Congratulations to all the candidates in this year's elections. Win or lose, it is an amazing accomplishment just to have the courage to run for a position. And well done to all the winners, next year promises to be an exciting year! Over the next few months we will be getting to know our new officers, so make sure you are following @westminstersu on social media channels.
Follow live statistics of the Battle of the Campus, as we see which campus has the higher voter turnout. Cast your vote to increase the % from your campus.
Below are the candidates for Sabbatical, Representation and NUS Officers. Over the next week these officers will campaign around campus. They will also participate in student debates on Thursday and Friday evening, which anyone is welcome to attend.
Regent & LTS Vice-President
Voting opens on Monday 12 February at 09.00 for all positions. Any registered student can vote. All you need to do is visit this website on desktop, tablet or mobile and click the big red VOTE button.
How does it work?
You vote for your top candidates by ranking your most favourite to your least favourite. If you do not want to vote for any of the candidates, you can vote for 'Re-Open Nominations', otherwise known as RON.
The Battle of the Campuses happens every year, and we expect this year's to be fiercer than ever. Which campus will have the greater voter turn-out? You will be able to keep track of live participation stats and updates on a page we will lauch nearer the time.
The following positions are listed below. After the nominations period closes on January 28th 2018, candidates will be provided training for running campaigns, elections principles, and participating in the debates.
The starting date for all positions is July 2nd 2018. Make sure you read the elections guide for position descriptions.
- UWSU President
- Vice-President Cavendish
- Vice-President Marylebone
- Vice-President Harrow
- Vice-President Regent & LTS
These five full-time officers set the direction of the Students' Union. We support one sabbatical officer for each campus, along with a president, who represents all students across all campuses.
These are paid positions, enabling you to support a London life-style whilst maintaining your role.
- BAME Officer
- Disability Officer
- International Officer
- LGBTI Officer
- Women's Officer
- 4x NUS Delegates
These volunteer officers support the full-time officers and look after the interests of particular groups, such as LGBT, international and disabled students.
NUS delegates represent Westminster at the annual National Union of Students' annual conference,bringing together nearly a thousand delegates from students' unions to debate and vote on motions and elect NUS political leadership
If you are nominating yourself, you must make sure you have read the elections guide. It contains all the essential info for the positions, and how the elections process works.