Candidate Academy 2019

Candidate Academy 2019

Sat 19 January 2019 10:15-16:30

Newton Park Campus, Commons 108

Do you want to find out more about the Students' Union? Are you considering running for a role in our Student Leader Elections?

Thinking about being a Sabbatical Officer, Student Experience Officer, Equality Rep or Senior Academic Rep?
Want some more information on how it all works?

If so, Candidate Academy might be the right opportunity to find out more information about the Students' Union and what is involved.

If you are planning to come along to Candidate Academy email and let us know any dietary requirements you have. 

Outline of the Day
10:15 – 10:30 Arrival and Registration
10:30 – 10:45 Introduction to the day
10:45 – 11:30 What is the Students’ Union?
11:30 – 11:45 Break
11:45 – 12:30 Why would I want to be a Student Leader?
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:00 Why would I want to be SU President or a Vice President? 
14:00 – 14:45 What is the point in being a volunteer?
14:45 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:45 What do I put in a manifesto and how do I campaign? 
15:45 – 16:15 Any Questions
16:15 – 16:30 Key Dates
16:30 Close

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