Brighton Su Elections

Brighton Su Elections

Information And Dates

Each year the SU elections campaign is fought by volunteer teams of students. What makes this a unique student election are the numbers of student volunteers who work for the SU.  There has been over 1000 students volunteering for election campaigns since 1960. That means there are always lots of people starting their careers, giving a first hand experience and learning! ! '. On April 9th and 10th, 2015, the University of Brighton will be holding its students union elections.

Students can choose to vote for any University of Brighton student in the elections, Brighton Town Press ( They will have a list of candidates who are running to be part of the Students Union team, or standing to be part of a Student Peer Group. Each year, elections are held to ensure that all positions in the Students Union are filled by those who are most interested and willing to work in student politics. All students can vote and stand in the elections for all elections.

Students will be able to vote by using their University Login. There is a shortlist of candidates on which students can vote. The successful candidates will go to join the team that leads the organisation. These students work with each other to ensure that the Students Union remains true to its principles, and represents student interests. The elections will take place between 22nd–27th February.    Each week leading up to the elections, the election team will offer you information about each candidate who has applied to be our representative on the Students'Union and tell you when you can vote.

Into the Community Office Information and Dates.  Every year Brighton Students Union elects students to join the team that leads the organisation. In these elections, any University of Brighton student can stand and any student can vote. Are you planning on taking a bus or train to your next holiday destination and looking for cheaper tickets? If so, here’s some great news – PLUSBUS has released some great deals allowing you to save up to 60% on combined rail & bus travel.


A NUS officer requires a student to be a full-time student. A NUS delegate requires a student to be at least a registered student of the university he stands for, and he can be either a part-time or full-time student. Both positions require one to be at least 21 years old. There is no age limit to being an officer but you'll need to ensure you won't be lectured when you are running for office.

STAND. Not a big deal for you, right? It should be. Stop sitting down and start STANDING up now! By doing so, you send a clear message that you are in charge, committed, and ready to go. Register as a student on the NUS website, and then check frequently for vacancies. If you think you are eligible, go ahead and do it. It’s that simple. Assuming you are one of those students who would like to have a good chance of getting elected, here are some tips that will help you.

Union President

The President, along with the Vice Presidents and other officers, sit on Open Days to welcome any new students in finding their way around each year. In you’re at freshers fair they can be found in the UNION BUILDINGS where they are happy to answer any questions you may have about your Union. You will also see them around campus at various in events like LEAF AND FAYRE, RUGBY, and other large events. So if you've got a problem or just want to make an improvement, then make sure you get involved.

It's only as strong as it's members. Being President means being a leader, standing up for students and making a difference. It’s also about representing the Union to the wider community and working with partner organisations including the University itself. The role involves representing and advocating on behalf of all students, ensuring we are the voice of students at every level. By no means an easy feat, there’s nothing quite like speaking up for yourself to really make you feel empowered.

There is currently only one officer role for students at the University of St Andrews and that is the President of the Student's Union. This role is a mainly desk-based position, although there is the opportunity to attend committee meetings when they take place on campus. There are five primary areas of responsibility for the President. This week three new Union Officers were elected (blog about the inteview technique I use to get clients results for my clients).

This means that alongside myself, we now have a team of six people who work on behalf of you – the student voice at LSE. UNION PRESIDENT. Theyrepresenting the needs of students across the University. Alongside leading the Unions developments, they attend a number of meetings with University and other key stakeholders to ensure that the student voice is always heard. Service update. All Big Lemon and Breeze up to the Down services are running pre-covid timetables.

Activities Officer

Although all our lecturers are qualified experts in their fields they are also able to go beyond this and reach out to students outside of the classroom. Here at the University, all of our activities officers have worked to develop links with students so that they can help you become more than just a student: you will get a friend as well as an academic mentor. I am the Activities Officer at Birmingham City University and I'm responsible for overseeing 90 societies and 3,000 students at the university.

Therefore I need to make sure that these societies are operating in a safe and fun environment, ensuring that they are achieving their full potential. Activity officers work to represent all students within the University of Southampton student union, as well as communicate issues to senior members. They are in charge of any on and off campus activities. Activities could range from sports teams, societies, comedy nights, or anything. They lead the student activities programme; to include sports, societies and entertainments across all campuses and partner colleges.

Postgrad Officer

The postgraduate officer role is one of the most commonly misunderstood positions in the university but also one of the most significant and rewarding. Their role, to be an ‘interface between students and officers in academic departments, faculties and other university bodies’ and not simply to facilitate study groups or act as a point of contact for postgraduates. Postgraduate officers are also responsible for consulting with postgraduates and developing policies, actions and campaigns that are informed by student needs and concerns.

Postgraduate Officers at the University of Manchester work with their School Committee to oversee the development and implementation of policies on issues that affect postgraduate students. This work includes: representing students at meetings of the University Senate (the main decision making body of the University); developing initiatives to improve the experience of postgraduate study at Manchester; working with Schools and other universities to enhance our offering for postgraduates. A Postgraduate Officer is a paid voluntary position elected by and representative of students of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

As an officer, your role will be to represent a vital group of students within the faculty. You will consult with your fellow students, provide a voice for their concerns, and develop policies which affect our members and their degree experience. The Postgraduate Officers meet weekly to discuss issues relating to postgraduate students. They campaign on a number of issues including funding, teaching quality, social and welfare services as well as the removal of obstacles to access such as the cap on postgraduate numbers.

Education Officer

There are many responsibilities for the position of Education Officer but one of the most important is to represent students on issues affecting student life on campus. It is the role of the Education officer to mobilize and motivate members in order to influence decisions made by management at a local and national level. Decisions in which may affect students studying at that institution for many years to come. Becoming an education officer is an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience.

There are many opportunities to represent student interests in a national context and the chance to offer a real voice to students on decisions that affect their learning environment. As an education officer you get to have a positive impact on the experience of thousands of students at your university. The role of an EDUCATION officer is to represent students on issues affecting their academic experience, locally and nationally. The main focus of the job will be to further the academic interests of students and promote equality for all members within the university community.

Education Officer the lead officer for furthering the academic interests of students. They are responsible for representing students on issues affecting their academic experience within the University, locally and nationally. Being an education officer in your student union is a great way to get involved with students and develop your skills. You'll experience duties that will enhance your CV and develop skills you can't get anywhere else. They consult with students in the development of activities across a wide range of areas.

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