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Voting Now Open in Summer Elections

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Voting is now open in our Summer Elections! Voting opens today at 09:00 until Friday 18 May at 16:00.

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Make sure to have your say in who you would like to represent you, listen to your ideas and concerns and make sure positive change is made at Southampton.

The following roles can be voted for in our current elections:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents
  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer
  • Chair of Senate
  • Trustees
  • WSA Committee (International Officer, Social Events Officer, Welfare Officer, Academic Officer)

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Summer Elections: #JoinTheTeam

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Nominations for our Summer Elections are now open – you have until Wednesday 4th May to nominate yourself for one of hundreds of positions that will equip you with new skills and impact on the experience of your fellow students.

If you’ve never considered becoming part of the Students’ Union team, here is just a snapshot of what our Course Reps have achieved for students.


  • Secured extended opening times for the Law building during exam periods.


  • Secured print credit from the Faculty for all students on this course.

 Electronics & Computer Science

  • Worked with University staff to
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Summer Elections – Nominate now!

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Whether it is the EU Referendum, Spring Elections or being bombarded by students in t-shirts with fliers, elections seem to be everywhere. You may feel like they don’t affect you, but:

  • Did you have an opinion on whether the Hartley Library should be open for 24 hours, year-round?
  • Have you visited The Bridge this year?
  • Have you attended a student group or society this year?

If you answered YES to any of the above, you have engaged in the Students’ Union. These are just three examples of how you may have engaged with your Union, out of literally hundreds!

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Summer Elections: Your chance to lead

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If you found yourself thinking about running in the Spring Elections, but for whatever reason didn’t, we are giving you another chance! We understand that January was a busy time with exams, so we are holding Summer Elections to give you another opportunity to run your Students’ Union with hundreds of different roles including:

  • Student Leaders

Our Student Leaders are senior part-time officers who lead on various areas of the Union’s work. We’ve got several positions still available from the Spring Elections, so if there’s something you might be interested in, give it a go!

  • Academic Presidents/Vice-Presidents

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Spring Elections 2016: Meet your new elected officers!

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Thank you to everyone who has taken part and voted in the Spring Elections 2016! 5,507 students voted!

Now, it’s time for you to meet your elected officers for 2016-17…


Full Time Officer Roles

elections results


Elected Teams

Leadership Team

Leadership Team 1

Creative Industries Team

CI team

Sports Development Team

sports development team

Welfare Team

welfare team 1

Education Team

education team

Student Communities Team

student communities team

Engagement Team

engagement team


We will be holding By-Elections during the Summer Elections next term to fill the following Part-time Student Leader positions:

  • Charity and Community Officer
  • Engineering and Environment Faculty Officer
  • National Oceanography Centre (Site Officer)
  • Nightline Officer
  • Sports Participation Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer
  • Wellbeing Officer
  • WSA
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Time is running out to nominate

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Nominations close tomorrow (Wednesday 6 May) at 12pm for the Summer Elections, which means you still have time to run for one of the fabulous part time positions.

Whatever you’re interested in, there’ll be a role for you. All of them have differing responsibilities but they’re all great ways to get more involved in the union and get experience that looks excellent on your CV.

If you have a passion for your course and want to push for it to be better then there’s Academic President and Course Rep roles. If you have a drive to help fight for Equality … Read the rest

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