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Election Posts

Summer Elections (2022)

Your Students’ Union is student-led meaning that we put you in charge of deciding, and becoming, your future student leaders. This could be leading your group, class or even the whole Union so Make Your Mark and see who will lead the next chapter of the student experience at Warwick. This election is specifically some of your SU Committee positions, Trans Students' Officer & Faculty Reps.

The polls have closed.

Trans Students’ Officer

NOTE: In order to nominate yourself for, hold or vote for this post you must self-define as a Trans student on your elections profile, so please ensure that your Elections profile is up-to-date.

  • You will represent all self-defining Trans students at Warwick University.
  • You will ensure the SU is addressing the needs of Trans students and raise awareness of the issues trans students face amongst the University community, often lobbying for change.
  • You will plan awareness events, including as part of Pride Week, and campaign against oppression of LGBTUA+ students in all its forms.
  • You will sit on the SU Liberation and Diversity Committee and be a full voting member of Student Council
  • In addition to this, you will carry out your manifesto promises.

 

PLEASE NOTE: You can only nominate yourself for one of the SU Committee & Part-Time Officer positions.

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Democracy Committee Member (4 places)

NOTE: Any student is eligible for this position.

The Democracy Committee (formerly known as Democracy Exec) plays a crucial role in ensuring the SU is fulfilling its democratic duties. The Committee is autonomous but will receive SU staff to support administrative tasks. As well as their own manifesto promises, the Committee have some core responsibilities to fulfill. 

  • Oversee all policy, motions and actions within the Union Democracy Zone
  • Steer all motions put to Student Council/ All Student Votes (ASVs) to the relevant Committees for comments and amendments
  • Assist motion writers in ensuring their motions are of good quality
  • Help organise, plan and publicise Student Councils and All Student Votes
  • Help impartially plan, organise and publicise Elections
  • Help shape the rules and regulations of Democracy
  • Formulate and carry out ideas and campaigns as a group, including campaigns to boost democratic engagement across campus
  • Assist the Democracy and Development Officer in achieving their manifesto pledges, and their mandates from the Union Democracy Policy Zone
  • Elect a Chair to represent the Committee at Student Council

Union Meetings:

  • Democracy Committee, meeting approximately once a fortnight
  • Student Council (if elected as Chair), meeting twice per term
  • All Student Meetings, meeting once per term (3 meetings in total)


PLEASE NOTE: You can only nominate yourself for one of the SU Committee & Part-Time Officer positions.

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Development Committee Member (4 places)

NOTE: any student is eligible to nominate, hold and vote for this position.

The Development Committee (formely Development Exec) is crucial in aiding student projects are up to scratch by allocating funding, and ensure the SU offers the best services possible. TThe Committee is autonomous but will receive SU staff to support administrative tasks.. As well as their own manifesto promises, the Committee have some core responsibilities to fulfill. 

  • Oversee all policy, motions and actions within the Union Development and Environment Zone
  • Allocate SU projects and campaigns funds, and any other agreed funds, according to regulations
  • Assist funding bid writers to ensure their funding bids are correct
  • Help publicise the funds the SU has to allocate and inform members what has been allocated to ensure transparency
  • Support and advise students on external sources of funding
  • Promote Union Events, Outlets and Funds
  • Help shape new and existing Union Events and Commercial Activities
  • Formulate and carry out ideas and campaigns as a group relating to SU Development
  • Assist the Democracy and Development Officer in achieving their manifesto pledges, and their mandates from the Union Development and Environment Policy Zone
  • Elect a Chair to represent the Committee at Student Council

Union Meetings:

  • Development Committee, meeting no more than once a fortnight term time
  • Student Council (if elected as Chair), meeting twice per term

 


PLEASE NOTE: You can only nominate yourself for one of the SU Committee & Part-Time Officer positions.

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Welfare Committee Member (4 places)

NOTE: any student is eligible to nominate, hold and vote for this position.

The Welfare Committee (formely Welfare Exec) prioritises student welfare and drives change for students in a meaningful way. The Committee is autonomous but will receive SU staff to support administrative tasks. As well as their own manifesto promises, the Committee have some core responsibilities to fulfil. 

  • Oversee all Policy, motions and actions within the Union Welfare Zone
  • Review motions steered to the Committee by the Democracy Committee
  • Support and review student wellbeing on campus and in the community
  • Support the work of campaign leaders and evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns
  • Help organise, promote and carry out welfare campaigns
  • Assist the Welfare and Campaigns Officer in achieving their manifesto pledges, and their mandates from the Union Welfare Policy Zone.
  • Elect a Chair to represent the Committee at Student Council 

Union Meetings:

  • Welfare Committee, meeting at least 4 times per term
  • Student Council (if elected as Chair), meeting twice per term

 


PLEASE NOTE: You can only nominate yourself for one of the SU Committee & Part-Time Officer positions.

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Environment Committee - Committee Member (4 places)

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Sports Committee - Member (6 places)

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Societies Committee - Member (6 places)

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Arts Faculty Rep (Open) (3 places)

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Arts Faculty Rep (PGR)

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Arts Faculty Rep (PGT)

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SEM Faculty Rep (Open) (3 places)

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SEM Faculty Rep (PGR)

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SEM Faculty Rep (PGT)

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Social Sciences Faculty Rep (Open) (3 places)

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Social Sciences Faculty Rep (PGR)

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Social Sciences Faculty Rep (PGT)

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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.

democracy@warwicksu.com