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Goldsmiths Students' Union Leadership Elections & Awards Night

On 19th April 2021 the nominations will open for our Student Leadership Elections.

Have you ever wanted to lead a society, sports club or community? Maybe you love dreaming up glamorous events… Maybe you’re passionate about getting people together to do something fun… Or maybe you just want to be a BNOC (Big Name on Campus). Now is the time to get elected as a student leader!


Student Leadership Elections 2021

695 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 00:00 on Monday 10 May 2021 (in 17 hours)

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To find out more, visit our dedicated SU Leadership Elections page.


Awards Nominations

From the 19th April we will also be taking nominations for our Students’ Union Awards. As well as the HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) recognition that all student leaders receive, the Students’ Union gives extra awards to student leaders who have gone above and beyond to create amazing experiences for their members. Our awards celebrate and champion societies, sports clubs, department reps and campaigning groups who have made a positive impact through volunteering and leadership.
We award groups who meet the following criteria:

Have met the needs of their members and positively enhanced their experience, Are well organised and have managed finances professionally throughout the academic year, Have been innovative in how they engaged their members and have tried to diversify their membership, Activities of the group have empowered their members to improve the Goldsmiths experience, the local community, the environment or had another substantial impact such as driving a significant change or achievement, Made excellent use of SU initiatives and resources Collaborated with other student groups Have developed an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students Have been a positive ambassador and role model for the Union ethics and values, Have engaged positively with the Students‘ Union and student members, Have inspired other students to take up a role in the SU in the future


How does it work?

You can nominate a society, sports club, department rep or campaigning group for an award by going to
Nominations open on 19th April 2021 and close on 17th May 2021. 

The Students’ Union will form a panel led by elected student representatives, Full-Time Officers and Part Time Officers.
This panel will meet score your nominations against the awards criteria and choose the winners. 

Winners will ne revealed at the Awards Night ceremony on 20th May 2021. Additionally winners will recieve a physical award and a record of their achievement will appear on the Students' Union website and on the Higher Education Achievement Report. 

19th April – Nominations Open, 17th May – Nominations Close,  18th May – Panel Decides and 20th May is our Results and Awards Event

Goldsmiths Students’ Union Awards Night & Elections Results 2021

The Goldsmiths Students’ Union Awards Night 2020 is the biggest party of the year – and this year it will be fully online. It's a glamorous red-carpet-style awards ceremony where we encourage you to live it up in your living room – get your glad rags on, cheer along on the live chat and share your pics using #goldsuawards. Come along and celebrate this year’s wins and find out the results of the elections for next year’s leaders!



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