Election Index


  1. Raise and Give (RAG) Election
  2. Academic Rep Elections
  3. Guild Council
  4. International Students' Council (I.S.C.)
  5. Liberation Campaigns
  6. Student group and Society Elections

The Student Elections 2015


Nominations: use the sign-ups under each set of primaries on this page to nominate yourself.

  • Nominations are open from 9am, Monday 2 March to 4pm, Thursday 12 March

Voting will use the election system, and be live here for the voting week

  • Voting is open from 9am, Monday 16 March to 5pm, Friday 20 March

If you would like hints and tips on Campaigning, please see our Election Training page, which also has links to the Election Rules.

Academic Elections

Academic Rep Primaries

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Guild Council

Guild Council Open Primary

Terms and Conditions | Return to top

International Students' Council

International Students' Council Primary

Terms and Conditions | Return to top

Liberation Campaigns

Liberation Campaigns Primary

Terms and Conditions | Return to top

Student group and Society Elections


Mind Your Head Society Committee Election 2015

The election for Mind Your Head Society committee posts for 2015-16

6 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 17:00 on Wednesday 18 March 2015 (in 18 days)

The polls open at 18:30 on Thursday 19 March 2015 (in 19 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Latin American Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee for 2015-16 of the Latin American Society

4 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 13:00 on Tuesday 10 March 2015 (in 10 days)

The polls open at 13:30 on Tuesday 10 March 2015 (in 10 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Feminist Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of Feminist Society for 2015-16

8 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 16:00 on Monday 9 March 2015 (in 9 days)

The polls open at 09:00 on Tuesday 10 March 2015 (in 10 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Bake Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the committee of Bake Society for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2015 (in 2 days and 11 hours)

The polls open at 21:00 on Thursday 19 March 2015 (in 19 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Fashion Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of Fashion Society for 2015-16

6 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 9 March 2015 (in 9 days)

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 16 March 2015 (in 16 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

British Red Cross Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of the University of Exeter British Red Cross Society for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 17:00 on Friday 6 March 2015 (in 6 days)

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 9 March 2015 (in 9 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Green Party Society Committee Election 2015

The committee election for the Green Party Society for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 18:00 on Monday 9 March 2015 (in 9 days)

The polls open at 19:00 on Monday 9 March 2015 (in 9 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Sociology and Anthropology Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of Sociology and Anthropology Society for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 18:00 on Wednesday 4 March 2015 (in 4 days and 20 hours)

The polls open at 19:00 on Tuesday 10 March 2015 (in 10 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

BLS Committee Election 2015

The election for the Bracton Law Society (BLS) committee for 2015-16

11 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 09:00 on Tuesday 17 March 2015 (in 17 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

ESV Committee Elections 2015

The election for the core Committee for Exeter Student Volunteers for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 17:00 on Thursday 5 March 2015 (in 5 days and 19 hours)

The polls open at 09:00 on Friday 6 March 2015 (in 6 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

LGBTQ+ Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of LGBTQ+ Society for 2015-16

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2015 (in 2 days and 11 hours)

The polls open at 09:00 on Tuesday 10 March 2015 (in 10 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Mature Students Soc. Committee Election 2015

The Election of the Mature Students' Society Committee for 2015-16

5 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 23:59 on Friday 27 February 2015 (in 2 hours and 51 minutes)

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 2 March 2015 (in 2 days and 12 hours)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Theatre-goers Committee Election 2015

The election for the Theatre-goers Society committee for 2015-16. Candidates and voters should be aware that positions may be subject to re-shuffling if required due to an uneven spread of applications over the 6 posts.

6 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 00:01 on Wednesday 4 March 2015 (in 4 days and 2 hours)

The polls open at 12:00 on Wednesday 18 March 2015 (in 18 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Politics Soc. Committee Election 2015

Committee Election for Politics Soc. for the 2015-16 year

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2015 (in 2 days and 11 hours)

The polls open at 17:00 on Friday 13 March 2015 (in 13 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Vegetarian Society Committee Election 2015

The election for the Committee of Vegetarian Soc for 2015-16

6 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 18:00 on Monday 2 March 2015 (in 2 days and 20 hours)

Please log in to vote.
Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.

ECU Committee Election 2015

The committee election for the ECU Committee 2015-16 year.

9 posts are up for election.

The polls have closed.

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who ran for each post and read their manifestos.

2015 UNICEF Committee Election

The election for the 2015-16 academic year UNICEF on Campus Committee.

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 20:00 on Saturday 28 February 2015 (in 22 hours)

The polls open at 09:00 on Sunday 1 March 2015 (in 35 hours)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Pearshaped Committee Election 2015

Committee Election for 2015 Pearshaped Society. The incoming Committee will be in post for 12 months.

5 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 01:00 on Sunday 1 March 2015 (in 27 hours)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.

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Academic Primary Terms and Conditions

Principles

  • In order to widen the voter pool to all students within a Subject/College this Open Primary approach is being used throughout cross-campus ballots except the Sabbatical Elections.
  • The results will be counted using STV for each post in turn, from the overall voting figures.

Withdrawing

  • To stand down from this election before nominations close, simply unclick the sign-up button to remove yourself.
  • Do not uncheck the sign-up unless you wish to be withdrawn from the Election.

Additional Information

  • By clicking sign-up you agree to check messages/email for communications from us, and to respond when asked to do so.
  • Failure to respond when requested may result in disqualification.
  • Roles will be offered to candidates, not 'won' - candidates will have the opportunity to refuse an offered post, which will then be offered to their nearest competitor in terms of vote share.
  • Depending on your Degree Course and type of placement, you will be offered the post relevant to you.

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Guild Council Primary Terms and Conditions

Guild Council - All Council posts

  • Roles will be offered to candidates, not ‘won’ – candidates will have the opportunity to refuse an offered post, which will then be offered to their closest competitor in terms of vote share.
  • Where you do not ‘win’ a named post in an Open Primary you will be counted again for any open posts.
  • If you have already won a post which sits with Guild Council (i.e. College Officer or Society Officer) then you will be disqualified by law from taking a second seat on Guild Council and disqualified first from the election count.

Principles

  • In order to widen the voter pool to all students this Open Primary approach is being used throughout cross-campus ballots except the Sabbatical Elections.
  • The results will be counted using STV for each post in turn, from the overall voting figures.
  • One half of the number elected in this round will be offered to first year students in the 2015 Election in October so that participation remains open to all. This guarantees that each ‘year’ cohort has a chance to be one third of Council’s membership.

Withdrawing

  • To stand down from an election before nominations close, simply unclick the sign up button to remove yourself.
  • Do not uncheck the sign-up unless you wish to withdraw from the Election.

Communication

  • The website mailing system will be used to communicate with you – check your messages daily if possible.
  • Failure to respond to important communication may result in your disqualification.

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International Students’ Council Primary Terms and Conditions

International Students' Council
  • Where you do not ‘win’ a named post in an Open Primary you will be counted again for any open posts.
  • Roles will be offered to candidates, not ‘won’ – candidates will have the opportunity to refuse an offered post, which will then be offered to their closest competitor in terms of vote share.

Principles

  • In order to widen the voter pool to all students this Open Primary approach is being used throughout cross-campus ballots except the Sabbatical Elections.
  • The results will be counted using STV for each post in turn, from the overall voting figures.

Withdrawing

  • To stand down from an election before nominations close, simply unclick the sign up button to remove yourself.
  • Do not uncheck the sign-up unless you wish to withdraw from the Election.

Communication

  • The website mailing system will be used to communicate with you – check your messages daily if possible.
  • Failure to respond to important communication may result in your disqualification.
  • You will be able to select a list of posts for which you wish to be counted - you will not be offered a role you do not want to take.

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Liberation Campaigns Primary Terms and Conditions

Liberation Campaigns

  • All Liberation Campaigns elected students will be known as Liberation Campaigns Officer
  • Specific points of personal identity and belonging can be adopted by individual officers - for example a Black female student could identify herself as Women's Liberation Officer, Black Liberation Officer or Black Women's Liberation Officer at her own preference.
  • Candidates should only disclose personal information that they wish all students to know - it is not required that you disclose in order to stand for Liberation Campaigns
  • There will be no limit set for Liberation Campaigns in terms of the number of posts offered.
  • Three members of Liberation Campaigns will also be Guild Council members
  • Liberation campaigns is to be an intersectional campaign group, based on grass-roots activism and social justice.

Withdrawing

  • To stand down from an election before nominations close, simply unclick the sign up button to remove yourself.
  • Do not unclick the sign-up unless you wish to withdraw from the Election.

Communication

  • The website mailing system will be used to communicate with you – check your messages daily if possible.
  • Failure to respond to important communication may result in your disqualification.

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