The 2020 Students' Association Elections rules & regulations are available here

The rules are interpreted and amended by the Elections Committee at 5pm daily during the elections period, and it is the candidates responsibility to keep on top of updates which are published on this page

The rules & regulations for the Students' Association Elections 2020 have been approved the SRCSSC, and the Elections Committee. The Elections Committee is tasked to make sure that all candidates in the Students' Association Elections 2020 adhere to these rules.

If you have any questions, you can email the Elections Committee at saelect@st-andrews.ac.uk, or come to the drop-in Elections Office between 10am and 5pm on weekdays in Weeks 5 & 6 in the Advocacy Office (first floor of the Students' Association, opposite the stairs).

Campaign Rule Updates

The Elections Committee is empowered by resolution of the Students' Association Councils to amend or interpret the rules according to situations which arise throughout the campaign period. The committee meets at 5pm each night to discuss any amendments or clarifications to the rules.

Updates are underlined.


February 2020 Rule Updates

Candidates should be aware of the following rules updates implemented since last campaign cycle. 

  • Clarification has been issued on campaigning in anonymous Facebook pages (e.g. St Andrews Crushes V). This is subject to rule 5.16, prohibiting online campaigning that automatically includes an individual without their consent to be a part of it.

Elections Committee

The Elections Committee is made up of twenty one students and all of them remain neutral during elections:

  • Director of Wellbeing and Senior Elections Officer
  • Association President
  • Director of Education
  • Director of Student Development and Activities
  • Director of Events and Services
  • Athletic Union President
  • Three SSC Representatives
  • Three SRC Representatives
  • Senior Academic Representative, Arts & Divinity
  • Senior Academic Representative, Science & Medicine
  • 7 Co-opted Members

The Senior Elections Officer is assisted by three Deputy Elections Officers.