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Notice of Election - Spring 2021

Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that elections are to be held for the following positions in City Students’ Union:

Full Time Paid Sabbatical Positions

Number to be elected

President, Students’ Union

1

Vice President, Education

1

Vice President, Community and Wellbeing

1

 

Part-Time Executive Positions

Number to be elected

Academic Interest Positions

School Representative Officer, School of Arts and Social Sciences

1

School Representative Officer, Cass Business School

1

School Representative Officer, City Law School

1

School Representative Officer, School of Health

1

School Representative Officer, School of Mathematics, Engineering and Computing Science

1

Postgraduate Officer (Taught)

1

Postgraduate Officer (Research)

1

Liberation Officer Positions

International Students’ Officer

1

Disabled Students’ Officer

1

Womens’ Officer

1

Black, Minority and Ethnic Students’ Officer

1

LGBT Students’ Officer

1

Special Interest Positions

Ethics & Environment Officer

1

Sports’ Officer

1

Raising and Giving (RAG) Officer

1

Societies Officer

1

Student Media Officer

1

Nomination Forms

To nominate yourself, please visit https://www.citystudents.co.uk/student-voice/suelections/ and complete the Nomination process here.

If you have any difficulties, please contact suelections@city.ac.uk.

The Nominations period is open from Monday 18 January until 23:59 on Thursday 11 February. 

Eligibility

All students pursuing a programme of study as defined by the University Senate and with a current enrolment record may stand. A programme of study means full-time or part-time study at undergraduate or postgraduate level leading to a University award.

  • It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure their enrolment record is up to date before submitting their nomination form.
  • Students who have decided to opt out of Students’ Union membership are not eligible to stand in any Students’ Union election.
  • Occasional students as defined by Senate or those who are at validated, partnership institutions are not entitled to stand.
  • The following constituency-based limitations apply
    • All eligible students may stand for the positions of President, VP Education, VP Wellbeing and Community, Raising and Giving Officer, Ethics & Environment Officer and Sports’ Officer.
    • Students may only stand for the School Representative Officer post for the School in which they are registered.
    • Only Postgraduate Students may stand for the post of Postgraduate Officer (Taught) and Postgraduate Officer (Research).
    • Only students who do not have United Kingdom citizenship can stand for the position of International Students Officer.
    • Only students who self-define as belonging to the groups represented by the individual Officers may stand for the following positions: Womens’ Officer; Black Minority and Ethnic students’ Officer; Disabled Students’ Officer; LGBT Officer. For example, only those who self-define as LGBT may stand for LGBT students’ Officer.

Deadline for Nominations

Nominations must be submitted online only.

The Deadline for submission is 23:59 on Thursday 11 February. 

Nominations submitted after this date and time will not be considered under any circumstances.

Candidates’ Meeting

All candidates are required to attend a meeting with the Deputy Returning Officer which will go through the election details, campaigning rules and other information regarding the election. 

These will take place on Monday 15 February 2021.

Time

Location

10am-12pm

Online via Video Conferencing software

Candidates who are unable to attend must contact the Deputy Returning Officer by email suelections@city.ac.uk, before the meeting to set up an alternative meeting.

Contacting the Returning/Deputy Returning Officer

The Returning Officer (Peter Robertson) and Deputy Returning Officer (Hannah Roberts) may be contacted via the following email address suelections@city.ac.uk 

Please send all questions about the elections through to suelections@city.ac.uk 

PDF document of the above attached.

 

 

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