Election 2019

The Students’ Union is the voice of all students at the Royal College of Art. We represent you and your views independently of the College as well as providing a whole range of services and support across campuses.

We are pleased to announce the five candidates running for the Battersea Co-President’s role: 

Click on the links below to read the candidate’s manifestos!

Laura Besancon Manifesto

Yalda Bidshahri Manifesto

Gabi Davies Manifesto

Archie Leigh-Jones Manifesto

Nikhil Tupe Manifesto


12th June Voting opens at 10am. All students will be sent a link to vote.

14th June Voting closes at 5pm. The candidate with the highest proportion of votes is elected and announced as Co-President for Battersea at 8pm via email.


We’re pleased that the Battersea Candidate will be joining the elected candidates for Kensington and White City:

Lucy Bird – Co-President White City
Aleks Stanek – Co-President Kensington