Following the joint meeting of NUS Boards on 16 January 2019, the Chief Returning Officer is now in a position to publish an election timeline and process for the year.
You can read the statement from NUS regarding elections for 2019-20 here.
You can read the letter from the Chief Returning Officer regarding the elections here.
There are lots of opportunities to get involved in NUS’ democratic structures, but the obvious one is running for election at NUS Scotland Conference 2019!
Can you stand for election at Conference if you’re not a delegate? Yes! Read more ......
Please note to stand for election for these positions you do not have to be a delegate to NUS Scotland Conference – any student member of NUS Scotland can stand. If a candidate who is not a delegate is standing for election, they will be invited to attend the Conference during the election in order to take part in the hustings. Candidates who are not delegates will not have voting rights.
If you are thinking of standing for election, but are not a delegate to the Conference, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Full information on how to stand and nomination forms can be found on this hub.
NUS Scotland Executive Committee
The NUS Scotland Executive Committee (SEC) is made up of a number of positions.
Full-time, paid position:
Scottish Procedures Committee
All of these positions will be elected at NUS Scotland Conference on 21 and 22 March in Dunblane. The ballots for President and Vice President positions will be counted and announced before close of Conference; all other results will be announced as soon as possible after Conference.
Other SEC positions:
The elections rules and schedules are available from the Chief Returning Officer for positions to be elected at NUS Scotland Conference, in the Election Schedule and Rules document and these can be found in the 'About' tab under 'Conference documents'.
Nominations for the positions of President, Vice President (Communities), Executive Representatives and Asylum and Refugee Officer will open on 28 January 2019.
Nominations for Scottish Procedures Committee will open and close at Conference on 21 and 22 March 2019.
Information will be made available in advance of the liberation and section conferences.
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