Candidate Resources

Whether you're preparing your nomination, or just want more information, below are some resources that you'll find useful for the Guild Leadership Elections 2020. 

The candidate info hub is the one stop shop for all the information you will need as a candidate in the UCB Guild Elections. Whether you want to download your expenses form, check out the rules, make a complaint or get some hints and tips – this is the place to visit.


Candidate Guidance 

The Candidate Guidance document has all you need to know about running in the election, including information on our rules and regulations.


Rules & Regulations

All Candidates must obide by the following rules and regulations. On submission of your nomination, you will be asked to accept these terms and conditions.

Manifesto Examples

If you're interested in running, but are unsure on how to write a manifesto, there are some examples here. We will also be running two Manifesto writing workshops in Candidate Academy on the 9th and 11th March.

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3


Bye-Laws & Constitution

All elections must be ran in accordance with the Guild of Students governing documentations. 


Complaints Form

If you believe a candidate or one of their campaign team has broken any of the rules and regulations of the election, you can submit a complaint. The Deputy Returning Officer will review these and appropriate sanctions will be put in place if someone has found to break these regulations. All complaints must be received by 4pm on 19th March 2020 to be reviewed.


Expenses Form

All candidates will have access to a campaign budget from the Guild. The amount will be confirmed on the week commencing 9th March 2020. All candidates will need to submit their expenses, with receipts by 5pm on 19th March 2020. These can be submitted in person or via e-mail to All expenses must abide by the rules and regulations of the elections above.


Role Profiles

We have developed a page with details of each role available in the Guild Student Leadership Election.