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SUBU exists to make student life better and Clubs & Societies Committee Members are fundamental to this. They lead on specific aspects of how we are run and can have a real impact on all students, so what are you waiting for?

A club or society consists of five elected committee members who are the leadership team for the society members. These members are a group of like-minded individuals with the same interests in a particular area such as a hobby or a sport, a profession or career, a culture or faith for example. The club or society is a place where students pay a fee to become a member and will come together to build friendships, take part in activities together and, in some cases, compete in competitions. Your committees lead a club or society, creating a safe space for you to feel part of a community.

 

Clubs and Societies Election

Clubs and Societies By-Election 2022

179 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 10:00 on Monday 22 August 2022 (in 3 days and 18 hours)

The polls open at 10:00 on Friday 9 September 2022 (in 21 days)

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If you get an error message when voting, click below as you may need to opt in to the union. If you get an error message to say that you do not meet the requirements to opt in, this means you are already opted in. Ineligible? Opt-in here

 

Download the Clubs & Societies Election Handbook Here

 

The Mandatory Club and Society Committee Roles are:

                                        

President                       Secretary                    Treasurer

The Optional Club and Society Committee Roles are:

                    

Health & Safety          Equipment

 

Key Dates

Applications Open

22nd August, 10am

Applications Close

5th September, 11:59pm/Midnight

Candidate List Published 

7th September, 5pm

Voting Open

9th September, 10am

Voting Close

14th September, 4pm

Results Announced Online

15th September, 5pm

 

How Does Voting Work?

Voting will take place online via the SUBU website. SUBU uses the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system which provides voters with much more choice and influence. STV means that candidates do not need to win a majority but instead must reach a quota/proportion of the vote. The quota is determined by the number of votes cast and the number of positions to be filled. For roles where there is only one position available the quota is half the total number of votes cast + 1.
When voting, students select their candidates in order of preference and are able to vote for as many or as few as they like. When the voting has closed, Candidates are excluded if it is impossible for them to reach the quota, their votes are then transferred in order of preference, which ensures that fewer votes are wasted.

Regulations and Complaints

All SUBU elections should be free and fair, which is why we have rules which govern our elections. You can find out more about election regulations and submit an elections complaint here.

View the Regulations Here

Submit a Complaint Here

Returning Officer: Emma Davies (Student Opportunities Manager, SUBU)