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Candidate Materials

If you're confirmed as a candidate, or just want to know a bit more about campaigning - these documents contain everything you need to find out more!

All Candidates:

Elections Principals and Rules - This is important for all candidates to read to make sure you're adhering to all of the elections rules to keep things fair. If any candidates break the rules they may be sanctioned or even have their candidacy removed. This also lets you know what you can spend your elections allowance on. 

Elections Timetable - These are all the important dates to know about during this election!

Online Campaigning Guide - All candidates will be using some form of online campaigning and it's important you understand what you can and can't do, including keeping to GDPR rules. 

Writing Your Manifesto and Other Content - This will help you to write a manifesto and help to get your message across and win votes.

Design Guide to Help Create Graphics - This guide will help you to create impactful graphics for social media posts, flyers, posters, or any other graphics you want to help with your campaign. 

Expenses Claim Form - Use this form to claim your expenses for the election as set out in the principles and rules document.

Sabbatical Candidate Materials:

What to Expect if You're Elected as a Sabb - Anyone elected as a Sabbatical officer will take a paid, years break from their studies or take up the role as they graduate. This gives you all the information you need about the pay, role, and tier 4 visa requirements if applicable. 


Campaign Video Brief (For Sabbatical Candidates Only)  - This will help you to pull together the bits of video you need to get professional support with creating a video.

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