Published: 7 March 2016

Voting opens in Student Officer Elections

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Voting opens this week in the Guild’s Student Officer Elections.

Students have from today (9am on Monday, 7 March) until the end of the week (2pm on Friday, 11 March) to cast their vote to decide who will become the Student Officer team.

Four students will be elected to lead the Guild in the 2016/17 academic year and be the voice of over 20,000 students. They will lead the Guild, run campaigns to help students on a range of issues, work with volunteers and bring about change where it is needed.

The elections take place every year giving students the opportunity to vote for the person they would like to represent them. Once elected, each Officer fulfils a specific role within the Guild and becomes a Trustee of the organisation.

This year there are 19 hopeful candidates. Click here to view their manifestos.

How to vote:

  • Go to the Liverpool Guild of Students website
  • Click on “Vote Now” on the homepage
  • Log into the website using your University username and password
  • You will then be taken to the elections page
  • Rank the candidates in order of your preference, number one being your most preferred candidate. You can rank as many as you would like to, it does not have to be all of them.

Students who are eligible to vote and have full access to all Guild services are known as full members. This includes:

  • Liverpool based undergraduate students
  • Liverpool and London based postgraduate students (both taught and research)
  • Intercalating medical students (including those studying at a different institution
  • XJTLU students studying at the Liverpool campus

Students who are unable to vote and have access to a selection of Guild services are known as associate members.  This includes:

  • ERASMUS students
  • International exchange students
  • Cayman Islands Law School students
  • Laureate (online) students

If you are eligible to vote but are having issues with the voting system, please email


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