Summer Elections 2024

Summer Election nominations are now open. This is your chance to nominate and then vote for who you think should be your next School and Department Presidents for your Faculty and Student Officers.
Nominations will close on on Friday 10 May at 16:00. 
You will have the chance to vote for your favoured candidates from Wednesday 15 May to Friday 17 May. 

Learn more about the various roles at SUSU:

School Presidents

School Presidents act as the key academic representatives for their schools, nurturing positive relationships between the university and student representatives. In the 2024 Summer Elections we have the following School President roles available:

  • Art
  • Biological Sciences 
  • Business 
  • Chemistry 
  • Economic, Social and Political Science 
  • Education 
  • Electronics and Computer Science 
  • Engineering 
  • Geography and Environmental Science
  • Health Sciences 
  • Humanities 
  • Law 
  • Mathematical Sciences 
  • Ocean & Earth Sciences 
  • Physics and Astronomy 
  • Psychology 
  • OCR 

Department Presidents

The Department President’s role involves leading departmental representation, organising Course Reps, and promoting collaboration between students and the department to enhance the overall student experience. In the 2024 Summer Elections, we have the following Department President roles available:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics 
  • Archaeology 
  • Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering 
  • Economics 
  • English 
  • Film 
  • History 
  • ISVR 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Languages, Cultures and Linguistics & ACIS 
  • Midwifery 
  • Music 
  • Nursing 
  • Philosophy 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Podiatry 
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Social Statistics and Demography 
  • Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
  • Occupational Therapy

Faculty Officer

Faculty Officers are the senior academic reps in their faculty, reporting in to the Union’s VP Education and Democracy. In the 2024 Summer Elections we have the following Faculty Officer roles available:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Medicine

PGR Officers

PGR Officers are the senior academic reps in their respective Graduate Schools working closely with the Doctoral College and the Union’s VP Education and Democracy to enhance the experience of PGR Students in the University. In the 2024 Summer Elections we have the following PGR Officer roles available:

  • Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities 
  • Environment and Life Sciences 
  • Medicine 
  • Social Science 

Student Officers

Student Officers are responsible for running and representing specific groups within the Students’ Union. They act as liaisons between students and the University, working alongside SUSU to ensure the best student experience for specific groups. In the 2024 Summer Elections we have the following Student Officer roles available:

Each of these roles have its own role description please click on the role name to view.

Student Sustainability Officer

  • Social Sciences 
  • Arts and Humanities 
  • Environmental and Life Sciences
  • Medicine  
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences


As a Trustee at SUSU, you’ll help shape our organisation’s direction and governance. Collaborating with fellow trustees, staff, and students, you’ll develop and execute strategic plans while ensuring financial responsibility and integrity. For the 2024 Summer Elections we have one trustee role available for nominations.


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