NUSU Elections 2019

Elections for the full and part-time and officers 2019/20

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Activities Officer

The Activities Officer leads on liaison and training for student led societies and volunteering. They organise a number of high profile events including the Grad Ball, the International Festival of Arts and Music and liaise closely with the Careers service on employability and the NCL+ award.

The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities. Please see the Activities Officer’s page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to.

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Athletic Union Officer

This role deals with all things sport related and leads the development, training and support for Sports Clubs. This year they have been inputting ideas to the development of sports facilities at NCL and they organise the legendary AU Ball.

The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities. Please see the Athletic Union Officer’s page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to.

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Editor of the Courier

This one is slightly more self explanatory as they edit and are responsible for the content of the Courier. This officer is also responsible for supporting media across NUSU including NSR and NUTV and leads and trains a team of Editors and writers in the production of our award winning student newspaper.

The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities. Please see the Editor’s page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to.

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Education Officer

The Education Officer is the main representative for students on institutional and national educational matters. They assist staff to coordinate and train our network of course and school reps organise the Academic Rep and Teaching Excellence Awards. The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities and the key meetings that the Education Officer attends. Please see the Education Officers page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to

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Postgraduate Officer

Be the first Full Time NUSU Postgraduate Officer! We have introduced this role for 2019/20 to ensure that NUSU effectively represents PG students at Newcastle University. This role will focus on PG student issues and ensuring the University act on their concerns and difficulties as well as increasing PG engagement in events and activities at NUSU.

You can read the job description to find out more about this new role.

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President

As chair of the Trustee Board and a member of the highest level committees of the University, the President leads on representing students on key issues with the University, nationally and in the community. The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities and the key meetings that the President attends. Please see the President’s page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to.

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Welfare & Equality Officer

The Welfare and Equality Officer coordinates NUSU’s welfare work and leads on a number of campaigns and events. They have close liaison with the welfare services and staff and sit on a number of University committees including Diversity committee. The full job description gives you a list of responsibilities. Please see the Welfare and Equality Officer’s page and social media to see what this year’s has been up to.

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Chair of Students' Union Council

The Chair of Student Council is responsible for chairing the six meetings of NUSU Student Council during the 2019/20 academic year. The Chair will also be a member of Steering Committee for NUSU Student Council and they have a responsibility to train new councillors. As Chair of Student Council you would receive substantial training and support throughout your time in the role.

The Chair of Student Council role is open to Newcastle University students who will be studying at the University throughout 2019/20.

To see what Adam Warner, your current Chair of Student Council, has been up to, have a look at Adam’s page on the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Once you have decided that the Chair of Student Council role is for you, make sure that you nominate yourself by {insert date of nomination deadline}.  

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International Students' Officer

As the International Students Officer, you will represent all international students studying at Newcastle University. You will chair and convene the International Students forum, aid in the organisation of the festival of arts, culture and music and work with the Sabbatical Officers and the University to tackle issues that affect international students and their University experience.

To nominate yourself for the position of International Students Officer you must be an international student studying at Newcastle University throughout 2019/20.

To see how you current International Students’ Officer, Pablo, is getting on, head over to Pablo’s page on the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Now you know it is the role for you, make sure that you nominate yourself by 12pm Thursday 21st February. 

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LGBT+ Officer

The NUSU LGBT+ Officer is responsible for representing the interests of LGBT+ students within the Students’ Union. They will oppose all prejudices and discrimination against people who are LGBT+ on campus and raise awareness of issues of sexuality and gender. They will liaise with the LGBT+ Society and will be a non-executive non-voting member on the Society’s committee.

To nominate yourself to be the LGBT+ Officer you must be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2019/20 and you must self-identify as LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and any other gender minorities or sexuality minorities).

To see what Lauren, your current LGBT+ Officer has been up to, head to her page of the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Once you have decided that you would like to go for the position of LGBT+ Officer, make sure you get your nomination in by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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Marginalised Genders Officer

The Marginalised Genders Officer is responsible for ensuring that issues concerning discrimination against marginalised genders are accurately represented within the Students’ Union and the University. They will also work closely with the other liberation Part-time Officers and NUSU’s Welfare & Equality Officer to provide representation, advice and awareness to those affected by gender discrimination.

The Marginalised Genders Officer is open to all students who do not self-identify their gender as male and who will be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2019/20.

To see what Charlotte, your current Marginalised Genders Officer, has been up to, have a look at Charlotte’s Officer page on the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Once you believe the role is for you r, make sure you get that nomination submitted by 12pm Thursday 21st February. 

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Racial Equality Officer

As the Racial Equality Officer, you will promote anti-racism and racial equality on campus through campaigns and liaising with the University or external organisations. In addition, the Racial Equality Officer will be part of the University’s Diversity Consultative Group, which is a key University committee for promoting equality and diversity across campus. Plus they will represent students who self-identify as a person of colour at a range of NUSU meetings, including Student Council, General Meetings, Welfare & Campaigns Committee and the Officers’ Forum.

To nominate yourself for the position of Racial Equality Officer you must self-identify as a person of colour. You must also be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2019/20.

Find out what your current Racial Equality Officer, Chris Wilkinson, has been up to so far this year, head to Chris’ page of the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Once you have decided you would like to be next year’s Racial Equality Officer, make sure that you nominate yourself by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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Scrutiny Officer

As the Scrutiny Officer, you will chair and lead the NUSU Scrutiny and Disciplinary Committees. The Scrutiny Committee reviews the performance and actions of the governing bodies and elected officers of the Students’ Union. The Disciplinary Committee hears, adjudicates and, where necessary, determines punishment in respect of all offences against the NUSU Constitution and Strategy & Guidance Documents.

The Scrutiny Officer role is open to Newcastle University students who will be studying at the University throughout 2019/20.

To see what the 2018/19 Scrutiny Officer has been up to, head to Jamie Cameron’s page on the NUSU website. You can also click here for a full job description. Once you know you want to be our next Scrutiny Officer, make sure that you nominate yourself by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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Student Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer

As the Students with Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer, you will represent all Newcastle University students who are a parent, guardian and/or carer. You will also actively campaign for, and be centrally involved in, the development of the Students’ Union’s and University’s provision for students with dependents and/or with unpaid caring responsibilities. This may have a particular focus on flexible teaching and timetabling, funding, information, advice and guidance, childcare and any other relevant issues.

To nominate yourself for the position of Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer you must self-identify as a as a parent, guardian and/or carer.  You must also be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2018/19.

Head to Emily Manson’s webpage to see what the current Student Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer has been up to so far this year. You can also click herefor a full job description. Once you have decided to nominate yourself for Student Parents, Guardians and Carers officer make sure you get your nomination in by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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Disability Officer

As the Disability Officer, you will represent all Newcastle University students with Disabilities. You will also coordinate the Students with Disabilities forum and run campaigns, events, marketing and any other activity necessary to address related issues raised by the students you are representing.

To nominate yourself for the Disability Office you must self-identify as having a disability (i.e a physical disability, a psychological disability, a learning difficulty, mental illness, or other health condition which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to study). You must also be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2018/19.

Have a look to see what the current Disability Officer, Haaris Qureshi, has been up to so far and then click here for a full job description. Once you have decided that you would like to nominate yourself for Students with Disabilities Officer and make sure that you nominate yourself by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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Students' with Faith and Belief Officer

As the Students with Faith or Belief Officer, you will actively seek feedback from students with a faith or belief and act as their representative voice.  You will coordinate the Faith or Belief forum and run campaigns and events to raise the awareness of issues faced by students with faith or belief.

To nominate yourself for the Students with Faith or Belief Officer, you will self-identify as holding a faith or belief. You must also be studying at Newcastle University throughout 2019/20.

Find out what Grace Algar, current Students with Faith or Belief Officer, has been up to, head to their webpage. You can also click here for a full job description. Then, once you have decided to represent students with a faith or belief, make sure that you nominate yourself by midnight Thursday 21st February. 

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