How to vote

GSA Elections

The Graduate Students' Association elections are your chance to improve the lives of postgraduate students at the University. To contribute to this unique organisation that works hard to ensure that postgraduate students are properly represented at a University and national level.

To improve and develop the support and social services dedicated to postgraduate students unlike anywhere else in the country.

So make a stand and help make postgrads matter.

Candidate Manifestos

Meet your candidates for 2019! Read their manifestos and watch their campaign videos all in one place!

Candidates 2019

Online hustings

On Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd May, our candidates will be taking part in video hustings answering your questions!

Watch online on our Facebook Page

Facebook page

Key Dates

Monday 29th April Nominations open
Monday 13th May Nominations close
Tuesday 14th - Friday 17th May Candidate workshops and campaign prep
Monday 20th May Campaigning Begins
Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd May Online hustings
Friday 24th May Voting opens
Friday 31st May Voting closes
Friday 31st May Results event

Candidate Pack

Click here to download a copy of the 2019 candidate pack, full of useful information if you're looking to run in the elections!

Candidate Pack

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the questions we get asked each year



Download the Role Description for President

President Role

Vice President - Wellbeing and Community

Download the Role Description for Vice President - Wellbeing and Community

VP Wellbeing & Community Role

Vice President - Academic

Download the Role Description for Vice President - Academic

VP Academic Role

Student Trustee

Download the Role Description for Student Trustee

Student Trustee Role

How do I vote?

Voting in the GSA Elections couldn't be simpler. When voting opens on Friday 24th May, you'll receive an email with your unique voter link

GSA Elections are done by Single Transferable Vote (STV)

Click below for more info

Voting info

Election Rules

You can find this years election rules and regulations here

Election Rules

Election Complaints

If you feel one of the candidates have breached any of the election rules, please use this form to register a formal complaint.

Election Complaints