Elections Jargon Buster

Notice of Election
This is always a week before nominations open just to make people aware that they will soon be able to run in an election or vote.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:14 AM
PG Board
Postgraduate Board - The elected body Postgraduates that represent all Postgraduate students to the Union, University and College. Elected via Forums in ...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:14 AM
PTO
Part Time Officer, these are elected by a campus ballot in Michaelmas term, and represent students from all students of the University. The are as follows...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:16 AM
FTO
Full Time Officer, these are 6 elected people who work full time for a year as student officers. They are elected in Lent Term and The positions are: ...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:16 AM
JCR
Junior Common Room Executive. These are elected from your college in Week 8 Michaelmas term and represent you in a variety of roles. Roles vary from col...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:17 AM
SCR
Senior Common Room. Not elected, but work closely with the JCR in each college and includes the college principal, college Administrator, residency of...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:17 AM
Conference Delegate
Elected during Michaelmas term, these are students elected to represent you at NUS National Conference which is held over Easter break. They will vote on ...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:17 AM
Trustee
All six of the Full Time Officers are Trustees and sit on the Students’ Union Trustee Board. The Trustee Board is comprised of the six Full Time Officers, ...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 10:54 AM
Co-Option
If an officer position is vacant of is soon to be, a co-option is held to fill the position before the next official election for that position. For exa...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:18 AM
Nomination
The process of putting your name on the nominations board, the week before campaigning begins.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:18 AM