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Notice is hereby given that elections are to be held for the following positions in City Students’ Union:

Full Time Paid Sabbatical Positions

Number to be elected

President, Students’ Union

1

Vice President, Education

1

Vice President, Activities and Development

1

 

Part-Time Executive Positions

Number to be elected

School Representative Office, School of Arts and Social Sciences

1

School Representative Office, Cass Business School

1

School Representative Office, City Law School

1

School Representative Office, School of Health

1

School Representative Office, School of Mathematics, Engineering and Computing Science

1

Graduate School Officer

1

International Students’ Officer

1

Disabled Students’ Officer

1

Womens’ Officer

1

Black, Minority and Ethnic Students’ Officer

1

LGBT Students’ Officer

1

Ethics & Environment Officer

1

Sports’ Officer

1

 

Other Part Time Officer Positions

Number to be elected

Raising and Giving (RAG) Officer

1

Nomination Papers

Nominations can be submitted electronically via the website www.culsu.co.uk/elections or papers can be obtained in hard-copy from the Students’ Union Office, EG01 (Drysdale Building), City University London Students’ Union, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB

Office Hours: 10am to 4pm Monday – Friday

Email: suelections@city.ac.uk

Forms are available from the 23rd January until the 17th February.

Eligibility

All students pursuing a programme of study as defined by the University Senate and with a current enrolment record may stand. A programme of study means full-time or part-time study at undergraduate or postgraduate level leading to a University award.

  • It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure their enrolment record is up to date before submitting their nomination form.
  • Students who have decided to opt out of Students’ Union membership are not eligible to stand in any Students’ Union election.
  • Occasional students as defined by Senate or those who are at validated, partnership institutions are not entitled to stand.
  • The following constituency based limitations apply
    • All eligible students may stand for the positions of President, VP Education, VP Activities and Development, Raising and Giving Officer, Ethics & Environment Officer and Sports’ Officer.
    • Students may only stand for the School Representative Officer post for the School in which they are registered. Only Postgraduate Students in the Graduate School may stand for the post of Graduate School Officer,
    • Only students who do not have United Kingdom citizenship can stand for the position of International Students Officer.
    • Only students who self-define as belonging to the groups represented by the individual Officers may stand for the following positions: Womens’ Officer; Black Minority and Ethnic students’ Officer; Disabled Students’ Officer; LGBT Officer. For example, only those who self-define as LGBT may stand for LGBT students’ Officer.

Deadline for Nominations

Nomination papers must be submitted online or returned by the candidate in person to the Reception, City Students’ Union, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB so that they are received no later than 1pm on Friday 17th February 2016. Nominations submitted after this date and time will not be considered under any circumstances.

Candidates’ Meeting

All candidates are required to attend a meeting with the Deputy Returning Officer which will take place in Room AG01, College Building at 2pm-3pm on Monday 20th February 2017. This will also be repeated on the same day at 4pm-5pm in Room AG01, College Building.

Candidates who are unable to attend must contact the Deputy Returning Officer by email suelections@city.ac.uk, before the meeting.

Contacting the Returning/Deputy Returning Officer

The Returning Officer (Peter Robertson) and Deputy Returning Officer (Laura Dickens) may be contacted via the following email address suelections@city.ac.uk  

Please send all questions about the elections through to suelections@city.ac.uk  

 

 

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