign.

+ How can I be part of it?

Step 1: Sign in and nominate yourself

Step 2: Attend your candidate briefing with the Student Voice team

Step 3: Get involved in training sessions that will give you the skills you'll need to campaign like a boss

Step 4: Upload your photo and manifesto with your ideas to #LeadStaffs

Step 5: Get campaigning for votes!

+ Key Dates

11:59pm, 21st March | Nominations close

12th - 25th April | Meet your candidates

26th - 28th April | Vote online

29th April | Find out the results announced live on social media. Meet your new Officer Team and student representatives.




How you can vote to #LeadtheChange
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How your simple online vote can make a big difference

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Be Part Of It

Leadership Race: Nominations open
20th January 10:30am - 21st March 11:59pm
Find out more about the opportunity to #LeadStaffs
Leadership Race: Voting open
26th April 10:30am - 28th April midnight
It's time to vote for who you want to #LeadStaffs



If you have any questions about the Leadership Race, get in touch at studentvoice@staffs.ac.uk