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Top Tips for Running in your Students’ Union Elections

Running in your union elections is one of the best, more rewarding things you can do, but boy is it hard work! I ran for VP of my union and I got it (yay!), but I’m by no means an expert, these are just a few things I’ve picked up along the way! I’ve compiled my top tips, for running the best election campaign – of course it’s super important to be aware of your own union’s rules whilst the reading this! These were just things that worked for me, there’s no guarantee, but they are some things I wish I’d known when I ran.

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Exclusive: 73% of students set to vote in the General Election

At the Student Media Summit 2014 this week, the National Union of Students (NUS) released exclusive research showing that 73 per cent of students are now registered to vote in the 2015 General Election. The aspiring media professionals were given an exclusive view of this research ahead of it being released to the national news.