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BECOME THE NEXT SU PRESIDENT 2022-2023

Updated: Apr 7, 2022

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FROM THE 21ST OF MARCH UNTIL THE 3rd OF APRIL!


The President of Regent’s University London Students’ Union is an elected office held by a Regent’s student to lead the student body and enhance the student experience. This office will ensure the Students’ Union’s student-led functions are operating to provide representational and enhancement activities for all Regent’s University London students.


Upon election the President, during one year (open for re-election), will be a custodian of the Students’ Union constitution and chair of the Students’ Union Executive Committee. This is a full time sabbatical position.


Required documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Manifesto (250 words)

  3. Campaign and promotional materials

  4. Headshot for the election page





Constitution of the Student Union

The President of the Student Union:

The term of office shall be one year, with a maximum of 2 years, determined by re-election.

Applicants for the post will be required to satisfy the executive committee of their experience, suitability and commitment to the role. The Executive Committee may oppose a candidate, justified by a majority vote.

The post is open to all members of the Student Union who meet the criteria, with both good academic standing and demonstrate prior involvement in extra-curricular activities in the Student Union.

In the event that there is only one candidate for election to the position, he/she must receive more votes than the number of Reopen nominations votes cast.

In the event that no candidates are put forward for election, the Executive Committee may elect a member to fill the role of acting president. Until an application is received the nominations will remain open and shall for two weeks after the receipt of an application. A second election should then occur within a weeks of the nominations being closed.

Elections regulations

Eligibility of Candidates -


5. Candidates

a. Candidates valid enrolment record with a duration of studies on a Regent’s University London programme remaining until at least the end of the following academic year or have just completed their studies. This will be validated by the Student Registry at the point of nominations closing. For example, if a candidate wishes to run in the 2017 elections, they must be expected to continue on their programme until the end of the 2017/18 academic year (September 2018 to June 2019) or will have just completed their studies for the academic year 2016/17. All candidates must have completed at least one academic year to be eligible to stand for office.

b. Have good academic standing. Not to have been indicted with any academic misconduct, disciplinary, or financial offence or be under current investigation for any such violation or in severe breach of attendance policy. This will be verified by Student Registry.

c. Not have opted-out from student union membership.

d. Not be an elected officer of any other Higher Education Institution’s association, union or guild of students during the election or potential period of office

e. Officers will be eligible to hold post for a maximum of two years (subject to their re-election for a second term of office). This rule is backdated from the non-sabbatical president post.

f. In the event of the election of a current student who has not completed their current studies they will be placed on a break of studies for the period of office in order to undertake the tasks of this full time position.






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