Student union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences will have the election of the Council of Representatives on 15th to 22 th of February.

In the elections, the representative council for 2023 will be supplemented as follows: 21 members of the student union will be elected, of which 6 full members and 15 alternate members. The main operational language of the Council is Finnish, but if needed English will be used. Elections are held electronically from 15th to 22 th of February.

All members of the student union who have paid their membership fees for the academic year 2022-2023 or the spring semester 2023 no later than February 6, 2023 at 12:00 noon can run for office. Candidates form electoral alliances consisting of 1‐15 candidates. Candidates can also join already existing electoral alliances. All alliances need to have a spokesperson who can also be from outside of the alliance. Spokesperson fills out the electoral alliance establishing form and every candidate fills a candidate form. Electoral alliances can form electoral coalitions that consist of a maximum of 21 candidates. All coalitions need to have a spokesperson who fills out the electoral coalition establishing form. All candidate forms and establishing forms must be filled electronically before 12pm on 1st of February. Members, who have paid their membership fees at the latest at 12pm on 6th of February, are entitled to vote.The central election committee will verify the electoral register (the list of voters) in a meeting on Oct 6th. The list can be checked at the office of the student union at the Tikkurila campus of Laurea UAS in room B507 from 6th of February until the end of the election only by booking an appointment beforehand. You can do that by sending an email to [email protected]. Claims for corrections to the electoral register must be made in writing to the Central Election Committee to address [email protected] at the latest 13th of February before 12 pm.

All documents needed for the election can be found from student union’s offices on request
and from the student union’s webpage and requested from
[email protected]

With electoral regards,
Carita Törhönen
Central Election Committee
[email protected]