Notice of President Elections 2020

Posted 29 January 2020
The notice for Hull University Union's full-time President elections in February/March 2020.

This is official notice that Hull University Union will be holding general elections for full-time President positions for the 2020/2021 academic year as per the following details:


Wednesday 29th January 09:00 - Nominations open

Friday 21st February 12:00 - Nominations close

Friday 21st February 17:00 - All Candidates Meeting, MR1, Student Central

Friday 28th February 12:00 - Manifesto deadline

Monday 2nd March 18:00 - Question Time, MR1, Student Central

Monday 2nd March 21:00 - Voting opens

Thursday 5th March 15:00 - Voting closes

Friday 6th March 17:00 - Results Night

How to nominate yourself

During the nomination period, simply go to and follow the instructions to put your name forward for one position. This year you are not expected to submit your manifesto at the same time as your nomination.

All candidates must attend the All Candidate Meeting on 21st February.

How to submit your manifesto

All candidates must submit their "Reasons for Standing" before the manifesto deadline on Friday 28th February.

Manifesto training will take place on Wednesday 26th February to help inform candidates about how to write an effective and engaging manifesto, and include data we know about our student population so you can focus on the issues that matter most to them.

How to vote

During the voting period, simply go to and login with your University username and password.

Members of Hull University Union staff will be across campus with pop up voting booths during the elections period to provide you with a private space in which to vote and answer any questions you may have about voting.

Further information

If you require more information please contact [email protected] or call 01482 466246.

Positions to be elected

  • President of the Students’ Union
  • President of Education
  • President of Inclusivity and Diversity
  • President of Activities
  • President of Sport

Please note that the elections for voluntary Part-Time Officer positions will take place later in March 2020.