The Executive elections and the UCD SU Policy Referendums will take place on 7th and 8th March 2017.
The proposed polling scheme for these elections and referendums is available here.
This polling scheme is subject to change.
UNITED IRELAND POLICY REFERENDUM
A Referendum will take palce on 7th & 8th March 2017 to determine UCD Students' Union's stance on the following question:
“Should UCDSU have a pro-unity stance on a United Ireland?”
“Ar chóir go mbeidh seasamh ar son aontacha ag Aontas na Mac Léinn COBÁC I leith Éireann Aontaithe?”
Any group that wishes to be recognised as an official campaign for either the “Yes” or “No” side should contact the Returning Officers as a matter of urgency by email to email@example.com
FEES POLICY REFERENDUM
A Referendum will take palce on 7th & 8th March 2017 to determine UCD Students' Union's stance on Higher Education fees.
The referendum will take the form of a "preferendum"; the choices before the electorate will be as follows:
- Current Fees ("Free Fees" with €3,000 student contribution)
- Income-Based Loan System
- Significantly Lower Fees ("Free Fees" with reduced contribution)
Any group that wishes to be recognised as an official campaign for one of the proposed options should contact the Returning Officers as a matter of urgency by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The quorum for these referendums will be calculated by reference to class numbers provided by UCD Registry to the Returning Office.
The Returning Officers intend to continue the existing Returning Office practice reflecting the previous constitutional position of defining general membership of UCD Students' Union by reference to enrollment in a UCD degree or diploma programme.
?Union Council By-Election
A by-election has been called in the constituency of Commerce Stage 2. The details of the by-election may be found here. Nominations are now open and will close at 1.00pm on Tuesday 7th March 2017.
Elections to the Union Executive will take place on 7th & 8th March 2017.
Nominations for these elections have closed. A full list of nominated candidates is available here.
The sabbatical positions* for election are:
- The President;
- The Campaigns & Communications Officer
- The Welfare Officer;
- The Education Officer; and
- The Graduate Officer.
The College Officer positions for election are:
- College of Human Sciences & College of Arts & Celtic Studies (2 seats)
- College of Science (1 seat)
- College of Engineering and Architecture (1 seat)
- College of Health Sciences (1 seat)
- College of Business and Law (1 seat)
- College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine (1 seat)
The final position for election is:
1. Irish Language Officer / Oifigeach na Gaeilge
Union Council By-Elections
If you wish to call a by-election in respect of a vacant seat in your constituency, please fill in a by-election form and place it in the black box in the Students' Union general office. These forms are available here.
If you have any further queries, please contact the Union Returning Officer at email@example.com