For your society to remain registered in the next academic year, you must ensure that you have held an election and submitted the results to the Union by the 31st of May at the latest. This year's committee are responsible for organising and running fair elections for next year's committee. Nobody standing as a candidate should be directly involved in the organisation of the election.
If for any reason you feel unable to organise an election for your society and would like us to help, get in touch with the Societies Team by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have held an election, you will need to let us know about your new committee so we can contact them to arrange training and to book a Freshers Fair stall.
If you fail to register a committee for the new year we might not be able to allocate you a stall at Freshers Fair.
The full Society Elections Guidelines can be found here.
When you run an election, we ask that you observe some basic principles.
The Union reserves the right to disaffiliate any society who we believe has failed to follow these basic democratic procedures.
The Societies Team can do loads of different things to help you to run your elections. We can: