Student Ethics & Environment Rep.

Social responsibility, sustainability, and effectiveness are three of NUSU’s key values. Helping NUSU achieve these values, the Ethics & Environment (E&E) Rep works with students and on behalf of students to push forward with NUSU’s sustainable values, ethicalr esponsibilities, and each of our individual roles as global citizens.

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Meet Elizabeth Meade.

Elizabeth Meade was appointed into the role of Ethics & Environment Rep for this academic year. If you could like to contact this Rep position, or any of our Student Life Reps, please email us below with your query.

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About the Role.


Time commitment:

At least 1-2 hours per week minimum (average over a period of office).

Main Tasks: 

  1. Works with the NUSU President to implement policies on sustainability. 
  2. Convenes the Student Environment & Sustainability Committee at least six times a year.  
  3. Liaises with student sustainability representatives from Schools and NUSU societies to deliver activities, initiatives, and campaigns.  
  4. Works with the University’s Sustainability Team to promote student engagement, representation, and stainable development across the University.  


  1. Student Life Exec (SLE) - a NUSU meeting where members of SLE lead on campaigns and projects decided within the Exec to enhance and improve student life for the students they represent. 
  2. Student Council – NUSU’s highest student representative body that gives you and all the students of Newcastle University a say on what your Students’ Union should be focusing on and how it’s run. 
  3. Student Environment & Sustainability Committee – a student-focused committee, chaired by the E&E Rep, that looks at environment and sustainability issues across the University. 
  4. University Environment and Sustainability Committee – the University’s committee for discussing environment and sustainability issues across campus.  
  5. Officer’s Forum – a bi-monthly meeting of NUSU Sabbatical Officers, Liberation Officers, NUSU Chairs and the E&E Rep.