The Candidate Hub is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know through the Elections process, including resources to help you write your application, build a platform, and design your campaign.
1. Prepare your application >> 2. Submit your application >> 3. Get prepared >> 4. Campaign
Application deadline: Friday 24 February, 5pm
Saturday 25 February, 11am - 1pm (Microsoft Teams)
Monday 27 February, 5pm - 7pm (Microsoft Teams)
Wednesday 1 March, 1pm - 3pm (Hallam Students' Union)
Candidate name release: Friday 3 March, 5pm
Voting begins: Monday 6 March, 9am
Voting week ends: Friday 10 March, 2pm
Results announcement: Friday 10 March (time TBC)
What you need to do before voting week.
Submit your application (Deadline: Friday 24 February, 5pm)
Attend a candidate briefing session
Set a reminder for candidate briefing
Plan your campaign spending (each candidate may spend and claim back up to £50 of spending)
All candidates are eligible to apply for a travel bursary through the Inclusion Fund to support in the costs associated with travelling to campus during voting week (6-10 March). The maximum amount you will be eligible for is £20.
When applying, you will need to include the following information in your supporting statement:
Apply for travel bursary
If you have an accessibility need and require further information, please contact the Democracy team at email@example.com
The following resources will help you to build your campaign.
Building your platform
Students' Union Logo Assets (.docx)
Voting URLS (.docx)
Writing your application
Candidate briefing sessions will provide candidates with vital information regarding elections rules and regulations, and most importantly, running a successful elections campaign! We will be sharing some of our top tips on building a successful elections campaign and getting your message out there.
If you have any questions regarding your campaign, please get in touch with our Democracy Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.