Candidate Resources

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

The candidate info hub is the one stop shop for all the information you will need as a candidate in any UCB Guild Elections, whether for President of the Guild or Chair of your society. 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.

All candidates are expected to comply with the following guiding principles:

  1. Candidates must treat other candidates, students and members of the public with respect
  2. Candidates will not act in such a way to bring the election process, the Guild or the University into disrepute
  3. Candidates’ campaigns should be fully transparent and accountable to the Guild
  4. Candidates must not do anything to gain unfair advantage
  5. Candidates must not undermine the fair and democratic running of elections.


Candidate Guidance 

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


Estates Guidance

This is the guidance for where you can and can't put campaign resources around campus and UCB accomodation. 


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.

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 the close of voting to be reviewed.