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Notice of Elections 2019

This is official notice that Hull University Union (HUU) will be holding general elections as per the following details:

Timeline

Wednesday 27th February 09:00 - Nominations open

Wednesday 6th March 17:00 - Nominations close

Monday 11th March 18:00 - Question Time, MR1, Student Central

Tuesday 12th March 09:00 - Voting opens

Friday 15th March 17:00 - Voting closes  

How to nominate yourself  

After nominations have opened, simply go to hulluniunion.com/nominatenow and follow the directions. If you would like to find out more about running in this year’s elections, please sign up for our mailing list below.  

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This will provide you with essential information to help you to decide whether running in the elections is right for you and to help you to write your manifesto and plan your campaign.  There will also be a number of sessions taking place to inform and support you:  

Election Candidate Info Sessions  MR3, Student Central  

  • Thursday 7th February - 5.30pm
  • Wednesday 13th February - 5.30pm
  • Wednesday 20th February - 1.30pm
  • Thursday 28th February - 5.30pm
  • Monday 4th March - 5pm  

Election Campaigning Workshop  

  • Monday 18th February - 5.30pm – MR3, Student Central  

How to vote  

During the voting period, simply go to hulluniunion.com/votenow 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  

The Election Rules and Regulations can be found on our website. If you require more information please contact [email protected] or call 01482 466246.  

Positions to be elected

1.1 Student Presidents

  • President
  • President of Education
  • President of Welfare & Community
  • President of Activities
  • President of Sports  

1.2 Part-Time Officers

  • Environment and Ethics Officer
  • Councillors for Scrutiny (2x for each zone)
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Students Officer
  • LGBT+ Officer (2)
  • Women's Officer
  • Disabled Students Officer
  • Trans Students Representative
  • Mature Students Officer
  • Part-Time Students Officer
  • International Students Officer
  • Postgraduate Research Students Officer
  • HYMS Students Officer
  • HYMS Societies Representative
  • Chair RAG  

1.3 Student Trustees  

Four positions are available.  

Candidates’ suitability for this role has to be approved by an Appointments Panel prior to election, and therefore the process is different for student trustee positions.  

Nominations open on Monday 11th February and close on 25th February 2019. A nomination form must be completed and submitted via hulluniunion.com/nominatenow by 12 noon on 25 February 2019, as well as a signed Trustee Declaration form handed into the Executive Support Coordinator by this deadline.   

Interviews will be held by the Appointments Panel week during the afternoon of Wednesday 6 March 2019 – interested candidates will need to ensure they are available to attend on this date.   

Nominations are encouraged from both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Voting for the student trustee elections opens on 12 March and closes on 15 March 2019, as part of the main elections for Hull University Union.  

Interested?  

Sign up to our elections candidate email to be kept updated with events, workshops and useful information to help you develop a manifesto and run a successful campaign. You don’t have to share any details about which position you are interested in or even have decided that you definitely want to run for a full or part-time role. it’s simply a way for us to share with you the support that’s available to you during elections and to give you insider knowledge to give you a helping hand with your plans.   

Click here to sign up - https://hulluniunion.com/survey/Elections-2019-Candidate-List

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