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Everything you need to know

The LGBT+ Committee Elections open!

Nominations open on Thursday 15th April at 9am, close on Thursday 29th April at midnight
Voting will open on Friday 30th April at 9am and close on Sunday 2nd May at midnight
Results will be announced as soon as possible on Monday 3rd May

No elections are currently running


No elections are currently running



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 . 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 who serve as the Returning Officer for these elections. 



You will need to log into the website, using your standard log in, to Vote. 

If your password is not working - you need to have this reset by ITDS. 

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