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Important Elections Info

Teesside University Students’ Union is a student led and completely democratic organisation. Students have the right to stand and vote in elections to choose lead members of clubs and societies, Chairs of key bodies like Athletic Union, Societies Federation and the Student Rep Forum as well as the 4 leaders of the SU and 6 representatives at the NUS  Annual Conference.

Student Leaders or Executive Officers as they're officially known are elected on an annual basis by current students and paid to work full-time to lead the SU on behalf of students, represent student opinion to the most senior figures at the University, lead various campaigns and organise key students events and activities. NUS Conference Reps attend the single biggest annual gathering of students and students' unions ....the NUS Annual Conference....to represent the views of Teesside students when the big issues facing students and the future direction of NUS are being debated and voted on. They'e both amazing opportunities to boost your CV and get the kind of experience and skills other Graduates can only dream about. Here's a few key dates to pop in your diary now, we'll give you more info about them soon but if you are thinking of running it's worth blocking out the day/ days in your diary NOW!

Elections Nominations Open - Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 

Elections Nominations Close - Fri, Feb 13th 2015

Candidates Briefing - Fri, Feb 13th 2015 from 5.15pm in the SU Building

Candidates Q and A - Fri, Mar  6th 2015 from 7pm in The Terrace

Voting Open - Mon, Mar 9th from 10am to Thu, 12th Mar 2015 at 8pm

Results Night - Fri, 13th Mar 2015 from 7pm in The Terrace

We'll be adding lots of handy information about standing in the 2015 elections here soon so keep checking back but why not E-mail: elections@tees-su.org.uk to book an appointment to speak with the current Officers and staff who work closely with them about the roles and complete our declaration of interest form to the right in the meantime?  Plus...find out more about what went on in the 2014 elections below with pics and video from the key events.

NUS have named Alison Chappell as the Returning Officer covering the 2015 TUSU Officer and NUS Conference elections. Adam Cotterill (Deputy Chief Executive, TUSU) is the Deputy Returning Officer being the point of contact for candidates during the election and has responsibility for matters relating to the conduct of the election. More details of the roles of the Returning Officer and Deputy Returning Officer are contained in the Guide to Elections.
Complete our declaration of interest form
Read our official guide to the Elections
Pics from Candidate Q and A (7th Mar 2014)
Election Videos 2014
Pics from Results Night (14th Mar 2014)

Video highlights of Results Night (14th Mar 2014)