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LSESU Elections


LSESU Elections

Elections Information

The LSE Students’ Union Elections are one of the most important dates in the calendar. This is an opportunity to either nominate yourself to be the next student representative or vote for the best candidate. Your Student representatives shape the Students’ Union work, influence LSE decision making committees and impact your student experience for one whole year.

Running for a student rep position is one of the best ways to have your say on how your Students' Union is run, create change at LSE as well as being a valuable source of professional work experience.

The 2020 Lent Term Elections are now officially over. Thank you to all our candidates, campaigners and voters for their dedication and support over this time - student representation matters - yesterday, today, tomorrow.

And the winners are...


Voting Statistics

All Candidate Manifestos

Full Time Officer Roles Part Time Officer Roles Committee and Delegate Positions

Candidate Question Time Videos

General Secretary Education Officer Activities & Development Officer Community & Welfare Officer

Anti-Racism Officer AU President Environment & Ethics Officer LGBT+ Officer RAG President Social Mobility & Class Officer Womens Officer

Paid Officers

Sabbatical officers are paid roles. These roles set the priority of the union, regularly attend meetings with high profile LSE members. They work to ensure student voice is at the heart of all LSE changes and conversations, ensuring your voice is heard!

Find out about this role by clicking on the post list below.

General Secretary | Activities & Development Officer | Community & Welfare Officer | Education Officer

Volunteer Officers

Part time officer roles are an executive member of the Students’ Union. They campaign to improve student experience on campus, plan events and projects targeted towards student groups and building communities.

The part time officer role is flexible therefore you can study or have other commitments whilst in post.

Find out about these roles by clicking on the post list below.

Anti-Racism Officer | Athletics Union President | Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Officer | Disabled Students Officer | Environment & Ethics Officer | International Students' Officer | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender + (LGBT+) Students’ Officer | Postgraduate Research Students' Officer | Raising & Giving (RAG) President | Social Mobility & Class Officer | Women's Officer

Committee & Delegate positions

Sit on relevant committees and boards within LSESU and LSE. Using the opportunity to hear about the direct decisions being made and be a voice for students. Organise union annual union events and feedback on structures and processes.

These roles are flexible therefore you can study or have other commitments whilst in post.

Find out about these roles by clicking on the post list below.

AU Engagement Officer | AU Executive | Democracy Committee Member | Societies Network Chairs | Member of Trustee Board

Find out about these roles by clicking on the post list above.


Reasons to Apply

Make an Impact

Influence LSE and National Policy

Drive change across LSE and the Union

Build new opportunities for students across LSE

Take a leadership role in the Unions core functions such as Union General Meetings and Committees

Build Communities

Organise events and activities for the students you represent

Work closely with students to understand their needs and interests

Campaign, run events, build communities and make an impact to the self-identifying students at LSE.

Gain Professional Experience

Have access to and manage large budgets

Plan and manage multiple projects

Get access to professional training opportunities

Attend relevant conferences and trips, to network with other student organisations


Important Information


Don’t forget to have a read of our rules and guidelines before you nominate yourself. If you have any queries, you can always get in touch via email.


Rules           Candidate FAQs           Email           Complaints Log


Past Election Results


Michaelmas Term 2019/20            Lent Term 2018/19            Michaelmas Term 2018/19           Lent Term 2017/18  

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