Student Union Elections!

The Students' Union is an important and integral part of College life. Governors and the Principal welcome your comments and are always willing to listen to ideas and constructive criticism and this is your opportunity to become involved in making the SU an effective voice for students.

Executive Officer posts
The SU still has vacancies for part time voluntary positions which if you decided to run is not only a great opportunity to make a real impact in supporting students and College life but it will also look great on your C.V. and UCAS The full list of posts is as follows:

  • Further Education Officer - Ellen Hedge (Paston)

  • Higher Education Officer - Position Still Open (if interested please call us on 01603773425)

  • Environment Officer - Erin Eagling (Norwich)

  • LGBT+ Officer - Emaley Doull (Paston)

  • Disabilities Officer - Position Still Open (if interested please call us on 01603773425)

  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Officer - Position Still Open (if interested please call us on 01603773425)

  • Women’s Officer - Emily Staley (Norwich)

  • Men’s Welfare Officer - Luke Groom (Paston)

  • International Officer - Position Still Open (if interested please call us on 01603773425)

  • Apprentice Officer - Position Still Open (if interested please call us on 01603773425)

  • Clubs and Societies Officer - Rachel Jackson (Norwich)

  • Events and Fundraising Officer - Hollie-Ann Cristofoli (Norwich)

Find out more
Job descriptions of these roles can be found on Blackboard and on the notice board outside the SU Office (Norwich Building A40a). Log into your College account, and from the Blackboard homepage click on the ‘college information’ circle then the ‘Elections’ link in the left hand side and then ‘Students’ Union Election’. You’ll also find here other documents relating to the elections, and if you’re thinking of standing for election you should have a look at these. Hard copies of these documents are also available upon request.

All the posts are to start from Wednesday 7th November 2018, and are for the 2018-19 academic year. If you have any questions about any of the posts or would like further information, Luke Mitchell (current President) or Jess Crowley (current Deputy President) would be happy to talk to you and give you an idea of exactly what is involved. Get in touch – or

Election packs & nominations
The Election Packs will be available online from Tuesday 25th September 2018 or alternatively you can obtain a copy from either the Main Reception at Ipswich Road Campus, main reception Norfolk House Campus, the Students’ Union office (A40a, Norwich Building, Ipswich Road Campus) and Student Services (Library) at Paston.

Nominations for these posts open on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 and close on Monday 8th October 2018 at 5pm. As elections are closed, all open positions are available to those interested, the easist way to nominate yourself is to call us on 01603773425.

Campaigning & voting
Campaigning starts on Wednesday 10th October and voting will take place from Monday 29th October and close Friday 2nd November 2018 at 5:00pm. All students will have the opportunity to vote using an online system by logging into Blackboard with their account and using any computer connected to the internet.

Please note that if you are nominated as a candidate, the SU constitution requires you to attend a ‘question time’ session during the elections, the details of which you can find on the Election Timetable. This is important since if you do not attend you could be considered to have withdrawn as a candidate. If you have any question about this, Luke or Jess would be pleased to talk to you.

We have a staff member of the college called Jacky who is our  Returning Officer, this is to provide an independent voice to ensure that the elections are conducted fairly and in a transparent manner. Please don’t hesitate to contact her or any of the SU team if you have any concerns.

Best wishes and good luck, Students' Union Team


October Elections 2018

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Students' Union Office: Ipswich Road Campus room A40a
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Contact the SU- Tel: 01603 773077 Email:

Drop in: Monday to Thursday 8:30- 17:00 / Fridays 8:30-16:30  Paston College Drop in: Thursdays in the Cafe Seating Area