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Election announcement – ​​Savonia University of Applied Sciences Student Union Representative Election for the term 2024

In the Student Union Representative Elections of Savonia University of Applied Sciences in autumn 2023, the Student Union Representative Council will be elected for the term of office from January 1 to December 31, 2024. A total of 12 members of the Representative Council and a maximum of 12 alternate members are elected in the Elections. Read more about the duties of the Representative Council here.

The elections are conducted by the decision of the Central Election Committee of the Student Union as follows:

Application period: 2.-15.10.2023

Publication of candidate lists: week 43

Early voting: 30.10.-7.11.2023

Actual election day: 8.11.2023

Announcement of results: 9.11.2023

Applying as a candidate

All actual members of the student union of Savonia University of Applied Sciences who have paid the membership fee  can apply in the representative elections. Apply here: nomination notice.

Forming an electoral alliance

Candidates can form an electoral alliance, which can include a maximum of twelve (12) people. A representative must be appointed for the electoral alliance, who can also be a person outside the electoral alliance. An electoral alliance is formed by filling out a notice of establishment, in which the full names and student numbers of all the candidates belonging to the electoral alliance must be stated.

A candidate can only belong to one electoral union. If the candidate has not announced that they belong to an electoral alliance, they are considered to be an uncommitted candidate.

The rules and election guidelines regulating the Elections in more detail, can be found on the Student Union’s website.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Kalle Kauppinen, chair of the Central Election Committee, vaalit@opiskelijakuntasavotta.fi

Juha Asikainen, executive director, juha.asikainen@savonia.fi