Say Hello to Your Leadership Race Candidates of 2018

Say Hello to Your Leadership Race Candidates of 2018

Student Exec , Representation , Democracy

Almost 40 of your peers have put themselves forward to be your Leadership Race 2018 candidates. 

From next week they will campaign hard to try and win your vote, with voting week kicking off from Monday 26 February to Thursday 1 March.

Get to know your candidates here and find out which candidates you want in your corner.

Activities Candidates

This is one of the most popular positions with 8 people running. This role is in charge of developing over 300 clubs and societies in the university, as well as making sure they are running well and constantly improving.

Community Candidates   

Competition is close with only three candidates running to represent students in the community, making sure that housing and transport is developed with students in mind and that you feel connected to your local area and what’s going on around you. 

Education Candidates 

This role includes changing things for the better so that the University is always providing you with the best academic experience by listening to your feedback, four people are running to represent you. 

Equality and Diversity Candidates

The Equality and Diversity officer makes sure that the campus and the city champion equality & diversity and every student has a voice. We've got six candidates for you to choose from. 

Union Affairs Candidates

Whoever is in this position chairs the board of trustees, makes sure the Union works for you and that the charity’s money is spent in the right areas.

Six people are running to be your Union Affairs Officer. 

Welfare Candidates

This is also a popular position, with a total of eight candidates hoping to be elected. This is a very important role in the Exec that includes always thinking about your happiness, health and wellbeing. They are also responsible for making sure you have access to any help and support you might need whilst at Uni.

Gryphon Editor

Who will run Leeds University Union’s official student publication, the Gryphon, this position has sparked interest in 3 candidates, who will all be hoping for your vote.