One of the best ways to have your say is by getting involved in our term two officer elections
There are two ways you can do this. You can either:
- Nominate yourself to become an officer, or;
- Vote for the people you want to represent future students and influence decisions that will affect you and other students.
Once elected, these officers are responsible for putting positive changes in place on behalf of RCA students.
Why should I get involved in RCASU’s elections?
Becoming an elected officer is a unique personal development opportunity that lays the groundwork for your future career
It's good for your CV and helps you build your network, but it also offers something else—something far more powerful—real-world experience running a business or leading a community. That's super-valuable and hard to come by. Which is why you should seriously consider running for an elected position while you're at RCA.
If, for whatever reason, you decide running in our elections isn't for you, you should still vote in them.
Why? Because officers ensure your interests are considered when the University (and the Union) make decisions that affect you. They can influence everything from how your course is taught and assessed to what personal development opportunities and support for things such as the cost of living you can access while you're at RCA.
That means they have a huge impact on your time at uni. Not happy about something? They can change it.
They do lots of work (much of it invisible) to ensure you have an excellent student experience at RCA. While you may not notice what they do from day to day, we guarantee your university experience would be far different if they didn't exist, and you would definitely miss them. So, voting is a way to change things, get the student experience you want, and get the most value out of your time at university.