Student Voice Team

028 9097 3696

Second Floor
Students' Union - Elmwood

Election Timeline

There is lots happening over election time!

These are all the key dates that you need to know about ...

If you want to lead the change and put yourself forward to represent 25,000+ students, stand for election for one of the 6 Full-Time or 10 Part-Time Student Officer positions.

Make sure you submit your nomination form, equality monitoring form (Full-Time positions only) and all of your publicity and election materials (Full-Time positions only) to the Student Voice Team (on behalf of the Returning Officer). You can do all of this electronically by following our Stand for Election guidence.

Nominations for all positions close on Wed 5 Feb, 5pm.

Book a short, confidential, one-to-one session with one of our Student Voice Team.

You can find out more about the roles and/or talk about your manifesto plans.

You can ask for background information and any facts and figures that we have to hand. It will help you prepare a great manifesto and be ready for the Candidate Question Time!

They can also answer/signpost any relevant questions you may have about:

  • completing your studies if you are a PGT student
  • your visa if you are an international student
  • any support you may need if you are a disabled student

Contact us to Book a Candidate Clinic and our Student Voice Team will be in touch to arrange a session.

Each session one-to-one session will last for 30-60 minutes at most, depending on amount of detail that you are looking for!

This workshop will help you develop a winning campaign and communications plan!

At this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Plan your election campaign to be as successful as possible
  • Canvass students and convince them to vote for you
  • Develop short, effective, election pitches for talking to students
  • Prepare and plan your speech for the Candidate Question Time (FT Officer posts only)

All candidates are welcome to attend.

  • Thurs 6 Feb, 1pm - 3pm (SU Elmwood, Clubroom 5)

Attend this session with the QUBSU Marketing Team to record your Manifesto Video so you can be promoted as a candidate across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Tues 11 Feb, individual timeslots to be allocated (Location: Club Room 4, Level 1, SU ELmwood)

You must be available for your assigned timeslot if you wish to have a manifesto video created.

Come along to this compulsory meeting to learn all you all you need to know about being a candidate in the Student Officer Elections.

You will receive an official briefing from the Returning Officer on the rules and on campaigning tips.

Printed campaign materials will be delivered and given out to candidates at this meeting. As soon as this meeting is over, it's all systems go. Good luck!

  • Tue 18 Feb, 5pm (Peter Froggatt Centre, PFC/02/11)

Have you got something you want to ask one of the candidates? Have you read something in one of the manifestos that you want to know more about? Now is your chance.

Submit your question/s to the Student Voice Team by 11am 18 Feb, tweet @QUBSU #LeadQUBSU or anonymously submit them into the question box during the event.

  • Tue 18 Feb, 1pm (The Speakeasy, First Floor)

Lead the change and choose who represents you and leads your Union.

The Student Officer Team will represent you and the 25,000+ other students at Queen’s.

They’ll also make real decisions that make a real impact on your life.

Vote on from 7am, 24 Feb - 5pm 25 Feb!

Hurrah! You've voted.

It's time to see who has made the cut. Join us for the big reveal - live.

  • Tue 25 Feb, 8pm (The Speakeasy, First Floor)