Executive and Part-Time Officer Elections 2020

Nominations for Executive Officer, Part-Time Officer and NUS National Conference Delegate Elections 2020 are Open

The Union Executive Officers are vital to helping our Students’ Union run smoothly, facilitating change within the University and ensuring the students’ voice is heard. Becoming a Union Executive Officer is your chance to be part of something BIG, have some fun, and shape your Students' Union. It is also a unique opportunity to develop an exceptional range of skills at director/trustee level within this full time paid position that would start in late June 2020.

We are beginning the search 2020-2021 Executive Officer Team, you are eligible to stand if you are currently enrolled as a student and the roles available are

In addition we are looking for our next set of Part-Time Officers, within this role you will be the first point of contact for the students you represent and will run campaigns to make a positive impact at the University of Leicester.  Full training will be provided and it is an opportunity to develop an exceptional range of skills.

We have eight positions to be filled; LGBT Officer, Women's Officer, Distance Learning Officer, Mature and Part-Time Students’ Officer, International Officer, BAME Officer, Trans and Non Binary Officer and Accessibility Officer.  These positions commence in September 2020 and are 12 month voluntary positions that you would hold alongside your studies.  As such, you must be a student next year and must identify within the relevant category to nominate yourself or vote for a representative. For full details of these roles click here

Finally you are able to represent Leicester Students' Union by becoming a NUS National Conference Delegate,  the Union will pay for all travel and expenses if you are successfully elected with the conference taking place in Liverpool between Tuesday 31 March and Thursday 2 April 2020.

Nominations are now open for all roles, to find out more information on the roles, the election itself or to find out what is involved either:-

  • Attend one of the information sessions taking place on:-
    • 22 January at 2.00pm in KE 528

    • 27 January at 11.00am in KE 324

    • 30 January at 3.00pm in KE 526

    • 04 February at 11.00am in Bennett G85

  • Arrange an half an hour meeting with our current President by emailing Malak with details of your availability
  • Vist the Candidates Resources page that includes the timetable, rules, copies of old manifesto booklets and campaigning tips 
  • Email a member of the election team either Ian (irb2@le.ac.uk ) or Malak (mm908@le.ac.uk). 

If you know someone who you think would potentially make a good officer then you can let us know by completing the suggest an officer form.