With nominations closing today in the Leeds University Union Leadership Race, LUU have confirmed that this year has seen a bumper number of nominations and applications for all positions.
Positions include Union Affairs Officer, Welfare Officer, Equality & Diversity Officer, Education Officer, Community Officer and Activities Officer, as well as the position of Editor-in-chief of The Gryphon.
Over 50 students have put themselves forward, while peer nominations have exceeded the 230 mark – a significant increase from nominations in last year’s Leadership Race.
A spokesperson for LUU said, “We are delighted to see so many students wanting to take part in Lead LUU. We are looking forward to working with them to reach as many students as possible, and supporting them over the next couple of weeks, and we wish them all the best of luck.”
Polls open at 12:00 on Friday 4 March, while all results will be announced on Friday 11 March.