Candidate Resources

We understand that standing in the elections and planning your campaign can be a new experience. That's why we've provided some handy information which cover all the key elements of your campaign. 

Candidates Pack

The Candidates Pack which will provide you a summary of our Student Elections, you can also book into an information session below for more info before submitting your nomination.


You can view a PDF format of the pack here 

Please contact for any elections queries or check out our FAQs 

Information Session

To support students who are interested in running for Election but haven’t done so before and aren’t sure how to approach it, we have set up some Q&A sessions. These info sessions will take place over Zoom. 

Tuesday 23rd February, 12pm

Thursday 25th February, 12pm

Wednesday 3rd March, 12pm

Your Manifesto

When you nominate yourself, you need to write a manifesto to let other students know why they should vote for you in the elections. 

Guide to writing a Manifesto 

Candidate Briefings

All candidates MUST attend the election briefing to ensure that they understand the elections process and the rules associated with running. This will be taking place on the 8th of March at 12pm through Zoom.

Booking links will be sent out to all with candidates and Election Rules can be downloaded in advance.

Elections Campaigning

We have organised external training for our candidates on how to run a successful online election campaign.  This will be taking place on the 8th of March at 4pm through Zoom.

Booking links will be sent out to all confirmed candidates with materials uploaded after the training.

Candidate Support

Running in an election is an extremely rewarding experience but it can also be tiring, particularly whilst doing so remotely.  To support candidates the SA will be hosting Candidate Catch Ups through zoom, setting up a Mentoring system and organising meditation sessions.

All information on how to access this support will be sent out to confirmed candidates.

Elections Timetable


City Campus

Students’ Association
City of Glasgow College
Second Floor
190 Cathedral Street
G4 0RF
t: 0141 375 5322

Riverside Campus

Students’ Association
City of Glasgow College
Ground Floor
21 Thistle Street
G5 9XB
t: 0141 375 5600

City of Glasgow College

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