RUNNING IN THE ELECTIONS

Positions Availalbe

Student representatives

These are the most junior positions available in these elections and provide a fantastic opportunity for students to become involved in our Representation system. All of the Union's policies are set by the Board of Management and student reps play a vital role within the Board as they are the voice of the membership within our decision making process. These are great roles for those who want to take their first steps within representation, increase their involvement with the QMU, become an active part of our community and influence change at the Union, the University and beyond. Positions available -

Current Student Representative A (CSR) (3 seats)
(12 months)

Current Student Representative B (CSR) (4 seats)
(6 months)

First Year Current Student Representative A (CSR) (1 seat)
(12 months – Only open to students in their First Year of Matriculation at UofG)

First Year Current Student Representative B (CSR) (1 seats)
(6 months – Only open to students in their First Year of Matriculation at UofG)

Former Student Member (FSM) (1 seat)
(12 months)

 


Events Convenor

The position of Events Convenor is normally elected in Spring, however, due to unforseen circumstances there is an excellent opportunity to run for this position. If you want to be at the heart of organising the QMU's best events then this position is for you! Last year's Events Convenor is this year's President, so if you can run a good event, who knows what else you can run!

nominate yourself

For more information and to nominate yourself, please download the following documents and, if you wish to #AmplifyYourVoice then return the completed Nomination Form and all required information by 4pm on Friday 9th October! You can also nominate yourself by submitting the interactive form below. If you have any further questions please email elections@qmunion.org.uk! Good luck, and we will see you soon. 

Candidates' Information Pack (MUST READ)

Downloadable Nomination Form (Complete and return this OR the form below by 4pm 9th October)

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Candidate Photographs

Please email two colour photographs of yourself to elections@qmunion.org.uk with the subject ‘Your Name - Photographs.’ These must be sent by the deadline for nominations.

 

Manifesto - Why Do You Want to be a Representative?

 

To simplify manifestos, we would simply like you to answer the question – ‘Why do you want to be a Rep?’ Please prepare a short response to this question, outling why you’re running and what it is you would like to do on Student Assembly. Each candidate’s response to the question ‘why do you want to be a Rep?’ will be displayed (alongside their photo) in an election smallsheet at the polling station and online on the day of the election.

The word limits for responses are 300 words.

Please include a short introduction which may include your age, year and subject of study. This is not included in the word count.

Your ‘manifestos’ should be attached as a word document and emailed to elections@qmunion.org.uk with the subject ‘Your Name – Election Material’ before 4pm on 9th October. Corrections for spelling, grammar etc. will not be made on your behalf. Similarly, formatting of paragraphs etc. will not be made on your behalf. Your photos and ‘manifestos’ must be sent by the deadline for nominations.

In submitting this form I herby declare:

 

  • That I have read those sections of the Constitution, Bye-Laws and Policy of the Queen Margaret Union relevant to this election and the position for which I am standing;

  • That I am, and will continue to be for the term of my office, a registered student of the University of Glasgow and a member of the Queen Margaret Union at the time of this election (unless running for Former Student Member), and I permit the Executive Committee to confirm my student status with the Registry;

  • That, should this situation change, I will inform the Executive Committee within seven days and abide by the Board of Management’s decision thereafter

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