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Stand as a candidate in the University elections

5 April 2022

The University elections will be held from 9 to 13 May 2022. As a student, you are able to stand as a candidate as of this week. This year , you can stand for the University Council, all faculty councils and the LUMC Student Council. If you like to represent the interests of students in the coming year, you can submit your candidacy from 5 to 8 April. 

What do the participation bodies do?

The University Council, faculty councils and employee councils monitor how our university is run, give solicited and unsolicited advice and help decide on important issues. The University Council does this at the Executive Board level and the faculty councils do this at the faculty level. Read more about their work and how to contact them in the organisational guide.

Why stand as a candidate?

Not only does a role in the University participation bodies give you the chance to represent student interests, but it also ensures good management. In addition, it gives you the opportunity to develop your networking, negotiating, arguing and policy-assessment skills. And you will be first to hear about the latest developments at the University!

How do I stand as a candidate?

To stand as a candidate, you will need to fill in the right forms and submit these to the polling station. For more details what exactly you will need to do, see the ‘Standing as a candidate’ page. You will also find more information about the election schedule for 2022 in the organisational guide.

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