Nominations in the next Students' Association elections are now open! 

 

These elections give you the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities the Students' Association delivers for students and it's your chance to shape the organisation that represents you! 

 

There are over 50 positions available in the elections. These roles give you loads of scope to get involved with representing students, planning and carrying out campaigns on issues that are important to you and students, and ensuring that students have a voice in their schools.

 

>>Click here to see all the positions available in this year's elections!!<<

>>Click here to nominate yourself now!!<<

 

Key Dates

 

  • Nominations Period: 9am 13 Feb to 5pm 2 Mar                                   
  • Candidates’ Briefing (information session for all candidates in the election): Choice of 11am 3 Mar or 4pm 6 Mar
  • Campaigning Period: 12pm 9 Mar to 5pm 16 Mar 
  • Election Debate (for sabbatical candidates): 7pm 10 Mar
  • Voting: 10am 13 Mar to 5pm 16 Mar
  • Results Event: 6.30pm 17 Mar

 

Important information 

 

Last year, we held a referendum which directed the organisation to make some changes to our elected positions. You can see a summary of those changes below. If you have any questions about how these changes might impact a role you are considering standing for please do get in touch with one of your Sabbatical Officer, or e-mail elections@eusa.ed.ac.uk.  

 

Sabbatical Officers

 

  • An increase in Sabbatical Officers from 4 to 5 and revised remits for each of the officers
  • A new Vice-President Welfare, focused solely on devising and leading our work on welfare, equality and diversity issues
  • A new Vice-President Community, with responsibility for representing students in the local area and beyond
  • A new Vice-President Activities and Services, supporting student activities as well as the Students’ Association's commercial function
  • Renamed Vice-President Education, currently known as Vice-President Academic Affairs

 

Other Elected Representations

 

  • A completely new category of elected representatives – Activities Reps
  • Renamed Liberation Officers, currently known as Liberation Convenors, who will receive a reward payment of £1,200
  • A revised representation structure in all Schools, including new remits for the Undergraduate and Postgraduate School Reps and the removal of School Convenors.