Voice Opportunities

On this page, you will find links to all the opportunities we have available in SU Voice and how to get in touch with your representatives. Click on the relevant link to find out more or email su-voice@leicester.ac.uk to discuss them more.

NUS Delegate Elections

Nominations for the NUS open on the 14th November at 10am at https://www.leicesterunion.com/voice/democracy/elections/

Vote on which policies the NUS should endorse and meet other delegates and discover what other unions across the UK are doing to tackle large issues.

Nominations close on the 16th of November at 3pm 


Academic Reps

Each course and school has representatives that help amplify the student voice to make sure you are getting the support , material, and education you want as well as deserve. Click here to find out more about the Academic Representative system. If you have any queries in the meantime, email us at coursereps@leicester.ac.uk.


Executive and Part-time Officers (PTOs)

Each year, we elect Executive Officers and PTOs to represent students by running campaigns relevant to students. This could be to make extenuating circumstances easier, improving services like the library, running events, creating new training for staff on how to better support their students, or even running campaigns nationally with other officers across the SU. Voting for the Postgradate Officer,  Accessibility Officer, LGBT+ Officer, Trans and Non Binary Officer, Mature and Part Time Students Officer and Sustainability Officer roles open in Feburary 2024 at www.leicesterunion.com/vote. If you have any queries regarding the elections, email us at su-elections@leicester.ac.uk.

To find out and/or get in touch with your Officers, click here. if you are interested in becoming a Executive or Part Time Officer, nominations will open in February 2024. To find out more information, click here.


Network Reps - Sign up Now!

Part of Student Council comprises of our 7 networks which are chaired by PTOs (above). However, they can't do it all! All students who identify with the networks can come along but they also have their own reps. They work with the PTOs to run events and campaigns that positively impact the experiences of those students.

To find out more about the work of the Networks click here or if you would like to volunteer to be a rep or sign-up for Network updates, fill in our short form here.


Scrutiny Committee

The Students' Union has a lot of representatives and someone needs to make sure their work is actually positive for students! Scrutiny Committee regularly checks in on part-time and full-time Officers to find out what work they are doing and how it is helping students at Leicester. Regarding nominating yourself for these roles, the next election period will be in October 2024.

If you have any queries regarding the Scrutiny Committee elections then email us at  su-elections@leicester.ac.uk.


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