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2022 Elections are coming soon!

Get that competitive edge, advance your leadership skills and make a difference at Herts

Elections 2022

The countdown has begun! The launch of nominations is only days away as from the 31st January you can put yourself forward to run in this years Elections.

If you’ve never heard of the Students’ Union’s Elections, here’s what you need to know…


Every year you vote in four students who represent you to the University and nationally for 12 months. These are your Elected Officers. They campaign for change, host focus groups and forums, run activities, and take your views to top University staff.

The four Elected Officer roles are: President, Vice President Activities, Vice President Community and Vice President Education. The students elected will represent all 24,000 students at Herts. If elected, you’ll get the chance to put into action skills you have built up over the years, plus learn new ones, gaining valuable experience being part of the Union’s full-time staff team and SU Trustee Board.

Does this sound like your next challenge? All you need to do is put yourself forward. Find out more below and view all the details here



Nominations open on Monday 31st January and close on Monday 14th February. 

This is where you can put yourself forwards for one of the Elected Officer roles.

Please note that HIC students and students that enrolled in January 2022 are not eligible to nominate themselves. 



Voting will be open for two days on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March. 

This is where students are invited to vote on who the new Elected Officers should be. The results will be announced on Friday 4th March. 

Please note that HIC students are not able to vote in the Elections. 

Once the results are announced, the four students successfully elected into their positions will have a few months before officially starting their roles in July. 


We’re also looking for 4 NUS Delegates! 

Not sure about becoming an Elected Officer but want election and representation experience? The NUS Delegate role enables students to represent Herts nationally at the NUS National Conference. You can put yourself forward to become an NUS Delegate during the Nominations period. Students will be able to elect their favourite NUS Delegate candidates into the role during the Voting period. Find out more here


If you think you can lead change at Herts and want to get the competitive edge over others, make a difference for students by putting yourself forward in this year’s SU Elections. 


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