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By-Election 2019

Hertfordshire Students' Union By-Elections 2019. We will be holding elections for NUS Delegates x6 and two Campaign Officer roles (Postgraduate Officer x1, Environmental Officer x1).

3 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 08:00 on Monday 21 October 2019 (in 3 days and 8 hours)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.


Thinking of standing? Here's everything you need to know!

Why should you stand in the Elections?

Full-time and part-time roles give you the opportunity to lead the Students' Union, campaign for positive change and represent students within the Union, University and wider community.

Depending on which role you take on, you could be responsible for the strategic direction of the Union, running events, campaigns and projects or meeting with University management regularly. Full-time roles are paid, with an elected term of one year and part-time roles are voluntary and flexible, fitting around your study schedule.

What do past officers say?
Still need convincing? Past Officers around the country have gone on to fantastic things have gone on to fantastic things! Here are some testimonials from previous Elected Officers at Hertfordshire Students' Union:



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:





1. To Submit your nomination you'll need 12 current students to sign your form, including a proposer and seconder.

2. When you submit your manifesto you can include a short video that is up to 90 seconds long. You'll have 500 words to write about yourself but make it as engaging as possible!

3. To head to a Candidate Information Session on one of the dates above as this is a compulsory meeting!


Candidate Handbook 2019


Useful links

Rules and Regulations

Bye-Laws and Policies

Complaints Form

Expenses Form

Candidate Question Time Rules


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