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Any student can nominate themselves in our elections and we're here to help you.

You're more than welcome to speak to current officers and/or members of staff to find out more about what each role entails, as well as for tips and advice on running for an elected position. You can find everyone's contact details here.

Elected officers and representatives work within the University and Students' Union to make things better for Sussex students. This could be as part of formal committees, through informal meetings, working on relevant projects and campaigns, and working closely with other officers, members of staff and students.

There are a range of roles, and you can find out more by clicking on the links on the right. Whether you are a Student Rep, a Trustee, a Representative, or an Officer, you will be playing a key role in ensuring student voices are heard at Sussex. Register your interest below, and we will contact you when nominations are open for your position. 

Here are some helpful hints and tips from current elected officers on writing your manifesto and this presentation gives more information on what the roles entail. 

If you have decided you want to nominate yourself, you can do here


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Elections

Election dates

Candidates announced
25th February noon - 12:01pm
Check our website to see who is standing for this year's election
Voting opens for Executive and Trustee elections and NUS delegate election
4th March 9am - 8th March 5pm
Vote now to choose your representatives
Results announced for Exec and Trustee election
8th March 6:30pm - 7pm
Results of the Exec and Trustee election will be announced in Falmer House Common Room