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Use your Voice: 7 reasons why!


 

Yeah, we get it. You've heard enough from us - but hear us out, here are 7 reasons why you should use your voice and vote in the Student Elections 2021 at upsu.com/elections

The following comments are based on feedback we've heard from students in previous years. If you haven't voted yet, don't see the point or don't think it's relevant to you then have a read through - voting only takes two minutes and it truly is your opportunity to shape your University experience for the better.

 


 

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1. It's literally only you that gets a say in this...

That's right, only University of Plymouth students have a vote in this election. As your Students' Union, we are 100% about you, the students of Plymouth, so we need to hear what you want for your union.

In the words of the great Jackie Weaver, "You have the authority!"

VOTE NOW!

 


 

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2. You want change? This is the most powerful way...

It's been a hard year, we know there're lots of changes that need to happen. Your Sabbatical Officers are the most powerful way to make changes within your union and your University. They will champion your voice, so make sure you vote for someone who represents your ideas. If no one does, reach out to your candidates, student feedback is what they want to hear and could help them with their campaigns.

VOTE NOW!

 


 

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3. It takes 2 minutes to vote...

Those two minutes will affect your whole year at University, is it not worth it to make positive change in your student community? Watch how to vote here. It really is super easy! 

VOTE NOW!

 


 

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4. You may not be interested in student politics, but your Sabbatical Officer team campaign on issues affecting all University of Plymouth students...

We understand, the main reason you chose to come to Uni was to study, not student politics, and you might not feel that the Sabbatical Officers or even the Students' Union as a whole are relevant to you. COVID-19 has turned many of our lives upside down and this year your team have led on campaigns regarding issues such as the Safety Net, rent rebates and student accommodation providers.

Their role is to listen to you and fight to have your voices heard in important meetings within the University and the local community, so it's vital that you choose the people who you think will do this best.

VOTE NOW!

 


 

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5. Your voice is more important than ever... 

Your voice in key University decisions has never been so important as we've all navigated through this challenging year. Sabbatical Officers are in attendance at the key meetings that make the decisions that affect you.

VOTE NOW!

 


 

 

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7. One of our core values is to empower Plymouth students...

We help you influence your university experience. We want to make you feel in control and able to shape your future. We will ensure you can make positive changes. 

Representation takes many forms including student reps, school reps and sabbatical officers. Each has their part to play in making sure that you as a member have your voice, to shape your experience at uni. We are here to empower you to use your voice and make positive changes at University to improve your experience for yourself and others. 

VOTE NOW!

 


 

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7. Your votes mean PRIZES! 

Have you missed our usual freebies? So have we! And this year is our BIGGEST EVER PRIZE DRAW for student elections. Once you've voted you'll be automatically entered to win one of our 110+ prizes!

What student doesn't want the chance to win an Apple Watch, Smart TV or a £300 voucher? If you win you get to choose your prize and we'll do the rest! All just by choosing who you want to represent you in your Students' Union, what's not to like?

VOTE NOW!

 


 

Voting is now open 

but will close at midday on Friday 5th March! Make sure you have your say and use your vote in this year's Student Elections!

 


Use your voice now!VOTE HERE