Elections

The Students' Union is here to represent your views so that your time studying at Ravensbourne University is a positive and enjoyable experience.

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Get involved

Don’t know where to start?

Sabbatical Officers improve the student experience for Rave students, with the support of Student Union staff. By getting involved in the elections, you’ll have lots of fun, build a solid foundation of skills and make friends for life.

We’ll provide training & learning opportunities and dedicated one-to-one support for all candidates before, during and after the election – so check out our FAQs and get nominating!

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Here's what the Dean has to say about elections

Key dates

  • 12pm, Wednesday 1st February

    Nominations open

  • 12pm, Friday 17th February

    Nominations close

  • Tuesday 21st February

    Candidate photoshoot

  • 12pm, Wednesday 22nd February

    Candidate training

  • 10am, Thursday 23rd February

    Campaigning begins

  • 5pm, Tuesday 28th February

    Hustings party

  • 5pm, Wednesday 1st March

    Campaigning ends

  • 10am, Thursday 2nd March

    Voting opens

  • 12pm, Friday 10th March

    Voting closes

  • 1pm, Friday 10th March

    Complaints close

  • 5pm, Friday 10th March

    Results night

The small print

Throughout the SU election, you have to abide by our Elections Rules and candidate information to ensure the election is fun, free, and fair. These rules will be published at the beginning of the elections period and sent to all candidates.

Download rules

If you have a complaint about a candidate or anything else relating to elections, please complete complaints form and email suelections@rave.ac.uk only with details of your complaint. You can use the sample complaints form as a guide.

Submit a complaint

Sample complaint form

FAQs

Opening hours

Open Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays

Contact us

Room 108, SU Staff Office
Room 109, RSU Shop and StAAR space
Ravensbourne University, 6 Penrose Way, SE10 0EW