SU Council Elections

The SU is run by students, for students. The SU Council is a group of students from across different groups and departments who oversee what the SU does.

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Voting is now open in the SU Council Elections 2019. Have your say about who you want to represent you in your SU.

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SU Council Elections Timeline

Monday 21st October, 10am

Voting Begins

Wednesday 23rd October, 5pm

Voting Ends

Thursday 24th October

SU Council Elections Results Announced

You Run Your SU

All students of the University of Sheffield are full members of the Students' Union, and they set its operational, political, financial and strategic direction.

As a member of the SU, you engage in all areas of democratic decision making. Whether that is electing diverse leaders who represent your interests, or participation in decision-making through referenda, petitions, debates, surveys and discussions.

Roles on SU Council

46 Departmental Councillors act as the voice of students in each department on big SU issues. Should Wednesday afternoons be left free for student wellbeing? Should we have nap spaces in our libraries?

11 Representative Councillors represent liberation, campaigning and social groups on campus. Should more be done to widen participation on campus? Should sanitary products be free? How should funding and space be allocated to student groups?

If elected to SU Council, you will have the opportunity to lead SU Council meetings, setting the agenda and overseeing lively debate and discussion at SU Council meetings.

Election Documents

Here are some essential pieces of information which you will need as a candidate in the SU Elections

Election Rules Candidate Expenses Form Election Complaints Form

Questions about elections?

Team elections are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the elections process or the roles of the SU Councillor and NUS Delegate. Get in touch:

0114 222 8535

elections@sheffield.ac.uk

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