Each year CUSU hosts its annual Lent elections to vote in the next full-time Officer Team. This consists of:
These positions are a full-time job with an aprox annual salary of £20,400*
We will also be running the election for:
|21st February||Nominations Open, 9:00|
|28th February||Nominations Close, 12:00 (noon)|
|2nd March||Candidates Briefing 18:30|
|3rd March||Campaigning period opens 9:00|
|7th March||Voting open 9:00|
|10th March||Deadline for declaring spending 12:00 (noon)|
|10th March||Voting Closes 17:00|
|1st July||Terms of office begin|
If you would like to stand for any of the available positions, please fill out a nomination form. This must then be sent to either the Elections Committee via email (email@example.com), or handed to a member of the Elections Committee or CUSU staff member in person. Download a Nomination Form here.
For your nomination to be accepted you must:
We would also like candidates to submit a photo to be used in central communications about the elections. This is optional.
Rules for the 2017 Lent Election can be found here. Please contact Elections Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
All candidates should have read the entirety of the rules document and candidates pack. For reference, we have broken the pack down into sections below.
*The current annual salary rate of a Full Time Sabbatical Officer is £20,200. The estimated annual salary for a Full Time Sabbatical Officer in 2017-18 is £20,402, subject to: approval by CUSU Council (in a forthcoming CUSU Council meeting) and the proposals of the Board of Trustees for the 2017-18 budget (proposed to CUSU Council in Easter Term). This estimated rate is due to a current estimate of 1% cost-of-living increase applied to the salary, which may only be applied at the discretion of the Board and Council).