Above: a SU council meeting in the Fitzgerald Chamber.

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Nominations are open for Student Union Positions for the next academic year 2017–2018.

Sabbatical positions available to run for include: UCDSU President, the Campaign and Communications Officer, Welfare Officer, Education Officer and Graduate Officer. College officer positions are available for the College of Human Sciences and College of Arts and Celtic Studies (2 Seats), College of Science (1 Seat), College of Engineering and Architecture (1 Seat), College of Health Sciences (1 Seat), College of Business and Law (1 Seat), and College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine (1 Seat).

Nominees must submit their completed nomination forms to the Union Returning Officer by 6pm on Wednesday 15th February 2017. The forms must be signed by at least 150 members of the Union. Also a deposit of €100 must be submitted before this time.

To ensure that your nomination has been received by the Returning Officers, nominees are advised to make an appointment with the Union Returning Officer who can be contacted at returningoffice@ucdsu.ie.

Nominations can also be left in the appropriate locked metal box in the Union General Office in the Student Centre. The Returning Officers are, however, not responsible for any nomination form that is not personally given to the Union Returning Officer.

The Student Union elections will take place in week 7