GSU Elections

The power is in your hands to decide who is going to lead the Students’ Union and make crucial decisions on your behalf over the next academic year 2019/2020.

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GSU Officer (4 places)

These are your four Full-time Officers, elected in March and working summer to summer. They are either taking time out of our studies or have finished their degrees to lead your Students’ Union, implement new ideas, support student-led activities, and represent your voice with the University at every level. Day to day work includes running campaigns, sitting on university committees and making sure everyone can hear your voice loud and clear.

Job Description

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Business Faculty Officer (4 places)

You are electing your four Faculty Officers to represent the concerns and views of students on every course within your faculty. These Officers have the responsibility to listen to your views and work with Programme Reps and the Students' Union to be the voice of students at Faculty Level meetings. They are also voting members of the Student Assembly which will come into effect in the next academic year which will work towards representing your academic interests and enhance the Faculty Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools.
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities. 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a GSU Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Engineering & Science Faculty Officer (4 places)

You are electing your four Faculty Officers to represent the concerns and views of students on every course within your faculty. These Officers have the responsibility to listen to your views and work with Programme Reps and the Students' Union to be the voice of students at Faculty Level meetings. They are also voting members of the Student Assembly which will come into effect in the next academic year which will work towards representing your academic interests and enhance the Faculty Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC) 
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools. 
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Education & Health Faculty Officer (4 places)

You are electing your four Faculty Officers to represent the concerns and views of students on every course within your faculty. These Officers have the responsibility to listen to your views and work with Programme Reps and the Students' Union to be the voice of students at Faculty Level meetings. They are also voting members of the Student Assembly which will come into effect in the next academic year which will work towards representing your academic interests and enhance the Faculty Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council 
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty-Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools.
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management, and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as a Faculty Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Reps, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty Officer (4 places)

You are electing your four Faculty Officers to represent the concerns and views of students on every course within your faculty. These Officers have the responsibility to listen to your views and work with Programme Reps and the Students' Union to be the voice of students at Faculty Level meetings. They are also voting members of the Student Assembly which will come into effect in the next academic year which will work towards representing your academic interests and enhance the Faculty Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools. 
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorites 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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