Forget the holidays - Elections are coming!

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The time has finally come! It's been a long, hot summer and at last, it's almost here. Winter is coming!! Oh wait, no... sorry, that's something else.

Even better, Elections are Coming!!

If you want to run in this years' elections, be that for a paid (18k, thank you very much) Full Time Officer role or one of voluntary Part Time Officer roles, now is the time to start thinking about putting yourself forward. Nominations are open now and will remain open until the 18th of February at 9.00am, so you have plenty of time to decide if you would like to run, find out more about the roles or fight off the White Walkers.  We will then announce the candidates on the 22nd of February before voting opens on Thursday 28th of Februrary. If you are interested in running for a role you can find out more here. If you would just like to find out more, please join the information list. You can also ask any direct questions you may have to elections@derbyunion.co.uk.  

The following full time officer trustee positions will be up for election:

President, Vice President - Community, Vice President - Welfare, Vice President - Activities and Vice President - Education. Additionally elections will be held for the following part time positions:-

Title
Buxton Chair
Buxton Events Officer
Buxton Activities Officer
Union Equality and Diversity Council Chair
Part Time Officer (Disabilities)
Part Time Officer (Ethnic Minorities)
Part Time Officer (Gender)
Part Time Officer (LGBTQ+)
Part Time Officer (Mental Health Awareness)
Part Time Officer (Ethics and Environment)
Part Time Officer (International Students)
Part Time Officer (Art and Media Studies)
Part Time Officer (Buxton HE)
Part Time Officer (Chesterfield)
Part Time Officer (Derby Business School)
Part Time Officer (Derby Law School)
Part Time Officer (Design)
Part Time Officer (Education Chair)
Part Time Officer (Education and Childhood)
Part Time Officer (Electronics, Computing and Maths)
Part Time Officer (Environmental Sciences)
Part Time Officer (Human Sciences)
Part Time Officer (Humanities and Journalism)
Part Time Officer (Joint Honours)
Part Time Officer (Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment)
Part Time Officer (Music and Performance)
Part Time Officer (Social and Community Studies)
Part Time Officer (Social Sciences)
Part Time Officer (Therapeutic Practice)
Part Time Officer (Part Time Students)
Part Time Officer (Post Graduate Research)
Part Time Officer (Post Graduate Taught)
Part Time Officer (Student Parents)
Part Time Officer (UDOL Students)
Union Societies Chair
Union Sports Chair

 

Two further positions are planned to be introduced this year pending approval at the Union Extraordinary General Meeting on Tuesday 5th February: Mature Students Officer and Commuting Students Officer. 

More information on all things Elections will be coming in the New Year and in the meantime, if you want any further information, advice or pointers in relation to the elections, please email laura.maher@derbyunion.co.uk

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