Autumn Elections 2018

Autumn elections are nearly upon us, which means opportunities for all students to stand for one of our many student elected positions. King's students are invited to nominate themselves or others for a chance to make a difference within their communities.

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KCLSU Autumn Elections 2018

352 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 10:00 on Monday 8 October 2018 (in 13 days)

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 15 October 2018 (in 2 weeks and 6 days)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.

Student trustees

Union development committees

Mature students' officer

NUS liberation conference delegates 

Academic reps

Hall leaders

Know someone you think would be great at any of these positions? Recommend them here

Handbooks for each position

The handbooks provide useful information about the nominations and elections process, role descriptions, election rules and expenses. 

Candidate resources 

Information and guidance for candidates, as well as the slides and advice from the candidates' briefings. 

Eligibility terms explained 

Some positions might require you to self-define in order to be eligible to stand or vote for it. 

Designated campaign zones 

Candidates aren't allowed to put up posters in undesignated KCLSU and King's spaces. Here you can find the full list of spaces.

Candidates' Code of Conduct

Taking part in a KCLSU election means following a code of conduct. Here, you will find the full Code of Conduct



Nominations open

Monday 24 September, 10am

Nominations close

Monday 8 October,10am                                            

Student Trustee briefings

It is compulsory to attend a briefing in order to stand for the position of Student Trustee. If you can’t attend any briefing, please email as soon as possible. If you do not attend a briefing you will be disqualified.)

Monday 8 October, 6pm,Meeting Room 3, East Wing, Guy’s Campus


Tuesday 9 October, 12pm, Activity Room 5, West Wing, Guy’s Campus


Wednesday 10 October, 5pm, Activity Room D, 8th Floor, Bush House

Briefing for union development committees and NUS delegates Wednesday 10 October, 1pm, Activity Room D, 8th Floor, Bush House

Candidates announced and campaigning begins

Friday 12 October, 4pm

Voting opens

Monday 15 October, 10am

Voting closes

Thursday 18 October, 5pm

Results announced

Thursday 18 October from 7pm

Training period

Monday 22 October – Friday 2 November


Contact for:

  • Problems logging in
  • Problems voting
  • Questions about the elections process
  • Help and guidance

Please provide your K number, full name and KCL email address.

If you'd like to make a complaint, please click through to the Elections Complaints page.