Student Leader Elections 2020

Do you have any questions on Elections? If so look at our Elections FAQ's Page.

If your question isn’t answered please email su-elections@bathspa.ac.uk for more information.

Want to make a difference at Bath Spa?

If you're a student at Bath Spa in 2020/21, you can run for one of our part-time, voluntary roles within the Union - be a Senior Academic Rep or an Equality and Campaigns Rep. Or are you looking for a full-time paid opportunity and think you could be a great Sabbatical Officer? This could be an opportunity for you to make a difference as well as build up some useful skills for your CV. Check out our role descriptions for paid and voluntary roles below:

 

 

Want to learn more? Come to one of our Election Events

 

 

Are you thinking about running in the elections? Have a look at the rules and regulations that make it a fair process.

 

Do you know a friend who could be the next student leader? If so let us know here and we can send them some more information.

Key Dates to look out for:

  • Monday 10th February 10:00 AM – Nominations Open for Student Leader roles
  • Friday 28th February 12:00 PM – Nominations Close
  • Wednesday 4th March 12:00PM - Deadline for Manifestos
  • Monday 9th March 10:00 AM – Voting Opens
  • Thursday 12th March 16:00 PM – Voting Closes

     Club and Society Election nominations will open 20th April and voting will take place the week of 4th May. Course Reps will be selected after the Easter holidays.

Sabbatical Officers lead the Students' Union. They are Bath Spa students who have been elected by other students to work full-time in the Union. Each is responsible for a different area of the Union's activities whilst also being on the Board of Trustees.

President

Vice President Education

Vice President Opportunities

Vice President Welfare and Community 

 

They are the voice of the underrepresented groups of students at Bath Spa University. They campaign for equality, celebrate diversity and bring everybody together. This is a voluntary role alongside your course.

*NEW* Sustainability Rep

Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Rep

Commuting Students' Rep

Disability Rep

International Students' Rep

LGBTQ+ Rep

Mature Students' Rep

Mental Health Rep

Parents and Carers Rep

Religions and Beliefs Rep

Trans and Non-Binary Rep

Women’s Rep 

They are the lead representatives on issues relating to teaching, learning, academic quality and the general academic welfare of students within their discipline. This is a voluntary role alongside your course. 

Bath School of Art Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

Bath Business School Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

School of Creative Industries Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

Bath School of Design Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

School of Education Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

School of Humanities Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

Bath School of Music and Performing Arts Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

School of Science Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

 

You must be a current student to take part in the elections.

For some roles you may need to study within a certain School or course or self-define under a certain equality group to participate. If you are a current student and you are not able to take part in this election, please e-mail su-elections@bathspa.ac.uk or contact the Students' Union reception.

 

To find out more about the rules for elections please see the Elections Regulations or email su-elections@bathspa.ac.uk for more information.

 

Election Information Session (Newton 1)
17th February 1pm - 2pm
CM. 106
Come along to hear all about the variety of roles up for election - from Sabbatical Officers, to Senior Academic Reps, to Equality and Campaign Reps. We’ll also let you know what to do next if you’ve decided to run.
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Election Information Session (Sion Hill)
18th February 3pm - 4pm
T0.24 (Sion Hill)
Come along to hear all about the variety of roles up for election - from Sabbatical Officers, to Senior Academic Reps, to Equality and Campaign Reps. We’ll also let you know what to do next if you’ve decided to run.
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Election Information Session (Locksbrook)
19th February 4pm - 5pm
201 (Locksbrook)
Come along to hear all about the variety of roles up for election - from Sabbatical Officers, to Senior Academic Reps, to Equality and Campaign Reps. We’ll also let you know what to do next if you’ve decided to run.
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Election Information Session (Newton 2)
20th February 4pm - 5pm
CM105
Come along to hear all about the variety of roles up for election - from Sabbatical Officers, to Senior Academic Reps, to Equality and Campaign Reps. We’ll also let you know what to do next if you’ve decided to run.
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Elections 2020: Candidates Training
25th February 2pm - 3pm
CM.111
Interested in running for a Student Leader role? Come along to hear more about writing a manifesto, talking to students and even making a poster. If you’re running for a sabb role, you can also hear more about candidate hustings.
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Elections 2020: Candidates Training
26th February 1pm - 2pm
Locksbrook 207
Interested in running for a Student Leader role? Come along to hear more about writing a manifesto, talking to students and even making a poster. If you’re running for a sabb role, you can also hear more about candidate hustings.
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Elections 2020: Candidates Training (CM119)
26th February 4pm - 5pm
CM.119
Interested in running for a Student Leader role? Come along to hear more about writing a manifesto, talking to students and even making a poster. If you’re running for a sabb role, you can also hear more about candidate hustings.
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Elections 2020: Candidates Training
27th February 2pm - 3pm
Sion Hill T0.24
Interested in running for a Student Leader role? Come along to hear more about writing a manifesto, talking to students and even making a poster. If you’re running for a sabb role, you can also hear more about candidate hustings.
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