Election Posts

Union Elections: Spring 2021 By-Election

By-election to fill vacant 2021/22 SU Officer positions

Nominations open at 10:00 on Monday 10 May 2021 (in 3 days and 7 hours)

Accommodation Officer

8.1 The Accommodation Officer will provide information, support and guidance to the student body
regarding accommodation issues.


8.2 The Accommodation Officer will actively lead in any SOAS Students Union campaigns regarding
homelessness in London and the greater community, as well as any other accommodation and
housing related campaigns.


8.3 The Accommodation Officer will be the direct point of liaison between SOAS Students’ Union and
Sanctuary Housing management regarding matters relating to Paul Robeson and Dinwiddy Halls of
Residence.

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LGBTQIA+ Officer

19.1 The LGBTQIA+ Officer shall represent the interests of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual,
Transgender, Genderqueer, Queer, Intersexed, Agender, and Asexual.students to the Union, in
particular with regards to issues of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and discrimination on the
grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.


19.2 The LGBTQIA+ Officer shall be the liaison with the NUS LGBT Campaign.


19.3 The LGBTQIA+ Officer shall liaise with the LGBTQIA+ Society to run events for LGBTQIA+
students or to establish a LGBTQIA+ Society if one does not exist.


19.4 The LGBTQIA+ Officer shall run campaigns and events appropriate to these constituencies


19.5The LGBTQIA+ officer will work with other liberat

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Trans* and Gender Identity Officer

22.1 The Trans* and Gender Identity Officer shall represent the interests of Trans & gender variant
students to the Union and the School.


22.2 The Trans* and Gender Identity Officer shall be the liaison with the NUS Trans Campaign.


22.3 The Trans* and Gender Identity Officer shall run events for LGBT history month in conjunction
with the Union, the LGBTQIA+ students’ officer, and the School.


22.4 The Trans* and Gender Identity Officer shall run campaigns and events appropriate to this
constituency.


22.5 The Trans* and Gender Identity Officer will work with other liberation officers to ensure their work
reflects the intersectional nature of different students' identities.

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Working Class Students' Officer

21.1. The working class officer shall represent the interests of working class and other economically deprived students at SOAS

21.2. The working class officer shall liaise with the school to improve accessibility, admission and student experience, and welfare for working class students.

21.3. The working class officer will run campaigns and events appropriate to the constituency

21.4: The working class officer will work with other liberation officers to ensure their work reflects the intersectional nature of different students' identities.

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