elections timeline

 

  • NOMINATIONS OPEN

    Monday 28 January, 10am

    Nominations are open for any Greenwich student to stand for election for either a Full-Time Officer (paid) or a Part-Time Officer (unpaid).

  • thinking of running sessions

    Tuesday 5 February, 2pm-4pm  
    Avery Hill (SU Office) 


    wednesday 6 February, 10am-12pm 
    Medway 


    thursday 7 February, 11am-1pm
    Greenwich (Dreadnought)  

    We realize that running is not a decision you make without careful consideration. Therefore we have lots of sessions set up to give you more information, guidance and support in making the decision

  • Nominations Close

    Thursday 14  February, 5pm

    Nominations close on this day. Don’t leave it to the last minute as some students do, otherwise, your nomination may not go through in time.

  • Medway candidate briefing and training

    friday 15 February , 11am & 3pm

    For candidates based in Medway, we are holding a candidate briefing and training session in GK Union. This compulsory session will go over all the information you need, tips/tricks to campaigning and training sessions on how to get students to vote for you. There will be a networking session with GK Union staff over lunch time.

  • Manifesto drop in sessions

    thursday 14 February, 2pm-4pm
    Greenwich (Dreadnought)

    friday 15 February, 1pm-2pm 
    Medway 


    monday 18 February, 1pm-4pm  
    Avery Hill (SU Office)

     

    In order to help candidates write their manifestos, we are holding various manifesto drop in sessions for anyone who would like a second opinion and guidance on their manifestos. 

  • Full-Time Officer Candidate Videos

    monday 18 February, 2pm – 5pm 

    tuesday 19 February,  9:30am – 4:30pm

    This year instead of a question time at Greenwich, we will be offering every Full-Time Officer candidate time to record a 5-minute video of themselves answering questions from students and explaining why they should be elected.

  • Greenwich candidate briefing and training

    Tuesday 19 February, 4pm-6:30pm 

    For candidates based in Greenwich, we are holding a candidate briefing and training session in Dreadnought.  This compulsory session will go over all the information you need, tips/tricks to campaigning and training sessions on how to get students to vote for you. There will also be a networking session with SU staff afterwards

  • Manifesto deadline

    wednesday 20 February , 4pm

    All candidates must finish their manifesto at this time and date in order to ensure it is featured in our manifesto booklet we give out to students during the elections.

  • Faculty Officer Online Question Time

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    Faculty Officers will be given the opportunity to answer questions from students online, answers of which will be published as an article on our website.

  • Campaigning Week

    25 February - 1 March

    Candidates will be allowed to spread the word they are running through posters, leafleting, talks with student groups and lecture shout outs

  • Medway Campaigning Day  

    Tuesday 26 February , 11am - 4pm

    All candidates are encouraged to come to Medway to campaign around the campus and get themselves known to students.  

  • Medway Question Time

    Tuesday 26 February ,   5pm - 7pm

    All Full-Time Officer candidates are invited to attend a Medway special question time which will focus on the issues affecting the campus and how candidates will work towards resolving these if elected

  • Candidate Drop In Sessions

    28 January - 1 March, 9am-5pm

    Candidates are always supported throughout the elections and can book a 1-1 session with a staff member any time leading up to the election.

    Dreadnought, Greenwich

  • Candidate Crafting sessions

    28 February & 1 March, 9am-6pm

    We always encourage candidates to think outside the box which wacky campaigning materials such as billboards, sign posts, banners and flyers, therefore we provide crafting sessions with all materials you need to create these things.

    Dreadnought

  • Candidate Breakfast

    Monday 4 march, 9.30am-10.30am

    A great opportunity for candidates to meet in the morning, grab some breakfast and set off campaigning.

    Boardroom, Dreadnought

  • Voting Opens

    Monday 4 march , 10am

    All our 20,000 students will be able to vote online and at our voting stalls.

  • Dreadnought Voting Stall

    Monday 4 - Thursday 7 March

    Say hello to one of our GSU staff who will be there to help you through the voting process. All you need to bring is your student ID.

    10am-3pm (Monday)
    11am-3pm (Tuesday/Wednesday)
    11am-2pm (Thursday) 

  • medway Voting Stall

    Mon 4 - Thu 7 March, 11am-2pm

    Say hello to one of our GSU staff who will be there to help you through the voting process. All you need to bring is your student ID.

    GK Hub, Medway Campus

  • Avery Hill Stall

    Mon 4 & Thu 7 March, 11am-2pm

    Say hello to one of our GSU staff who will be there to help you through the voting process. All you need to bring is your student ID.

    The Dome, Avery Hill Campus

  • Stockwell Street Stall

    Mon 4 & Wed 6 March, 11am-2pm

    Meike talks about Dreadnought in her Meike’s Mates Facebook broadcast with members from the PR Fraternity, and our Chair of Student Council. Hear what they have to say about taking a tour of the space…

    Stockwell Street Library

  • Candidate Breakfast

    Tuesday 5 March, 9am-10am

    Dreadnought

  • Medway Focus Day

    Tuesday 5 March, 11am-3pm

    All candidates will be encouraged to spend the majority of the day campaigning in Medway.

    GK Hub

  • Candidate Breakfast

    Wednesday 6 March, 10am-11am

    Dreadnought

  • Candidate Breakfast

    Thursday 7 March, 10am -11am

    Dreadnought

  • Voting Closes

    Thursday 7 March, 2pm

     

  • Results Night

    Thursday 8 March, 6pm-10pm

    All candidates and students gather to find out who is elected and celebrate everyone’s hard work campaigning.

    Lower Deck

  • SU Careers Afternoon

    friday 15 March, 2pm-4pm

    A session open to all students looking at the opportunities to get involved with SU’s when you graduate University.

    Dreadnought

  • Residential Training for New Officers

    20-22 may

    Newly elected officers start their training.

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