Students' Union Elections 2017

During February - March 2017, the Students' Union will be holding elections to fill a number of roles across the Students' Union and University. These roles will give you valuable experience and offer you the opportunity to make change happen. You can really enhance the experience of students studying at the University! Please read on for more information or contact if you have any questions.


This is your Candidate Hub with all the information and updates you'll need.

Both the Full-time Officer and Part-time roles are amazing opportunities to gain invaluable experience in a fun and dynamic Students' Union, and make a huge impact on the lives of other students at Hertfordshire. Check the areas below to find out more:


The Full-time Officers are paid roles with a term of a year, starting in June 2017. You will be given extensive training and development opportunities, and have a variety of responsibilities including managing a portfolio of services, running events and campaigns, and representing students to senior University management. These Officers are the head of the Union, deciding what direction we go in and what student issues we focus on.

The Part-time roles are flexible and voluntary, fitting around your studies. You will be given support and training from the Union, and depending on your role could be responsible for managing projects, running eventsand campaigns, or meeting with University management. These roles will look great on your CV and will help you build the skills that employers look for!


Nominations open: 9am, Monday 27th February

Update your manifesto by 9am, Tuesday 14th March

Where will you lead us?

Our Full-time Officers and Part-time Officers and volunteers have achieved amazing things during their time with Hertfordshire Students' Union, and have since gone on to achieve even more in exciting roles. 


Students' Union Officers from around the country have gone on to fantastic things. Here Jon Snow, Alistair Stewart, Tommy Sandhu and many others tell the NUS what being a Students' Union Officer meant to them and their career: