This hub contains resources for a variety of aspects when running for any of the RUSU elections.
Rules applying to all RUSU elections and referenda, including guidelines on campaigning, manifestos, and
the complaints procedure
We monitor our elections processes to ensure quality and effectiveness from a diversity perspective. This
includes keeping a record of the diverse background from which candidates are drawn.
Nominating yourself in the election can seem tricky and maybe a little scary, but it's actually super simple! Read on to find out how to stand in an election.
Details the budget available for various roles as well as what it can be spent on.
Candidates Question Time is one of the most exciting and important parts of the elections process.
Question Time is a great opportunity for students (AKA the voters!) to find out about you as a candidate
and what you intend to do if elected.
Your elections poster is a poster you create to help you with your campaign.
Get some top tips on how to gain votes in your election.
Guidelines on publicising your campaign or nomination, photocopying, social media and more.
Your manifesto is a 250 word statement which tells people who you are, what you hope to achieve whilst in
the role and why people should vote for you. Find best practises and manifesto guidelines here.
Your statement is your opportunity to explain your position, outline your argument, facts and supporting
evidence, and tell people why they should vote for your side in the referendum.