UPSU Elections 2022: Nominations now open!    Nominate Yourself Suggest a Student
Standing in the Elections

How to stand for a role

  1. Choose a role
    What position do you want to run for? Look at the positions available to stand in a consider if you would suit the role. See the roles
  2. Read the elections rules
    Have a read through the UPSU elections rules and double check if there if there is anything unclear. Download Rules
  3. Write your manifesto
    Now you've chosen a role you like, you need to think about why. The manifesto is your official statement which sets out your experience, goals and the reasons why students should vote for you. For advice on writing your manifesto, speak to one of the current Sabbatical Officers or visit the Student Voice office in the SU.
How to write a manifesto
  1. Complete the online nomination form
    Simply login with your university login details on and then complete the online application.
  2. Attend the candidate training
    All candidates must attend the candidate training, date and locations to be confirmed. It’ll be a chance for you to get to know your fellow candidates, familiarise yourself with the election rules and get some last minute campaigning tips!
  3. You're a candidate! What next?
    Congratulations, you’re standing in the Student Elections! Get campaigning and win those votes.