Election Notice

We are an organisation led by students, for students. This is your chance to have a say in who leads you, and to make sure you are represented on campus.

We are an organisation led by students, for students. This is your chance to have a say in who leads you, and to make sure you are represented on campus.

Notice is hereby given that elections are to be held for the following positions at the University of Exeter Students’ Guild:

Full-Time Paid Executive Positions

Number to be elected

Guild President

1

Athletic Union President

1

VP Education

1

VP Welfare & Diversity

1

VP Activities

1

VP Postgraduate

1

Part-Time Executive Positions

Number to be elected

PVP PGR (paid, 10-hour per week contract)

1

Student Trustee

4

Humanities College Officer

1

Social Sciences College Officer

1

Engineering, Maths and Physical Sciences College Officer

1

Life and Environmental Sciences College Officer

1

Business School College Officer

1

Medicine and Health College Officer

1

Guild Councillors

Number to be elected

Guild Chair

1

DVP International

1

DVP Equality

1

DVP Wellbeing

1

DVP Sustainability

1

DVP Democracy & Governance

1

DVP Societies

1

Shadow Councillor

12

 

Academic Representation

Number to be elected

Accounting and Finance Subject Chair

1

Arab and Islamic Studies Subject Chair

1

Archaeology Subject Chair

1

Art History and Visual Culture Subject Chair

1

BA Geography Subject Chair

1

Biosciences Subject Chair

1

BSc Geography Subject Chair

1

Civil Engineering Subject Chair

1

Classics and Ancient History Subject Chair

1

Computer Science Subject Chair

1

Drama Subject Chair

1

Economics Subject Chair

1

English Subject Chair

1

Film Studies Subject Chair

1

Flexible Combined Honours Subject Chair

1

History Subject Chair

1

Law Subject Chair

1

Liberal Arts Subject Chair

1

Management and Organisation Subject Chair

1

Mathematics Subject Chair

1

Mechanical Engineering Subject Chair

1

Medical Imaging Subject Chair

1

Medical Sciences Subject Chair

1

Medicine and Surgery Subject Chair

1

Modern Languages Subject Chair

1

Natural Sciences Subject Chair

1

Physics and Astronomy Subject Chair

1

Politics and International Relations Subject Chair

1

Psychology Subject Chair

1

Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Subject Chair

1

Sport & Health Sciences Subject Chair

1

Theology and Religion Subject Chair

1

Nomination Papers

Nominations will be submitted electronically via the website exeterguild.com/stand from Monday 4 February 2019 until Friday 15 February 2019

Email: elections@exeterguild.com

Eligibility

All students as defined as full members of the Students’ Guild who have a current enrolment record may stand.

  • It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that their Student Record is up to date before submitting a nomination.
  • Students who have used their legal right to opt-out of Union membership are not eligible to stand in any Students’ Guild election.
  • Occasional students as defined by Senate or those who are validated at Partner Institutions are not entitled to stand.
  • The following constituency-based limitations apply:
    • All eligible students may stand for full-time executive posts, except the VP Postgraduate post.
    • All eligible students may stand for Guild Council posts.
    • Only students registered as studying for a postgraduate degree may stand for VP Postgraduate and PVP Postgraduate Research.
    • Only students studying within an Academic College may stand for College Officer posts in the College where they are registered.
    • Only students studying within a discipline or subject may stand for Subject Chair posts in the subject where they are registered.

ELECTION REGULATIONS AND RULES

A final set of rules relating to this election will be published on 14 January 2019.

Until that date, all rules are subject to change and any current rules should not be relied on to be valid for this election.

Deadline for Nominations

Nominations are to be submitted online to be received no later than 4pm on Friday 15 February 2019. Nominations received after this time and date will not be considered under any circumstances.

Candidates’ Meeting

All candidates (or a registered agent) are required to attend a meeting with the Deputy Returning Officer which will take place at 11:30am to 1pm or 5:30pm to 7pm on Monday 18 February 2019 and also 3:30pm to 5pm on Thursday 21 February 2019.

It is compulsory for all candidates to attend one of the sessions listed above; those who are unable to attend must contact the Deputy Returning Officer by email elections@exeterguild.com before 3:30pm on Thursday 21 February 2019 or risk being disqualified.

Contacting the Deputy Returning Officer

The Returning Officer (Peter Robertson, NUS) and Deputy Returning Officer may be contacted via the following email address elections@exeterguild.com

Please send all questions about the elections to elections@exeterguild.com

Summary Timeline

Term two elections

Time

Date

Event / Stage

URL

9:00 am

Monday 4 Feb.

Stand opens

www.exeterguild.com/stand/

4:00 pm

Friday 15 Feb.

Stand closes

 

9:00 am

Monday 25 Feb

Voting opens

www.exeterguild.com/vote/

4:00 pm

Friday 1 Mar.

Voting closes

 

7:00 pm

Friday 1 Mar.

Results

 


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