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Election Candidate Hub
The candidate hub is here with resources and guides to help you campaign and run in the SU elections.
For any questions and help, then please contact the student voice
Linkedin Learning

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 Linkedin University account and other information

LinkedIn Learning Candidate Training
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

Tips for a digital election

We want to help you to connect with as many students as possible and for you to consider a number of digital methods of communication. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.


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

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

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How to use LinkedIn Learning

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

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

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 Linkedin Learning 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


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