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Summer Elections 2021

Dates for Summer By-Elections 2021

  • Nominations open: 12:00, Wednesday 26 May
  • Nominations close: 14:00, Friday 4 June
  • Candidate manifesto deadline: 12:00, Monday 7 June
  • Manifestos go live and campaigning begins: 14:00, Monday 7 June
  • Voting opens: 14:00, Monday 7 June
  • Voting closes: 14:00, Thursday 10 June
  • Results released: 12:00, Friday 11 June 

What positions are being contested   

Officer Trustee
  • Deputy President (Education) (full-time)
  • Felix Editor (full-time)
  • All Felix committee roles
Liberation & Community Officers
  • Black & Minority Ethnic Students Officer
  • Interfaith Officer
  • LGBTQ+ Officer
Academic Departmental Reps: 
  • Design Engineering
  • Earth Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Wellbeing Departmental Reps
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic and Information Engineering
  • Joint Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
Constituent Union Committees

Various vacant roles will be elected across our constituent union committees:

  • City and Guilds College Union (CGCU)
  • Graduate Students' Union (GSU)
  • Imperial College School of Medicine Students' Union (ICSMSU)
  • Royal College of Science Union (RCSU)
  • Royal School of Mines Union (RSMU)


Manifestos can be viewed here

Information for Candidates

Imperial College Union's elections are governed by rules that ensure fairness and accessibility while rewarding energy and enthusiasm. Go here to see all the rules governing these elections, download campaign publicity material, how to submit your nomination, and the information you must know before running.  

The Returning Officer for Summer Elections 2021 is to be confirmed.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact the Elections Team on elections@imperial.ac.uk