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General Election 2021

The Students' Union is the voice of all students at the Royal College of Art.

Each year we call an election to vote in the Co-Presidents for Battersea, Kensington and White City campuses.

We represent you and your views independently of the College as well as providing a whole range of services and support across campuses.

All students are eligible to apply for one of the three positions and you can nominate yourself between 18 Feb - 25 Feb 2021.

Please download the Election Overview Pack

Job descriptions:

Battersea Co-President

Kensington Co-President

White City Co-President

2021 Election Dates:

Election Called: Mon 15 February 2021, 5 pm

Nominations Open: Thu 18 February 2021, 5 pm

Nominations Close: Thu 25 February 2021, 5 pm

Candidates Meeting: Mon 08 March 2021, 5 pm

Manifesto and Photo Deadline: Fri 12 March 2021, 5 pm

Campaigning starts: Mon 15 March 2021, 5 pm

Candidates Debate: Wed 17 March 2021, 6 pm

Election starts/Ballot opens: Mon 22 March 2021, 5 pm  

Election/Ballot and Campaigning Ends: Thu 25 March 2021, 5 pm

Election results announced: Thu 25 March 2021, 8 pm


Please contact Head of Students’ Union, Toks Ferguson, should you have any questions regarding the Election.