Spring Elections 2017 – Nominations are Open!

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It’s that time of year again… *drum roll please* nominations for the Spring Elections 2017 have officially opened today (Monday 30 January)!

If you’re keen to represent the Students’ Union, and would like to become one of our next Full-time Sabbatical Officers, now is your chance to nominate yourself. These are paid positions and you will have the responsibility of overseeing the policy and activity zones, and setting the direction for our Union.

There are 7 positions up for grabs, and just a reminder these are:

  • Union President
  • VP Democracy and Creative Industries
  • VP Education
  • VP Engagement
  • VP Sports Development
  • VP Student Communities
  • VP Welfare

You can also take a lead on what you love with one of our voluntary positions as a Student Leader. You will be responsible for representing specific groups within Union Southampton and work with our Sabbatical Officers to help ensure that our students experience at the union is the best it can be!

To find out more about these positions, and a chance to nominate yourself, go to www.unionsouthampton.org/elections. You can also recommend a friend who you think is passionate about the student experience and would be interested in a role by letting us know here and we will get in touch with them.

Remember, you only have just over 2 weeks to get your nominations in, don’t miss out!

Happy nominating!

Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – Monday 30 January at 12:00
  • Nominations Close – Thursday 16 February at 13:00
  • Voting Opens – Monday 27 February at 12:00
  • Voting Closes – Friday 03 March at 16:00





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