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Elections Are Coming Soon!

The UCASU Elections are fast approaching. What are Elections? What do Elections mean for you? Where can you find more information? What are the dates this year? Your questions are answered here!

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UCASU elections coming soon! What are elections? What do elections mean for you?

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each year, as a UCA student, you have the opportunity to put yourself forward to be our next President Kent or President Surrey or even to run for one of twelve part-time officers (PTO) positions.

Candidates run for their chosen position based on a manifesto, this is a series of pledges that they will aim to achieve, and why they should be elected. Students are then invited to vote for their preferred candidates via the single transferable vote (STV) method, managed by UCASU. 

The Students’ Union elections are one of the only opportunities at UCA where EVERY SINGLE STUDENT can participate.

You can participate by:

  • Nominating yourself
  • Helping a nominee run a campaign
  • Watching nominee Question Time
  • Casting your vote for your elected representatives!
     

Every vote counts and will affect the UCASU priorities for the next academic year. 

President Kent and President Surrey are full-time officers who are elected to elevate the voice of the student body to decision-makers at the University and make changes that will benefit and work to improve the student experience.

Your elected Presidents literally exist to improve life at UCA.

 

 

If you'd like to find out more about the elections, pop into the UCASU office on your campus, email elections.su@uca.ac.uk or click here. 

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