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SU Officer Elections

SU Officer Elections

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Other Elections

Academic Rep Elections

Role descriptions for the Academic posts are available in the resources section

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CSSU Rep Elections

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Diversity and Support Group Elections

By-election: Diversity and Support Committee Elections 2020/21

Diversity and Support group committee elections

25 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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By-election: Diversity and Support Executive Committee 2020/21

Election for the Diversity and Support Executive Committee.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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Elections Committee Election

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Equality and Diversity Committee Elections

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Faculty Rep Elections

Hall Committee Elections

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Media Elections

By-election: Media Committee Elections 2020/21

Election for Media Committee positions.

11 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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By-election: Media Executive Committee 2020/21

Election for Media Executive Committee

3 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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NUS Delegate Elections

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Postgraduate Association (PGA) Elections

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Politics & Activism Group Elections

By-election: Politics and Activism Elections 2020/21

22 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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Society Elections

By-election: Societies Committee Elections 2020/21

Election for Society committee positions.

330 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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By-election: Societies Executive Committee 2020/21

Election for Societies Executive Committee positions

3 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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Sport Elections

By-election: Sport Committee Elections 2020/21

Election for all Sports Club committees

98 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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By Election: Sport Executive Committee 2020/21

The SU Sport Executive Committee meets every 2 to 3 weeks during term time with the purpose of developing the offer of Students’ Union Sport. There are specific and non-specific duties which vary from financial management to running major events such as Varsity and Snowball. These positions offer great personal development both within sports management and with more general skills.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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Senate Rep Elections

Volunteer Elections

By-election: Volunteer Group Elections 2020/21

Volunteer groups committee elections

22 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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By-election: Volunteer Liaison Election 2020/21

Election for the role of Volunteer Liaison Officer

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Tuesday 14 April 2020 (in 4 days and 19 hours)

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For all questions relating to candidate rulings or complaints about a particular election, contact sureturningofficer@bath.ac.uk

Why your vote makes a difference to your life at University

The Students’ Union is, as the name says, a union of students, students here at Bath.  Students, supported by full time staff, are working for the benefit of students at many different levels in the SU. 

Most of the non-academic activities here at Bath are run through the SU.  Look at the tabs at the top of this web page to see the variety covered.  Activities are grouped into different areas for the usual organisational reasons.  There are the sporting clubs, the non-sporting societies, the volunteering groups, support groups and more.  Individual activity groups are run by committees, the areas into which these individual activity groups fall are run by executive committees.  The committees and executive committees are all students, students who are elected by their fellow students.

Bath has a very strong academic representation system.  Students are elected from every year, for every course, again by their fellow students.  They are elected to represent their peers on their programme and in their year both on their departmental Student, Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) and in the Students’ Union’s Academic Council meetings.

Students sit on several University committees, two of the most important being Senate and Council, Senate, Students’ Union (CSSU), both chaired by the Vice Chancellor.  The students who sit on these committees are elected from the student body.

The leaders of the Students’ Union are the six officers, who are also elected from and by the student body.  These officers are also trustees of the Students’ Union which is a registered charity.  The six posts are:

  • SU President
  • Education Officer
  • Community Officer
  • Activities Officer
  • Sport Officer
  • Postgraduate Officer

They have collective and team responsibilities but all also have their own discrete areas of responsibility, leading the various areas mentioned above.

In each and all of these areas students are elected by other students to lead and to represent them, whether it’s the rowing club or the Sports executive committee, an academic rep or a SU officer.

You can be part of this.  You might want to be involved in running an activity group, an area or representing your course mates or leading the whole SU but if you don’t, you should have an opinion about and a say in choosing who does. 

So make sure that you do something important: VOTE