RA Elections

The RA Elections are your chance to decide who’ll represent you and ensure you have the best time in University Accomodation.


Voting in the RA elections opens at 10am on Monday 14th November

Voting closes at 4pm on Friday 18th November, so make sure you have your voice heard.

Please note, you will only be able to vote in the election for the Residence where you live.

All elections at the Guild use the Single Transferable Vote. You will be asked to rank the rank the candidates in order of preference. Voting is completed over a number of rounds until a candidate receives 50% of the vote. The candidate that achieves the least votes across each of the rounds is eliminated and their second preferences are distributed amongst the remaining candidates.  The winning candidate is the candidate with the most overall support.


In order to vote, you will need to be logged into the Guild Website via the my.bham portal. 

  • Go to my.bham and log in using your University details
  • Click on the Guild logo in 'Top Picks' - this sends you back to guildofstudents.com logged in
  • Return to this page and vote below

If you are still having difficulty voting, please email: website@guild.bham.ac.uk


If you are logged in, you will see the candidate lists and post lists below - and will be able to vote.

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Meet your officer team

Every year, a team of Officers are elected by YOU to help you get the best out of Birmingham. Each officer leads a different part of the Union on your behalf – click on their faces below to find out what they do and how to get in touch…

Ellie Keiller - Guild President
Shannon Farmer - Activities & Development Full Time Officer
Adam Goldstone - Education Full Time Officer
Kris Ali - Housing & Community Full Time Officer
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Full Time Officer
Jess Levy - Representation & Resources Full Time Officer
Helena Bailey - Sports Full Time Officer
Henny Green - Welfare Full Time Officer

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