By-Elections 2020: Meet the Candidates!

Posted 2 October 2020
Chance to find out who is running in this year's by-elections, to represent you at Union Council - our student-led decision-making body!

Nominations for this year's by-elections have closed today!

To find out who is in the running for volunteer Part-Time Officer roles this year, see below for your candidates and click on their name to read their manifesto:

Positions to be elected

Councillor for Scrutiny (Inclusivity and Diversity Zone)  

Chiamaka (Michelle) Okere

Councillors for Scrutiny (Education Zone) - 2 positions available 

Grace Burnett;

Alexander (Alex) Dixon;

Joshua (Josh) Scott

Postgraduate Taught Students Officer 

Ovie Enuku

Representative for Women in Sport -

Jennifer (Jenny) Berthelemy;

Shona Drummond

How to Vote

Voting opens at 9am on Monday 5th October 2020, and will close at 12 noon on Friday 9th October.

All voting takes place online at - simply log in using your University username and password.

No nominations received

No nominations were received for the following positions. These will be available for students to be co-opted into these roles through Union Council after the close of the by-elections:

Councillors for Scrutiny (Union Development, Activities and Sport Zones); Foundation Students Officer; HYMS Students Officer; Part-Time Students Officer; HYMS Societies Representative; Representative for International Students in Sport; Representative for Disabilties in Sports.

If you are interested in filling any of these roles, please email [email protected] in the first instance.

Find out more

If you'd like to learn more about our elections, please contact Nicole or Elise on [email protected] 

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