Spring Elections 2021

During our biannual elections, our student leaders are voted in by our students. These roles are the chance for you to make your mark, whether you run for a position, or vote.

The 2021 Spring Elections

KCLSU is a democratic charity led by students. It is these elected student leaders that work to ensure a broad cross-section of views are represented in decision making within the Union and at King's.

Elections Results

The results of the 2021 Spring Elections are now live.

View the results of the KCLSU Spring Elections

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Their aim is to unite the various student communities around common causes. Spring Elections are a huge part of this, with more over 70 posts available covering three areas of work at the Student's Union.

How do Elections work at KCLSU?

Autumn and Spring Elections at KCLSU are a democratic set of elections where all King's students can vote for their future representatives, both in a College and Union setting. They usually happen at the beginning and at the end of the academic year, respectively.

Which roles are we electing/voting?

KCLSU is holding Spring Elections to fill more than 70 posts!

  • 6 Student Officers
  • 5 Academic Associations
  • 9 NUS Delegates

To find out more, visit the Post List.

When are the main dates on this Spring Elections?

Keep an eye on the timeline below:

  • 1 February Nominations Open
  • 22 February Nominations close
  • 26 February Candidates Announced
  • 1 March Voting Opens
  • 4 March Voting Closes
  • 10 March Results announced online at 5pm
See the full timeline

KCLSU Spring Elections 2021

78 posts are up for election.

The polls have closed.

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who ran for each post and read their manifestos.

Results are announced!

Spring Elections 2021 Results

The Posts

Student Officers

Student Officers lead KCLSU and sit on the KCLSU Board of Trustees, the highest level of decision-making within the Union. The Student Officer roles are full-time, paid positions; applicants who are not currently in their final year will take a sabbatical year.

The different Student Officer posts in this election are:

  • President
  • VP Activities & Development
  • VP Education (Art & Sciences)
  • VP Education (Health)
  • VP Postgraduate
  • VP Welfare & Community

Quick Facts

  • Engage with King’s students
  • Build student communities
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  • Empower student-led campaigning

Academic Associations

Academic Associations are student representation for specific faculties, locations or levels of study. act as a representative body for their peers and aim to build a community and a sense of belonging amongst their specific group.

This elections there are 5 Academic Associations electing representatives:

  • Bioscience Students' Association (BSA)
  • Dental Council
  • King's Business School Students' Association
  • Law Council
  • Medical Students' Association (MSA)

NUS Delegates

NUS (National Union of Students) is a confederation of student unions in the UK. Being affiliated with NUS means that as a union, we can create policy and campaign on a national level.

National Conference is the biggest event in the NUS year - every year, around 1000 delegates will attend the event in Brighton. NUS Conferences are the lead decision making bodies of the organisation where delegates representing students from across NUS membership review the work over the last year, decide on priorities and policy for the following year and elect the leadership.

NUS National Conference Delegates represent King’s students at the NUS National Conference and help shape the national conversation.

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“You're a student at King's and your voice is important. Be heard, and make a difference to yourself and your colleagues by taking part in Student Union campaigns and activities!”

- Robert Liow, 3rd year LLB Law, President of the International Students' Rights Campaign.