Everything you need to know

  • Voting Period (1 Mar - 4 Mar 2021)
  • Results Night! (5 Mar 2021)

*Candidates can begin campaigning virtually (i.e. online) as soon as their nomination has been confirmed.
Click here to view this year's candidates!

Big Elections 2021

Welcome to our Big Elections! This is where you can nominate yourself, and elect your four full time paid Sabbatical Officers, and UWS' wonderful volunteer School Officers, Union Chair, NUS conference delegates and PGR reps. Nominations run from the 20th of January, until the 2nd of February. Voting Opens on the 2nd of March, and closes on the 5th of March. You can find out more about the elections here: www.sauws.org.uk/vote/about

14 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 17:00 on Thursday 4 March 2021 (in 2 hours and 9 minutes)

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Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.



What are the Big Elections?

  • These elections are when UWS students choose who will represent them in academic year 2021/2022.
  • Students can nominate themselves for two types of position: either a full time paid role as a sabbatical officer, or a part time volunteer role conducted alongside your studies.
  • Nominations will go live on the 1st of February but until then, read on to find out more!


Big Elections 2021 Timetable

*Candidates can begin campaigning virtually (i.e. online) as soon as they nominate themselves



Election FAQs

Click here to read students' most frequently asked questions about the elections.



Previous Election Results

Click here to see the results from October 2020
Click here to see the election results for March 2020



Questions or Complaints

If you have any questions about the election, please contact Sabina Lawrie on 0141 849 4419 or email sabina.lawrie@uws.ac.uk . All enquiries are kept in the strictest confidence. 

If you would like to make a complaint about the election please download and complete the Elections Complaint Form before sending it to Sabina. You can read a copy of the election rules by clicking here, and a copy of the rules regarding online campaigning by clicking here

If you have a complaint regarding Sabina or you feel that a complaint has not been adequately responded to, please contact elections@nus.org.uk who serve as the Returning Officer for these elections. 



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