We are looking for the next leaders of the Students’ Union to represent the voices of 20,000 students at Greenwich University. Empowering these voices starts with someone standing up to make a difference, this person could be you!
 

 

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WHAT CAN I RUN FOR?

 

In this election, the Greenwich student population will elect:
- 4 GSU Officers (Paid and full-time)
- 16 Faculty Officers (Voluntary and part-time: 4 per faculty).

You can run for one of the GSU Officer roles no matter what year of study you are in. Please note, the role does have a lot more time commitments when campaigning during the election. If elected, you will need to be able to start your job as GSU Officer on June 17th 2019.

The Faculty Officer role is voluntary and undergone alongside your studies, so you need be continuing your studies for the 2019/2020 academic year.


GSU Officers
 

GSU Officers are four elected students who represent the concerns and views of individuals, groups or the whole student body on issues such as welfare, academic, social and financial.

This is a full-time paid position of £24,000, where if elected, you take a year out of your studies (or afterwards if you run in your final year) from June 2019 to June 2020 to fulfil the role. One of the four officers will be elected as GSU President (the candidate with the most votes).

Job Description


Faculty Officers
 

This a voluntary position, if elected, you do alongside your studies for the next academic year from May 2019 to June 2020. If you live outside of London, we do offer travel reimbursements when you are attending meeting at other campuses.

Faculty Officers represent the concerns and views of students on every course within their faculty. This will predominately encompass the academic interests of students such as teaching, learning resources, assessments and fostering a thriving community for all.

Job Description

 

 

 
 

 

WHY SHOULD I RUN?

 

 

Develop and enhance your employability and CV

Common tasks in Officer roles and qualities needed are highly desired by employers such as drive, leadership, influencing, multitasking, organising, communication and negotiation skills.

 

Receive training from Greenwich Students’ Union staff

GSU prides itself on its ability to provide Officers with an extensive training package of training days, one-to-one support and mentoring while they are in their role.

 

 

Provides you a platform to empower the lives of others

You lead the change through organising events, campaigns and lobbying the University.

 

Take an active role in the student community

By having an active role you'll meet people from just about every course at the University, and from many different countries as well as forming long-lasting friendships. 

 

A truly unique experience at work

One minute you might be campaigning with students and the next, sat at senior level University meetings negotiating a better academic experience for students. 

 

An exciting experience getting students to vote for you

A fun experience for both you and your friends as you write a manifesto, argue your points to improve student lives and brand yourself to the student population.

 

 

 
 

 

4 STEPS TO NOMINATION

 

 

STEP 1

Sign in the website and fill in the nomination form. 
 

Nominations are now close

 

STEP 2

Attend one of our manifesto drop-in sessions or contact our team for any enquiries.
 
Manifesto Drop-ins


Greenwich (Dreadnought)
14th February, 2pm-4pm 
Avery Hill (SU Office) 
18th February, 1pm-4pm  
Medway
15th February, 1pm-2pm 

 

STEP 3

Attend the Candidate Briefing and Training where we will take your photo and help you with any questions.

Medway candidate briefing and training, 15th February, 3pm , GK Unions

Greenwich candidate briefing and training, 19th February, 4pm, Lower Deck 

 

 

STEP 4

Upload your photo and manifesto online. 
You are ready to start campaigning!
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

KEY DATES

 

 
 

28

JANUARY
 
Nominations Open

14

february
 
Nominations Close

4

march
 
Voting Opens

7

march
 
Voting Close

 

 
 

 

 

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