UPSU Elections 2021/22: Results have been announced!!   View the results

Election Candidate Hub

Resources and guides to help you campaign in the race to run UPSU
LinkedInLearning

Every student at the University of Plymouth has free access to Linkedin Learning. We have gathered a variety of useful videos for student candidates to learn how to digitally promote themselves and develop skills to run a successful campaign as well as building your LinkedIn profile for the future.

Setting up your free University account and other information - UoP FAQ's

LinkedInLearning Candidate Training
Host a Virtual Event

Connect with students virtually by hosting online events. We can help you to promote your event on the Elections page and on the 'What's on' section of the UPSU website which has on average 6,500 views a day. Fill out the form below to submit your event.

Please note that these events won't be shared publicly through the UPSU website until all candidates are announced on Wednesday 24th February.

Submit your event
Submit a query

If you have questions about any aspect of the election process and would like further information, or are concerned about the behaviour of another candidate, contact our Student Voice Team who will be happy to discuss your query futher.

Let us know your query by completing the form below. This form will be shared with the Student Voice team only who will get in touch with you to discuss further

Submit your query Election Rules 2021

LinkedIn Learning

A Digital Election for a Digital Year

We want to help you to connect with as many students as possible. We recognise that this year may feel more challenging with social distancing measures and being unable to speak to as many students face to face, but with our virtual presence growing every day we feel this will be just as effective.

 
Software
Free University software available...

All University of Plymouth students have free access to some of to Unis software from home.
 Free University Software 

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Taking a Professional Photo - Read

Make sure your Candidate Photo is the best it can be for your Profile.

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How to use LinkedIn Learning - Watch

Learn online, at your own pace, with a library of 5,000+ creative, business, and technology courses, on subjects from art to Zend.

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Creating online engagement - Watch

It's easier than ever to create an online community of your own.


Software
Free online software...

Here are a range of free tools that are available to you, we have gathered tutorials for most of these tools in your LinkedinLearning playlist.


Creating Video Content
A guide for students

Includes filming techniques, getting set up and recording through Zoom and Powerpoint.

Read here

Advice to Presenters - Presenting Live
A guide to hosting online live events

General advice and guidance plus tips on lighting, sound and framing

Read here

Social Media tips from your SU
Our tips for running your Social Media

Read up on our tips for working with Social Media, and keeping your campaign positive.

Read here