Information for Candidates

Voting opens at noon!  This page is a resource for candidates.


Candidates' Pack & Election Rules

Imperial College Union's elections are governed by rules that ensure fairness and accessibility while rewarding energy and enthusiasm. By nominating yourself for a role, you agree that you have read and understood all of the relevant rules and policies. 

 Read and download the Candidates Pack

Training for Reps

For specific training resources to help you write effective manifestos or run great campaigns, please visit the AE19 section of our Training Hub

Imperial College Union offers comprehensive training for Student Representatives, with tailored programmes for Academic Reps, Wellbeing Reps, Liberation & Community Officers, and Council Representatives. We ask that all Reps attend training in order to understand their position in the larger network of Reps, learn about Imperial College Union processes, meet their fellow Reps, and learn how to be successful in their role.

As well as role-specific training, Imperial College Union also offers skills-based training, supporting our Reps to develop skills such as public speaking, leadership, and time management.

Training for Undergraduate Academic and Wellbeing Representatives is compulsory.  Training will offered on multiple dates throughout October and November. 

Elections Management 

The Autumn Elections 2019 are governed by a Returning Officer who is responsible for ensuring the elections are free and fair. The Returning Officer for Autumn Elections 2019 is Deborah Evanson, Press and Communications Manager at College. The Returning Officer will make the final and binding decision on any rule breaches or complex queries raised by candidates and members.

 The Returning Officer appoints two Deputy Returning Officers, members of Imperial College Union staff, to operate the elections on a day-to-day basis, answer queries from candidates and voters, and make rulings on complaints and rule breaches. The Deputy Returning Officers are Neha Ghandi (Finance Manager) and Tom Newman (Head of Student Experience).

The Returning and Deputy Returning Officers can be contacted on elections@imperial.ac.uk.


Publicity Banners

All promotional material created by candidates - such as posters or websites - must include the Publicity Banner, which saves you the task of adding basic information such as the voting period, hashtag and website.

Portrait Posters (See example)

 

Full Colour

TLE17 - colour for portrait poster

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Monochrome (black on white)

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Monochrome (white on black)

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Landscape Posters (see example)

 

Full Colour

TLE17 - colour for portrait poster

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Monochrome (black on white)

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Monochrome (white on black)

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