Welcome to the SU Elections Hub

What are elections?

As a democratic organisation representing the student body at UEA, uea(su) run elections each academic year to make sure that you have a say on who represents you and to make sure that, once elected, your representatives are held accountable.

Considering running? Outside of campaign season, this hub can still be used as a resource for all you need to know to run in the next upcoming election from how to run a campaign to the rules that regulate the democratic process, you'll find it all here.


This year, you can run for 5 different types of role, all in the same nomination tool. These roles are full-time officer, part-time officer, faculty convenor, school convenor and NUS delegate positions. You will only see the roles that apply to you and you can run for, so don't worry about information overload!

You can only run for two roles at one time, but you can withdraw your candidacy at any point up until the nomination period ends on Thursday 16th February at 5pm. For more information on how to nominate yourself, visit our elections FAQ section.

SU Officer Election 2023

Elections for our full and part-time officer team!

46 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 10:00 on Thursday 16 February 2023 (in 8 days)

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 27 February 2023 (in 19 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Nominations close in...

What roles are available?


FT = Full-Time Position (paid role)

PT = Part-Time Position (voluntary role)



Curious about when the 2023 officer and part-time officer elections will be taking place?

Below, you'll find all the key dates and times so that you never miss a beat, whether you're considering running, hitting the campaign trail or just eager to make your voice heard with your vote.

Elections 2023 Timeline
Elections 2023 Timeline

What's on?

this week

Candidate campaigns training
8th February 1pm - 2pm
Union house Bookable Room 1
Training session for candidates and potential candidates to learn more about running an effective election campaign.
Generational Change: Students of Colour Sip and Stroke
9th February 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Union House: Bookable Room 6
Elections Drop In
14th February 1pm - 2pm
Union House, Bookable Room 5
Drop in to speak to a member of the Elections Team in the SU to learn more about the elections and becoming a candidate
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Navigation Console

Looking to get involved? Got a question about how things work? The below list of resources will be expanded as election season goes on, to give you every advantage you can get when campaigning!


Links and Resources

Start your campaign planning the right way with these resources.

Rules and FAQs Contact Us Generational Change

Social Media

For all the latest updates over the 2023 election season, follow our social media channels below!