Executive Elections

MSU Executive Bye-Elections

It all starts with a nomination form!

Nominate yourself to run for Doctoral Postgraduate Rep.
Download an MSU Executive Nomination Form or collect one at the MSU Info Centre.

About the MSU Executive

The MSU Executive is made up of 10 student officers (4 paid Full-Time Officers and 6 voluntary Part-Time Officers). In addition to each officer’s own portfolio, the MSU Executive is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Union. They implement MSU policies, lobby the University, and run campaigns and events to make your university experience better. 

What Positions are available?

MSU Executive Position


Seats Available

Nomination Forms Received

Doctoral Postgraduate Representative




Information accurate as of 09:00 AM on Tuesday, 21 February 2023.

The Term of Office for MSU Executive positions is from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024.

 Candidates for the Part-Time Officer positions must be registered MU/SPPU students for their term.

Interested in running for one of the MSU Executive positions? What’s next?

  • Decide what position you’d like to run for. Remember, you can only be nominated for one position.
  • Complete the Nomination Form. Nomination Forms are available from 09.00 AM on Tuesday, 21 February 2023 to 3 PM on Friday, 24 February 2023. (Nomination Forms may be obtained online at www.MSU.ie/election or from the MSU Info Centre).
  • Get the required number of MU/SPPU students needed to ‘nominate/propose’ you. For any nomination to be valid it must have the signatures and corresponding student numbers of the required number of students (‘Proposers’). Proposers must be registered students of MU/SPPU.
  • Find your Campaign Manager: this is the student who will help you to organise and run your election campaign.
  • Write your Manifesto: this is the document that tells students what you hope to achieve if elected, outlines your experience, skills, passion, why you are the right person to lead the Union etc 

NOTE: Late or incomplete nominations cannot be accepted – for a successful nomination you need to have filled out the Nomination form correctly and the documents must be received before 3 PM on Friday, 24 February 2023.

Student support sessions will take place during the nomination period for students considering running or wishing to find out more information.

Students with any questions about the positions up for election, the nomination process, campaigning, etc can contact returning.officers@msu.ie.

MSU Executive Job Details

Election Resources