Training for Candidates

NUSU are here to support all candidates to make the most of their campaign, enjoy the process and gain a wealth of experience in doing so.

We offer training for all candidates, and all candidates must attend the compulsory training on election regulations and guidance. The following are open to all interested candidates, unless stated otherwise, the sessions are just for you to turn up to:


Candidates Academy


How to Write an Effective Manifesto


This covers the compulsory training for all candidates as well as extra sessions on running an effective campaign, using social media, producing videos and designing printed material. We will also be taking your photograph for use in the Courier elections edition and on the voting website. All candidates must sign up online and there are 2 sessions on offer (only need to attend one):

  • Sat 23rd February 2019 10-30am-2pm (lunch provided)
  • Wednesday 27th February 2019 2-5pm


To be held in MLK room, floor 1

  • Friday 1st February 12.30pm-1.30pm
  • Monday 4th February 5.30-6.30pm
  • Wednesday 6th February 1-2pm