Time’s running out to make change. If you want to nominate yourself for the Student Leader Elections, you’ve got until 5pm on Wednesday 13 February to put yourself forward!
Not sure if you should stand?
If you’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of your fellow students; if you’ve got ambition and drive to make your Students’ Union the best it can be; if you want to stand up for what you believe in, then you’ve got what it takes.
Find out more and get your name down.
Take a look at the roles
Your SU Officers represent you in a lot of different ways. Some Officers hold full-time positions, while others hold part-time ones. But they’re all united in one thing: making sure you have the best possible time at University. And now’s your chance to be part of this amazing team.
Here’s a reminder of the positions you can run for:
Your Students’ Union President heads up the Officer team. It’s their job to represent you and make sure you get what you need at a University and SU level.
Your Sports Officer is here to help you make the most of all the amazing sports facilities that are available at Nottingham, as well as improve your sports experience.
Your Education Officer oversees the Education Network, and represents your views and needs when it comes to all things education – including course costs, libraries and resources.
Your Community Officer fights for your rights across a range of issues, including housing and transport. Working with the council, police and community groups, they make sure your voice is heard.
Equal Opportunities and Welfare Officer
Heading up the Welfare Network, your Equal Ops and Welfare Officer represents your needs and makes sure they’re fully addressed by the SU and the University.
From joining a society to taking part in events, when it comes to helping you get involved with everything your SU has to offer, your Activities Officer is the person to talk to!
Your Postgraduate Officer works hard to represent the views and needs of the University’s PG community, boosting opportunities and making sure you have the most rewarding experience while you’re at Nottingham.
International Students’ Officer
Your International Officer looks after the International Students’ Network and stands up for the views of those of you who come to study at Nottingham from outside the UK.
Your LGBT+ Officer is here to represent all of you who are part of the LGBT+ community, as well as those of you who don’t conform with heteronormative and cis-normative expectations of society.
Black and Minority Ethnic Officer
Your BME Officer stands up for those of you who identify as part of the BME community. They represent your views and work to help make sure that your SU and University are safe and welcoming for everyone.
Environment and Social Justice Officer
Nottingham is one of the greenest universities in the country, and it’s the ESJ Officer’s job to keep sustainability at the top of the agenda and make sure the University and SU consider the environmental impact of everything they do.
Mature Students’ Officer
If you’re a mature student, then your Mature Students’ Officer is here to give you a voice. It’s their job to represent your views and campaign on behalf of your needs.
Disabled Students’ Officer
Your Disabled Students’ Officer works hard to make sure your voice is heard and your needs are met, making your SU and the University an accessible place for everyone.
Your Women*’s Officer represents all women (trans, non-binary and intersex inclusive), as well as anyone who considers womanhood to be part of their identity, and/or who experiences oppression as women. They also head up the Women*’s Network.
Interested? You’ve only got until 5pm on Wednesday 13 February to nominate yourself, so be quick!