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QMU October Elections: all you need to know

By Janka Deak

Positions for student representatives and first year student representatives are up for grabs.

The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) is holding their autumn by-elections for junior positions for their Student Assembly this week, with voting for student representatives and first year student representatives taking place on 14 October.

Roles up for grabs in this election include seats for current student representatives there are four seats for those intending to serve a 12 month term and three seats for 6 month terms. Additionally there are three first-year student representative roles available, including two seats serving a 12 month term and one seat serving a six month term. These roles are only open to students in their first year of matriculation.

Students elected will sit on the QMU’s board of management, who are in charge of setting out the Union’s policies and its operation. 

In order to be eligible to vote, you must have QMU membership which can easily be acquired here, free of charge. 

Voting will open on the morning of Thursday 14 October and will be done through a link posted on MyGlasgow on the day of the election. 

Don’t miss your opportunity to have your voice heard and choose who represents you and in one of our student unions. This is your call to join in on the decisions that shape the QMU. A union declared “for the students, by the students”, since 1890.

For more information on the elections, visit the QMU website by clicking here.


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