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Become a Part Time Officer

We have three vacancies become open to join our Officer Team. They are part-time voluntary roles that fit perfectly around your studies which will enable you to represent your peers and make change across campus. You won't need to run for campus-wide election - just express your interest and come to the next student council of the year to be co-opted into the role.


What roles are available?

1. Disabled Students Officer

2. LGBTI Students Officer

3. Trans and Non-Binary Students Officer


What do these roles involve?

The role involves representing either Disabled, LGBTI or Trans and Non-Binary students  by working with the rest of the Officer Team and the University to make positive changes. You could do this by hosting events, campaigning on an issue affecting your peers and attending senior University meetings. Supported by a team of UWSU staff, your role will help to ensure we are considering the needs of the students you represent in decisions we make.


How wil the co-option work?

1. Students have until 12pm on 19 October 2020 to let us know they are interested and to submit 100 words on why they should have the positon

2. UWSU staff will confirm interested students are eligible to run (a current confirmed University of Westminster and self-identify as an part of the community they wish to represent)

3. Confirmed candidates will be invited to:

- Submit 100 words on why they should have the position (by 12pm 19 October 2020).

- Attend Student Council (taking place 5:30pm on 29 October 2020) to make a 1-minute speech on why they should have the position.

4. Members of Student Council (on 29 October 2020) will vote via First Past the Post (with ‘Re-open nominations as a candidate) at the start of Student Council.

5. The winning candidate shall take up their post immediately, with their term of office running until June 2021. UWSU staff will provide training on the key aspects of the role.


Find out more

Got any more questions? Please email h.winslade@westminster.ac.uk to find out more or come to a Zoom Drop-In Session to chat through the role on 2pm-4pm on: 28th September, 30th September, 5th October.

Meeting ID: 748 567 8826
Passcode: uwsu

 

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