Union Elections

SOAS Students' Union Elections


1. Elections Overview

2. Upcoming Elections

3. Spring 2021 Election: Results

4. Election Contacts


1. Elections Overview

SOAS Students' Union holds annual elections in the Autumn and Spring terms to elect our 4 full-time Sabbatical Officers and 17 part-time Executive Officers. We also hold separate Autumn elections for our Student Reps, with more information on these elections available from our Student Reps minisite.

All members of SOAS Students' Union are allowed to run and vote in an SU Election!

The timeline for our elections typically runs as follows:

  1. Nominations Open: You can begin to nominate yourself for a position in the election
  2. Nominations Close: The deadline by which you must have completed your nomination to run in the election
  3. Candidate Meeting: A compulsory meeting for all nominees to discuss the election rules
  4. Campaigning Starts: You can begin campaigning
  5. Candidate Hustings: Students get the opportunity to ask you questions at a publice meeting (Spring elections only)
  6. Voting Opens: Students can start voting in the election
  7. Campaigning Ends and Voting Closes: The deadline for students to have submitted votes
  8. Complaints Deadline: The deadline for any complaints to be received, typically 1 hour after voting closes
  9. Results Announced: We announce the results of the election!


Nominations and voting are done online through this web page. This page will be updated closer to the date of the next election with links you'll need to nominate yourself and vote!


Interested in running?

Important Documents


2. Upcoming Elections



The timeline for this election is:

  1. Nominations open
  2. Nominations close
  3. Candidate meeting
  4. Hustings
  5. Voting opens
  6. Voting closes
  7. Complaints deadline
  8. Results announced


3. Spring 2021 Election: Results

The SOAS SU Spring 2021 Elections are now complete!

All votes have been counted, and you can find the results to this election here: SU SPRING 2021 ELECTION RESULTS or below:

Position Elected
Academic Affairs Officer Sarah Skoropa
Anti-Racism Officer Anya Sivan
Campaigns Officer Lena Koch
Co-President Activities & Events Pauline Ankunda
Co-President Democracy & Education Lucia Rodriguez Pedroso
Co-President Equality & Liberation Hisham Parchment
Co-President Welfare & Campaigns Ella Spencer
Disabled Students & Carers Officer Felix Henson
Entertainment Officer Ayat El-Naili
Environment Officer Janna AlSou'b
International Officer Julia Soldrzynski
NUS Delegates Khadeeja Shah
& Abel Harvie-Clarke
People of Colour Officer Anika Chauhan
Sports Officer Valentine Godard
& Grace Weston
Womxns Officer Ellora Singh 
& Rbeeza Mobeen



4. Election Contacts


Any questions or complaint relating to this election please contact the Elections Clerk, Jack Di Francesco (jd126@soas.ac.uk).

This webpage was last updated on: 15 Mar 2021 12:36