By-Elections Notice

By-Elections Notice

On Monday 11th October, nominations open for our Autumn 2021 by-elections! We have 5 roles to fill, and you might be the perfect person for the role! 

Check out the roles and the information packs below:


Part-time Officers

Disabilities Officer 
Mature Students’ Officer 
Postgraduate Officer 

Chairs of School

Chair of Education, Language & Psychology 
Chair of Humanities 


And the election of sitting members of Student Council who shall be: 

Four elected representatives from sports clubs;  
Two representative of each sporting category (indoor, outdoor) 

Four elected representatives from societies;  
X1 representative of each category (hobbies and interests, culture and faith, course based, performance) 
Three elected student representatives without portfolio. 

These positions are open to any student of the university 

Here are some key dates you're gonna want to remember! 

Nominations open: Monday 11th October 2021 (10am)  

Nominations close: Monday 25th October 2021 (10am)  

Voting opens: Tuesday 2nd November (12noon)  

Voting closes: Friday 5th November (12noon) 

Nominations are completed through submission of an electronic form at (more details coming soon) 


In order to stand for any of the roles listed above you must be a current student studying a full-time or Part-time degree at York St John University in the 2021-22 academic year.

You must also be ‘opted in’ to the Students’ Union; this is done in the process of enrolment.  

If you would like to stand for a role listed above but are not opted in please e-mail [email protected] to amend this. 

You can check your ‘opt in’ status on E:Vision  

Have a question?

If you have any questions or would like to know more about the elections, drop us an e-mail at [email protected]  

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