This autumn we are looking for a Newcastle University student who self-identifies as a person of colour to be elected as our Racial Equality Officer.

The Racial Equality Officer position is a Part-time Officer position at NUSU, there to 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. Click here for the role description.

The Racial Equality Officer position is open for nominations from all students as long as you self-identify as a person of colour. It does not matter if you are undergraduate or postgraduate, home student or international.


Key Elections Dates

  • 10am Monday 23rd October: Nominations Close
  • 4pm Monday 6th November: Voting Opens
  • 12noon Wednesday 8th November: Voting Closes
  • Thursday 9th November: Results Announced

Click here for the full Autumn Elections timetable