Election Posts

Students' Union Autumn Elections 2019

This election is for 4 part-time officer roles within the Students' Union, and 2 N.U.S. delegate positions.

Nominations open at 10:00 on Tuesday 1 October 2019 (in 10 days)

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Mature Students Officer

12.1 The Mature Students’ Officer shall represent the interests of mature students to the Union and the School.

12.2 The Mature Students’ Officer shall liaise with the Mature Students’ Society to run events and raise awareness of mature students’ issues or establish a Mature Students’ Society if one does not exist.

12.3 The Mature Students’ Officer shall run campaigns and events appropriate to this constituency.

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NUS Delegate (2 places)

NUS delegates represent the views of SOAS Students at NUS National Conference, the annual policy making body of the National Union of Students. SOAS Students' Union is currently a member on the NUS and therefore entitled to send 2 delegates to attend the conference. PLEASE NOTE: One of these delegate positions is reserved for someone who self-identifies as a woman. In order to enable this, please tick the relevant boxes you self-identify into here
 
An NUS Delegate will:
  • Attend and engage in debate and discussion at the NUS conference
  • Vote in motions in line with Union Policy where required
  • Vote in line with the views of yourself and your peers where Union Policy does not set a precedent
 
NUS Conference takes place each spring, runs for three days and has almost 1400 people attending & passing policy that sets the priorities of the National Union of Students for the coming year.
 
All delegates would need to be available to attend on these dates
 
All expenses are paid for you attendance including travel, accommodation and registration.
 
This rewarding role sees delegates relay the views of SOAS Students to the NUS 
National Conference.
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Postgraduate Research Officer

14.1 The Postgraduate Research Officer shall represent the interests of postgraduate research students to the Union and the School.

14.2 Postgraduate Research Officer shall liaise with the Research Students Association to run events for research students

14.3 The Postgraduate Research Officer shall run campaigns and events appropriate to this constituency.

14.4 The Postgraduate Officer shall be on the School’s Common Room Committee to represent the views of Research Student common room members.

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Postgraduate Taught Officer

13.1 The Postgraduate Taught Officer shall represent the interests of Postgraduate Taught Students to the Union and the School.

13.2 The Postgraduate Taught Officer shall liaise with the Postgraduate Society to run events for the Postgraduate students to establish a Postgraduate Students’ Society if one does not exist.

13.3 The Postgraduate Taught Officer shall run campaigns and events appropriate to this constituency

13.4 The Postgraduate Taught Officer shall be responsible for the organisation of the Postgraduate Common Room in conjunction with the Union Executive Committee and the Union General Manager

13.5 The Postgraduate Taught Officer shall ensure that all Union Publicity is displayed prominently in The Postgraduate Common Room and that the Union is promoted to postgraduate Students.

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