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Legacies of LeadMCR throughout the years

Legacies of LeadMCR throughout the years

Your guide to the recent history of UoM’s student elections, from voting turnouts and when to vote to controversies and changes
LeadMCR 2023 winners announced

LeadMCR 2023 winners announced

Here are the winners of LeadMCR 2023
LeadMCR roles explained – Could this be you?

LeadMCR roles explained – Could this be you?

Looking for a post-grad job opportunity? Lead MCR is back with plenty of leadership and team opportunities to improve Manchester’s SU
How to: win an SU election

How to: win an SU election

Taking into account the behaviours and trends of past SU elections, here’s a handy (satirical) guide to winning your Officer campaign…
Looking back at SU elections controversy

Looking back at SU elections controversy

The SU elections have seen multiple controversies over their years. This article looks back at the last decade to pick out the 5 biggest ones.
Nominations are OPEN for the SU elections

Nominations are OPEN for the SU elections

Find out a little more about the new SU elected positions and what you could do to represent the student body.
All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

The position of becoming a part-time officer at the SU has now opened up and this is all students need to know about it.
Opinion: Here’s why Nancy Rothwell must go

Opinion: Here’s why Nancy Rothwell must go

Lucy Nichols outlines the main arguments of the #nancyout campaign amongst a turbulent time for the university’s management
Indian Society of Manchester to re-run election after complaints

Indian Society of Manchester to re-run election after complaints

The new committee, which was elected in April, was asked to step down following the row
New exec hail huge win for “underrepresented students” despite cheating controversy

New exec hail huge win for “underrepresented students” despite cheating controversy

The historic election of two Chinese officers comes alongside accusations of misconduct directed at some winners for the second year running
There’s still time to vote in the SU elections

There’s still time to vote in the SU elections

There’s still time to have your say in this year’s Exec Officer elections – don’t miss out!
SU elections cheating row erupts for second year running

SU elections cheating row erupts for second year running

Several candidates allegedly broke rules related to giving students personal space when voting – according to others in the running
Have your say in the SU Elections

Have your say in the SU Elections

Voting is now open for the SU officer elections with results set to be announced on March 5th in Whitworth Hall
Banned candidates win SU elections

Banned candidates win SU elections

Turnout also fell – with only 19.4% of students voting

Student rep election results announced

A round up of the newly elected Student Officers; the highest election turnout in the university’s history

UMSU elections are in a crisis of apathy

Alice Rigby argues that Manchester needs a re-invigoration of the student electoral system to make us believe in our executive and union representatives

Wellbeing Officer: Lily Risby

Lily Risby tells us why we should vote for her for Wellbeing Officer

Education Officer: Megan Gurney

Megan Gurney tells us why we should vote for her for Education Officer

General Secretary: Grace Skelton

Grace Skelton tells us why we should vote for her for General Secretary

Education Officer: Samuel Blackledge

Samuel Blackledge tells us why we should vote for him for Education Officer