RUSU Leadership Elections

RUSU's Leadership Elections allow students to choose who they think should lead the organisation for the next year. RUSU's Full-time Officer team, Part-time Officers, Student Trustees, and Undergraduate Senior Reps are all elected at this time.

Thinking of nominating for a role? Fantastic! You can find all of the role descriptions, as well as a timeline for the elections, right here on our website. Alternatively, you can get in touch with one of our 5 Full-time Officers to talk about the roles in more depth, or email us at for more information.


Take a look at whos running for the various roles in the elections, along with their manifestos.

Live Stats

Check out the latest voting stats in this election.

Full-time Officer Roles

RUSU's Full-time Officers take on leadership roles within RUSU. They are elected to make sure each and every student gets the most they can out of their time at Reading and loves their student experience.

Part-time Officer Roles

RUSU's Part-time Officers exist to defend and extend the rights of specific groups of students. They also campaign on specific issues that are of concern to or affect under-represented student groups.

Student Trustee Roles

Student Trustees ensure RUSU is well governed, well managed, and that we stick to our vision, mission and values.

Undergraduate Senior Rep Roles

RUSU Senior Reps lead a team of Course Reps and ensure students' interests are represented at a school level. They get involved in projects relating to the quality of teaching and learning and the student experience.

Candidates Resources

If you are thinking of nominating yourself for any of the roles, have a look at our resource hub. Here you will find useful information for candidates, such as helpful tips on writing a manifesto, budget and printing guidelines.


Frequently asked questions about RUSU's Leadership Elections.

Leadership elections key dates

Key dates for the RUSU's 2022 Leadership Elections.