Running in an election is a great chance to get more involved in the Students’ Union by representing your fellow students at a higher level.

Voting in elections is quick and simple, and means that you are having a say on who represents you, in everything from academic issues to campus events and socials. Elections happen once every term, with voting taking place in Week 8!

Click here to learn more about the positions - JCR Executive Officer, Part Time Officer, NUS Delegate and University Councillor - up for election in Michaelmas term.

Nominations open Wednesday Week 6 (15th Nov) at 10am. Head to www.lancastersu.co.uk/nominations to put yourself forward!


Candidate Academies

Interested in being on a JCR or running for a PTO position? Want to represent Lancaster at NUS Conference or sit on University Council?

Candidate Academies are designed to teach you about the positions you can run for and give you tips on how to campaign.

Week 4 Thursday 2nd November– 1pm-2pm – Bowland North Seminar Room 15
Week 5 Tuesday 7th November – 1pm -2pm – George Fox lecture theatre 4 
Week 6 Thursday 16th November -1pm – 2pm – Welcome Centre LT 3
Week 7 Tuesday 21st November – 1:30pm-2:30pm – George Fox LT 3


For more information on why we run elections, whether you are eligible to run and how to vote, please click here.