Elections

Democracy is at the heart of everything we do so we run various elections to keep it this way.

Democracy is at the heard of everything we do and we hold elections throughout the year to ensure all students have a voice.

In Oct/Nov we will be running elections for 

Simply login to the website using your CCCU logins and see what roles you are eligible to stand for.

Nominations for all of these roles will take place the week commencing Monday 26th October, lasting from 9am on Monday 26th October until 5pm on Thursday 29th October. 

Voting is taking place the week commencing Monday 2nd November, lasting from 9am on Monday 2nd November until 5pm on Thursday 5th November. 

Union Council elections

This year, elections for Union Council will be slightly different. We have introduced new roles including Postgraduate Research Students’ Officer, Tunbridge Wells Students’ Officer, Societies and Sports Representatives and Wellbeing Representative. The way you nominate yourself will be slightly different for some of the roles too.

Union Council Elections 2020

Union Council Elections for the democratic body of Christ Church Students' Union.

12 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 26 October 2020 (in 4 hours and 57 minutes)

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 2 November 2020 (in 7 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Like last year, most roles are elected across our campuses. Any Christ Church student will have the opportunity to nominate themselves for these roles:

  • Union Council Chair

  • BAME Students’ Officer

  • Black Students’ Officer

  • Disabled Students’ Officer

  • International Students’ Officer (EU)

  • International Students’ Officer (Overseas)

  • Medway Students’ Officer

  • Part-time Students’ Officer

  • Postgraduate Taught Students’ Officer

  • Student Parents and Carers’ Officer

  • Trans/Nonbinary Students’ Officer

  • Women’s Officer

However, for other roles, where a student community already exists, we will invite members of this community directly to stand :

  • The LGBTQ+ Society will be invited to nominate people for the LGBTQ+ Officer and LGBTQ+ Officer (Women’s Place) roles. 

  • The Mature Students’ Officer will be nominated from the Mature Students Society. 

  • The Postgraduate Research Students’ Officer will be nominated from the Postgraduate Research Association. 

  • The Tunbridge Wells Students’ Officer will be nominated from SalSoc. 

  • Societies and sports representatives will be nominated from Society and Sport Executive committees. 

  • The Wellbing Representative will be nominated from sports and societies. 

  • The Eco Students’ Society will be invited to nominate the Environmental Officer role.

  • Faculty Representatives will be elected online alongside Course Reps, and one from each of the three Faculties will join Union Council.

Find out more about Union Council here.

Course Reps elections

There is also a change in the way we recruit Course Reps. Instead of during lectures, all Course Rep elections will now take place online. Find out more about the Course Rep role here.

Course Rep Elections 2020

Elections for the course representatives, as well as facilities and schools. If you are having issues then please email comms@ccsu.co.uk with your username e.g. ab123.

933 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 26 October 2020 (in 4 hours and 57 minutes)

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 2 November 2020 (in 7 days)

Please log in to see more details.

Sports & Society Committee by- elections

If you are part of a society or sport and are interested in being part of the committee, we will be opening nominations for the by- election positions as well. Find out more about the Sports and Society Committee roles here.

Sports and Societies Committee By-Elections October/November 2020

Committee By-Elections for the Sports and Societies at Christ Church. Please ensure you're logged-in to show the roles you are eligible to vote and stand for.

103 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 26 October 2020 (in 4 hours and 57 minutes)

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 2 November 2020 (in 7 days)

Please log in to see more details.

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