elections timeline

 

  • NOMINATIONS OPEN

    Monday 27 January, 9am

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

  • Candidate drop in sessions

    28 january - 1 march, 9am-5pm

    (Dreadnought, Greenwich) 

    We realise 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

  • thinking of running sessions

    GreEnwich, (Dreadnought)

    Friday 31 January 1pm-4pm 

    Friday 7 February 2pm-4pm 


    AVERY HILL (SU office, southwood)

    TUESDAY 4 February 12pm-2pm 


    MEDWAY (GK UNIONS)

    THURSDAY 6 February 1pm-4pm 

    We realise 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

  • EARLY BIRD CANDIDATE briefing & training

    Friday 14 February, 3pm-5.30pm, (boardroom, dreadnought, Greenwich)

    If you have nominated yourself as a candidate early on to run in the GSU Elections, get yourself prepared for the election by attending our early bird briefing and training.

  • Manifesto drop in sessions

    friday 14 February 12pm-3pm (Dreadnought, greenwich)

    Monday 17 February 1pm-3pm

    (GK UNions, Medway)

    Tuesday 18 February 12pm-3pm

    (SU Office, avery hill)

    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 manifesto.

  • Medway candidate briefing and training

    monday 17 february

     

    3pm-5pm

    For candidates based in Medway, we are holding a candidate briefing and training session in GK Unions. 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.

    GK unions Staff & Candidate networking

    5pm-6pm

    This networking session is an opportunity to find out more about how you will work with the staff team if elected.

  • Avery hill candidate briefing

    tuesday 18 february 5pm-6pm

    For candidates based at Avery Hill, this is an opportunity to find out the information you need to know in order to run in the GSU Elections. Please note this is only a briefing and not the compulsory training.

  • Nominations close

    Tuesday 18 February, 4pm

    Don't leave it to the last minute, or it might not go through!

  • Manifesto deadline

    Thursday 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.

  • Greenwich candidate briefing and training

    Wednesday 19 February

     

    2pm-4.30pm (Boardroom, greenwich)

    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.

    Staff and candidate networking

    4.30pm-5.30pm (Boardroom, greenwich)

  • Candidate crafting sessions

    21 february - 28 february 9am-6pm

    (mr022, Dreadnought, greenwich)

    Need some space to make your signposts, billboards, banners and posters? We've got a room booked for you to use to make these things and all the materials you might need.

  • Preparation week

    24 february  - 28 february

    candidates will be allowed to spread the word they are running through posters, leafleting, talks with student groups and lecture shoutouts. We encourage all candidates to visit every campus and will be providing free bus tickets to and from Medway campus.

  • Facebook live GSU Officer candidate question time

    wednesday 26 february,

    3.45pm-6pm

    (Dreadnought, Greenwich)

    This will be an online Question Time for candidates to be asked questions from students about how they will address their issues and queries. There will be no audience in the room, but it will be streamed live.

  • Medway (GK UNions) GSU Officer videos  

    monday 24 February, 4pm deadline

    All Full-Time Officer candidates can make a 45 second video on why Medway students should vote for them in the election. Videos need to be sent to democracy@gkunions.co.uk. videos will be played online and on screens in the GK Unions building. 

  • Candidate breakfast

    monday 2 march - thursday 5 march

    Boardroom, Dreadnought, Greenwich- Monday 9.30am-10.30am, 026, Dreadnought- Tuesday-Thursday 10am-11am

    10am-11am, GK Unions, Medway

    10am-11am, SU Office, Avery Hill

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

  • Show your banner

    friday 28 february, 4pm (Dreadnought atrium, greenwich)

    All GSU Officer candidates will have the opportunity to put their banners in the Dreadnought and have their photo taken at lunchtime.

  • Dreadnought voting stalls

    Monday 2 march, 10am-3pm

    Tuesday 3 - march thursday 5 march, 11am-3pm

    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.

  • voting opens

    monday 2 march, 10am

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

  • GK UNions Voting Stall

    monday 2 march - thursday 5 march 11am-2.30pm

    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.

  • Stockwell street foyer voting stalls

    monday 2 march - thursday 5 march, 11.30am-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 Voting Stall

    monday 2 march, tuesday 3 march, thursday 5 march 12pm-1.30pm

    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.

  • pembroke building Voting Stall

    monday 2 march - thursday 5 march 12pm-1.30pm

    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.

  • 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

  • Seacole Building Voting stall

    Monday 2 March 10am-11.30am Tuesday 3 march 10am-11.30am wednesday 4 march 9am-11am thursday 5 march 10am-11.30am

    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.

    Avery Hill

  • Mansion site voting stall

    Monday 2 march 11am-1.30pm tuesday 3 march 11am-1.30pm wednesday 4 march 9am-11am thursday 5 march 11am-1.30pm

    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.

    Avery Hill

  • Voting Closes

    Thursday 5 March, 3pm

     

  • Results Night after party

    Friday 6 march 8pm-1am

    Whatever the result, celebrate the results in the Lower Deck with special deals on food and drink.

    Lower Deck

  • results night

    Friday 6 march 6pm-8pm

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

    Dreadnought Atrium, Greenwich

  • Su careers afternoon

    Dreadnought 

    A session open to all students looking at the opportunities to get involved within Students' Unions when you graduate University.

  • Training for new officers

    monday 25 may, off-campus

    Newly elected Officers start their training.

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