Each Elections period runs from the open of nominations through to results night, which can span up to 3 months. In between those dates there is a lot going on!

Nominations Open
Wednesday 8th January 2020

You can submit your nomination via our online form.

Nominations Close
Thursday 6th February 2020

Late submissions will not be accepted.

Candidate Academy
Saturday 8th February 2020

Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 at the Union. Introduction to the elections process and support to set you up as a fully fledged candidate. You’ll get guidance on writing your manifesto and on how to campaign when voting opens. All candidates are expected to attend, email elections@upsu.net as early as possible to arrange an alternative briefing.

Manifesto, Expenses & Publicity Deadline
Friday 14th February 2020

Candidates, following the Academy, must submit their manifesto points, expenses and publicity by 4:00pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Voting Opens
Monday 24th February 2020

Voting will be open online-only to eligible students with a UoP computer account.

Voting Closes
Friday 28th February 2020

Voting closes automatically online at 12:30pm

Results Night
Friday 28th February 2020

The successful candidates will be announced live at the Results Night, hosted at a surprise venue!

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Training for successful candidates will begin in June, including a handover with the outgoing post holders.

Take Office
Wednesday 1st July 2020

The successful candidates will take up their posts formally from the 1st July and hold office until 30th June 2019.