SU Officer Elections 2019/2020

Nominations close at 12:00 on Tuesday 19 February 2019 (in 9 weeks and 4 days)

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SU Officers - Activities Officer

The SU Activities Officer is responsible for the strategic development of all non-sporting activities within the Students’ Union.

They work with student executives within the societies, arts and enterprise areas. They aid all these areas with their strategic development, as well as acting as a representative for those groups both to the university and on a national scale. Extra-curricular accreditation and development opportunities are also supported and coordinated by the SU Activities Officer.

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SU Officers - Community Officer

The SU Community Officer is principally charged with strategically developing the welfare services within the Students’ Union, working closely with the SU Education Officer regarding academic welfare, as well as undertaking individual representation in some cases.

The post holder is also responsible for co-ordinating community relations, volunteering groups, supporting and developing equalities within the SU, welfare awareness campaigns, working with and supporting the THINK volunteers, as well as heading up the Hall Reps within the Students’ Union.

They will support the student groups in order to strengthen their representation and facilitate the Diversity & Support Executive, as well as enhancing the representation of international students.

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SU Officers - Education Officer

The SU Education Officer is principally charged with the academic representation; primarily to the University, but to other relevant bodies as well. They coordinate the Academic Representation system and work closely with the Community Officer on the strategic development of academic and welfare services.

The SU Education Officer will actively monitor higher education issues on the local and national scale and will attend University meetings to represent students’ views on such issues. They will liaise regularly with other SU Officers, University officials, Union departments and University departments in order to recognise and act upon emerging educational needs for students of the University of Bath.

They will also support the Academic Exec in order to develop academic support services and Academic Representation at a Faculty level, and represent individual students with Academic Reviews.

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SU Officers - Postgraduate Officer

The job of the Postgraduate Officer is to research and represent the interests of postgraduate students and to develop an active postgraduate community.  This position is only open to postgraduate students, though all students will be able to vote for this post.

You will represent postgraduates across the University, to senior management, in committees and more widely working with the other SU Officers, the Postgraduate Association and its executive committee, to improve the offer to postgraduates and increase participation.

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SU Officers - Sport Officer

The SU Sport Officer is principally charged with the strategic development of sport within the Students’ Union, and acting as a representative on relevant University committees and at the national level.

The SU Sport Officer will help sports clubs devise and implement their own development plans along with supporting the Sports Executive committee to further the development of student sport as a whole. They will develop coaching and other volunteering opportunities for all clubs.

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SU Officers - SU President

The President is the figurehead of the Students' Union. They are responsible for the strategic development of the Union, co-ordinates the team of 4 other Officers and chair the Board of Trustees. They take a lead on campaigning on issues such as social space and higher education funding, and act as the primary contact for the NUS, the University and the media.

It is the role of the President to ensure that students are regularly engaged with, that their views are represented and that the Union’s disciplinary guidelines are upheld. The President, in partnership with the Community Officer, also liaises with the local council and works to develop the “town and gown” relations.

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