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Students’ Union UCL works to ensure that students are represented across all levels of decision making at UCL. There are more than 2,000 student representatives at UCL including Academic Reps, Part-Time Officers, Sabbatical Officers, Student Trustees, Hall Reps and Activities Reps. Find out more information about your elected leaders.

Current Elections

Our 2021 Leadership Race is currently underway. More information can be found on our Leadership Race page.

Autumn Elections

Course and Research Student Representatives: There are more than 1,800 Course and Research Reps across UCL. If you want to represent students on your programme, you may be interested in this role.
Lead Department Representatives: There is one LDR per Staff-Student Consultative Committee and these Reps work to represent students at a departmental level.
Faculty Representatives: There is one Faculty Rep per Faculty at each level (Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research) who represent students across their Faculty.
Hall Representatives: If you live in a UCL Hall, you may wish to represent your neighbours and peers within your Hall.
Activities Representatives: Societies Reps and Sports Reps ensure that our Clubs and Societies members have their voices heard.
Student Trustees: The Board of Trustees is the highest level of the governance structure in Students’ Union UCL. Trustees oversee the financial and legal decision-making within the organisation.

UCL and Students’ Union Board of Trustee Elections

UCL Committees: Several central UCL committees have a number of student representatives on them alongside your Sabbatical Officers. If you want to be involved in decision-making at an institutional level 
Students’ Union Board of Trustee Sub-Committees: The Students’ Union Board has a number of Sub-Committees, all with student representatives on them. 

NUS Delegate Elections

NUS Delegates: Each year, students are elected to represent the student body at NUS Conference where more than 600 UK institutions meet to discuss important issues.

Spring Elections

Sabbatical Officers: Our Sabbatical Officers work full-time and either take a year out of their studies or take on the role when they graduate. They represent all students at UCL on an institutional level.
Part-Time Officers: Our Part-Time Officers represent specific student groups across UCL.