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.
You can write your statement in any format but please attempt to
include the following:
Your statement should be no longer than 500 words.
To submit your statement, please send a copy of it via email to
The deadline for the current referendum is 13:00 on Friday 19th
The Deputy Returning Officer will be responsible for scrutinising and
approving the statements to ensure that they comply with the Election
& Referenda Rules.
The Deputy Returning Officer may make appropriate amendments if they
deem it necessary.
Your statement will appear on the referendum voting page. All students
will be able to click to read the case for (the Yes case
statement) and read the case against (the No case statement).
Click Read case for or Read case against to read
If you experience any problems or have any questions regarding your
statement, please email