RSU Election 2019

Vote March 12, 13, 14

Interested in getting involved with your Student Union?

Interested in playing a pivotal role in student affairs and politics?

Interested in improving student life and services for Ryerson students?

The Ryerson Students' Union is a membership-driven organization that duly elects members at large to serve as elected representatives for all full-time undergraduate and all graduate students at Ryerson University. In the fall semester of each academic year, the membership of the Ryerson Students' Union elects members to fill vacant board positions for the remainder of the academic year.

Nominations open February 1 and close at 5pm on March 4, 2019


Full List of Position details can be found in the Nomination Package and RSU Bylaws.

A. Executive Committee
The Executive Committee oversees the day to day operations of the RSU. The Committee is responsible for carrying out the directives of the membership and creating meaningful student services and resources to improve student life and support students on and off campus. The Executive Committee represents Ryerson Students on campus, provincially and federally to protect the rights of students.  

  1. President (1)
  2. Vice President Education (1)
  3. Vice President Equity (1)
  4. Vice President Marketing (1)
  5. Vice President Operations (1)
  6. Vice President Student Life (1)

B. Board of Directors - Faculty Representatives and Number of positions
The RSU Board of Directors manage the affairs of the RSU. Representative are elected from each faculty. The Board of Directors maintain committees to carry out the functions of the RSU and participate on an ongoing basis with membership engagement and concentrate on issues facing the Faculties.

  1. Arts (4)
  2. Community Services (5)
  3. Communications and Design (5)
  4. Engineering and Architectural Science (5)
  5. Science (3)
  6. Ted Rogers School of Management (7)

C. Graduate Representative Committee
The Graduate Representative Committee represents the specific needs of Graduate Students and manage the Graduate Representative Council. Two (2) members of this committee sit on the Board of Directors.

  1. Chairperson (1)
  2. Deputy Chairperson Education (1)
  3. Deputy Chairperson Finance (1)
  4. Deputy Chairperson Student Life and Events (1)

D. Other Representatives
International Student Representative (1) 


Positons are open to all RSU Members - All Full time Undergraduate Students and all Graduate Students

  1. Executive Committee - Open to All current full time undergraduate students  AND all full time and part time graduate students.
  2. Faculty Representatives - Open to All current full time undergraduate students.
  3. Graduate Representative Committee - Open to All Full Time and Part Time Graduate Students.
  4. International Student Representative - Open to All current full time undergraduate students AND all full time and part time graduate students registered as an international student.


OPEN - February 1, 2019
CLOSE - March 4, 2019 at 5pm

Nomination Process
Nominees are required to get nomination signatures from the RSU membership to become a successful Candidate. 

  1. Executive Committee Positions - 50 signatures
  2. Faculty Representative Positions - 25 signatures
  3. Graduate Representative Committee Positions - 10 Signatures
  4. International Student Representative - 30 Signatures

Nomination package and forms: 
Visit us at the RSU Main Office, SCC311, Student Centre
Also available online:

All Candidates Meeting

Date: TBA
Location: TBA
Time: TBA


Join us for the Executive Committee Candidates Debate 
Date and location coming soon!


OPEN - March 5, 2019
CLOSE - March 11, 2019

Get Involved

Election Appeals Committee
The Election Appeals Committee is a volunteer committee made up of students that review appeals of the decisions of the Chief Returning Officer pertaining to candidates. This is an important committee that ensures that the election process is transparent and democratic. To apply contact the Chief Returning Officer at 

Passionate about student elections? Help us get the word out! The RSU is looking for volunteers to join our street team to promote the election and raise voter turnout. To volunteer contact

Poll Clerks
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