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Autumn Elections 2017

Nominations close at 12:00 on Friday 13 October 2017 (in 19 days)

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Democracy Exec Member (6 places)

The Democracy Exec is at the heart of the SU’s democratic process and plays a crucial role in ensuring the Union is fulfilling its democratic duties. As a member, you’ll have various responsibilities including helping to plan, publicise and orchestrate SU Referenda, Student Council, and SU, Local and National elections.

In addition, the Democracy exec in the past has formulated and carried out its own ideas and campaigns to boost democratic engagement across campus. The Democracy Exec is also integral to reviewing and steering all proposed policy and supporting all students in the Democratic process. Get involved and stand for election!

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Development Exec Member (6 places)

The Development Exec is responsible for discussing and improving Union Events and Commercial Activities. As a member of the Development Exec you will also be responsible for allocating the SU’s Project Fund and Campaigns Fund throughout the year and helping students explore funding beyond the SU.

The Exec will also work closely with the Environment and Ethics Officers and help them with their priorities for the year as well as formulating and developing campaigns of their own related to environmental issues. In addition the exec will be able to work on its own schemes and campaigns which are created by the exec members themselves. These can relate to various areas development which is a broad term that stretches from accommodation to transport!

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Education Exec Member (4 places)

With over 700 Course Reps across all departments and 9 Faculty Reps, whether you’re an Undergrad or Postgrad, improving your Education is at the core of what the SU is here for. The Education Exec is your opportunity to work alongside Faculty Reps and staff not only in reviewing issues raised from Faculty Boards and SSLC’s, but to organise and campaign on the issues that affect every single student.

The Education Exec is a vital part of the SU. 4 directly elected members will be working alongside the Education Officer and UG Faculty Reps to create positive change through collaborating on campaigns that will affect students locally and nationally, as well as supporting over 700 Course Reps. If you have good ideas on how to make students’ educational experience better, or just want to get involved, stand for election!

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Foundation Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees.

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International Students' Officer (EU)

The International Students' Officers coordinate the representation of members of the international community at a campus, local and national level. Raising awareness of issues affecting international students in all areas and ensuring their views and opinions are reflected in all areas of Union and University activity.

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International Students' Officer (Non-EU)

The International Students' Officers coordinate the representation of members of the international community at a campus, local and national level. Raising awareness of issues affecting international students in all areas and ensuring their views and opinions are reflected in all areas of Union and University activity.

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Medical Faculty Taught Representative (2 places)

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

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Mental Health Awareness Campaigns Reps (2 places)

Mental Health Awareness Campaigns Representatives work alongside the Welfare Exec to develop campaigns relating to mental health. If you’re passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues, this is your chance to help run effective campaigns that actively help and educate students. In previous years we have had MHAC Reps running a Mental Health Panel, inviting students to speak about their own experiences, and contributing heavily to the running of Mental Health Awareness Week. You can also work alongside the Welfare Officer to promote lesser known and more stigmatised mental health issues.

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NUS National Conference Delegates (6 places)

Elected Delegates will be attending the NUS National Conference 2018 on the 27-29th March to vote and decide on NUS Policy & Officer Positions. As a Warwick SU Delegate, you’d be expected to vote in line with current SU Policy unless you explicitly expressed otherwise in your manifesto. This year there will be an additional election where students can vote for who they wish their delegate to vote for at the NUS National Conference, therefore you will be expected to vote in line with the results of this election unless you explicitly expressed otherwise in your manifesto. The Delegation comprises of 6 elected members and the President. Given requirements for a gender balanced delegation, at least 3 of the elected Delegates shall be self-defining Women.

This year's NUS National Conference Delegate Election has been moved from Spring to Autumn due to the Conference being held earlier than usual this year and to allow time for a vote to be held for who Warwick students want their delegates to vote for in the National Conference. This second vote is a result of policy 093 (A Greater Say for Students at Warwick on the NUS Leadership Elections)  passed at last year's SU Referenda.

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Part-Time and Mature Students' Officer

The Part-Time and Mature Students' Officer represents all part-time and mature students in the related department’s maintaining communication with staff, departments, SSLC’s and the Students’ Union. Raising awareness of issues affecting part-time and mature students in all areas and ensuring their views and opinions are reflected in all areas of Union and University activity.

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Postgraduate Exec Member (Research) (2 places)

The Postgrad community makes up nearly a half of all Warwick students yet goes under-represented and under-provided for. The Postgrad Exec aims to change this. With 2 directly elected Postgrad Taught and 2 Postgrad Research Exec members alongside, Medical and Postgrad Faculty Reps, the Exec will organise SU Postgrad events and act on issues arising from SSLC’s and Faculty Boards. As well as raising awareness of the services available to Postgrads, the Exec will also review the Graduate’s program

Postgraduates make up almost 50% of the student population at Warwick, and the Postgraduate Exec works to represent Postgraduate students at Warwick SU. With directly elected Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research Exec members, alongside Postgraduate Taught and Research Faculty Reps, this Exec will organise events and act on issues arising from SSLCs and Faculty Boards. As well as raising awareness of the services available to Postgraduates, the Exec will also campaign on Postgraduate concerns. If you’re keen to run campaigns and events, representing your Postgraduate peers, this is the exec for you.

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Postgraduate Exec Member (Taught) (2 places)

Postgraduates make up almost 50% of the student population at Warwick, and the Postgraduate Exec works to represent Postgraduate students at Warwick SU. With directly elected Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research Exec members, alongside Postgraduate Taught and Research Faculty Reps, this Exec will organise events and act on issues arising from SSLCs and Faculty Boards. As well as raising awareness of the services available to Postgraduates, the Exec will also campaign on Postgraduate concerns. If you’re keen to run campaigns and events, representing your Postgraduate peers, this is the exec for you.

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Postgraduate Research Arts Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

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Postgraduate Research Medical Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

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Postgraduate Research Science Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

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Postgraduate Research Social Science Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

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Postgraduate Taught Arts Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees such as the Board of Graduate Studies.

Postgraduate Faculty Representatives sit on various University committees, as well as the Postgraduate Exec. 

Faculty Representatives are responsible for overseeing problems as they arise in the faculty’s postgraduate department’s Student-Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) and introducing the function of the SSLCs to new students at the beginning of the academic year.  Faculty Representatives maintain communication with staff, departments, SSLCs and the Students’ Union, enabling the Postgraduate Exec to deal with issues as and when they arise.

This position is only open to and elected by Postgraduate students from the Arts Faculty.

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Postgraduate Taught Science Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing student’s  interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and Graduate Boards.

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Postgraduate Taught Social Sciences Faculty Representative (Reserved for Non-WBS)

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Postgraduate Taught Social Sciences Faculty Representative (Reserved for WBS)

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees.

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Societies Exec Member (8 places)

The Societies Exec is in place to support the Societies Officer in representing student’s society interests. They will work alongside the Societies Officer to make key decisions involving the future of societies while taking a leading role in the Creative Warwick campaign. The role also includes scrutinising and approving new society applications as well as judging the societies awards.

If you are a super keen societies member with ideas about how to make societies at Warwick even better then put yourself forwards!

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Sports Exec (8 places)

The Sports Exec is to support the Sports Officer in representing student sports interests, as well as holding the Sports Officer to account. They will collaborate with Warwick Sport and be a fundamental democratic body with key decision making power within The Sports Partnership groups made up of Warwick SU and Warwick Sport. The Chair of Sports Exec is also a member of Student Council.

Key areas that the Sports Exec will cover include Sport at Warwick marketing and social media communication strategies, outdoor and indoor sports representation, kit and sponsorship advice for clubs, Varsity promotion, help shape the first ever Warwick Welcome week, and support SU campaigns such as ReshapingSport. Whilst we cannot advertise specific roles, if you feel that you would like to get involved in just some of these areas then running for Sports Exec is the perfect opportunity to develop these skills and make a long-standing contribution to the sporting experience at Warwick.

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Trans Students’ Officer

The Trans Students’ Officer ensures that Trans Students are effectively represented in the Warwick community, running campaigns and highlighting the issues affecting Trans Students. You will be a full voting member of the SU Liberation and Diversity Exec and Student Council as well as the Delegate to the respective NUS Campaigns Conference.

The Trans Students’ Officer ensures that Trans Students are effectively represented in the Warwick community, running campaigns and highlighting the issues affecting Trans Students. You will be a full voting member of the SU Liberation and Diversity Exec and Student Council as well as the Delegate to the respective NUS Campaigns Conference.

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Undergraduate Physics and Formal Sciences Faculty Representative

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees.

Run to be your Faculty Representative and take the lead on academic issues, representing students’ interests on SSLCs (Student-Staff Liaison Committees) and other relevant committees. 

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Welfare Exec Member (6 places)

The Welfare Exec is platform from which to directly organise, run and launch campaigns that effect the welfare of a few or the many. If you’re passionate about raising awareness and taking action on mental health, tackling sexual violence, improving student wellbeing, alcohol and drug policy, this is the Exec for you. The Welfare Exec not only supports SU services and campaigns such as promoting the GUM clinic, but determines their own campaign priorities each term.

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Contact Us

If you need to ask any questions about the elections process, you can visit us in the Democratic Services Office on the top floor of SUHQ. Alternatively, you can contact us using the details below.