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Guild Elections

Autumn Elections

The Autumn Elections are YOUR chance to have YOUR say on who YOU want representing YOU and YOUR Guild this year!

You can apply to represent over 38,000 students, and make a real difference to your University community!

The information on this page will tell you about the roles that are available, support available from the Guild before, during and after the election, and how the election works. 

What Is The Elections Timeline?

18th Sept
04th Oct

Applications Open

10th Oct
12th Oct

Voting Open


Results Announced

What Roles Are Available?

There are lots of roles available, including School Reps, Committee Members, NUS Delegates and much more!

Whichever role you apply for, you will be able to make positive change for students at UoB!

All of the roles are Part-Time, so they can be completed alongside any study commitments.  For each of the roles, meetings may be online, in-person or hybrid, and any access needs of students will be considered. For more information about the mode of meetings for, and accessibility of specific roles, please email elections@guild.bham.ac.uk .

Autumn Elections Applications Pack

The Applications Pack includes important elections documents (e.g. elections rules, wellbeing support), and useful resources to help you with your application and campaign.


Election Regulations

All candidates must take responsibility to read these regulations and ensure that their campaign teams know about these. Not knowing about the regulations is not an excuse for breaking them. If the regulations are unclear or you need more help at any time, please email the Elections Team.


Guild of Students Byelaws

Please refer to Bye Law 8 with regards to Elections and Bye Law 6 with regards to Committees of the Guild.


Guild of Students Zero Tolerance Policy

The Guild believes that a Zero Tolerance approach should be taken towards any form of harassment based on defining protected characteristics that takes place in any of the Guild’s venues or events.


University Harassment and Bullying Policy

The University is committed to creating a working and learning environment free from harassment and discrimination in which all staff, students and visitors to the University are treated with dignity and respect.


Complaints Procedure

The Complaints Procedure explains how we will deal with any elections complaints.


Complaint Form

A student or candidate wishing to submit an election complaint must do so by using this Complaint Form. This must be sent by email to elections@guild.bham.ac.uk.

All complaints must be substantiated with evidence in support of their complaint where possible.

Q&A And Drop-in Sessions

Events During the Applications Period

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Current Election

Autumn Term Elections 2023

Your chance to apply for decision-making committee roles, Guild committee roles, Rep roles, and NUS Delegate roles!

82 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 16:00 on Wednesday 4 October 2023 (in 3 days and 8 hours)

The polls open at 10:00 on Tuesday 10 October 2023 (in 9 days)

Please log in to see more details.

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