Our recent blog posts gave you an insight into what each Full-Time Officer role involves, but there’s also a range of exciting, voluntary Part-Time roles (Student Leaders and Student Trustees) available for you to take on alongside your studies.
Taking on one of these roles will mean that you are responsible for representing a certain area of student life, including many of our sports clubs and societies, as well as the international and postgraduate communities. This is a fantastic way to gain valuable experience and help enhance the student experience for all of our members. University is much more than … Read the rest
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Becoming a Full-Time Officer is a unique way to develop your strengths and abilities, and you’ll gain skills in a range of areas including: leadership, project and events management, negotiation, public speaking and budgeting. In yesterday’s blog we explored the roles of Union President and VP Welfare. Today it’s time to find out a bit more about VP Engagement and VP Education…
Passionate about volunteering and fundraising? Social media whizz? Keen to give Freshers’ the best welcome to Southampton?
As VP Engagement, you’ll work closely with our External Engagement Coordinator to develop projects and campaigns to encourage student … Read the rest
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Nominations for our Spring Elections are well underway, but there’s still time to put yourself forward to become a Full-Time Officer (also known as Sabbatical Officer). These are paid positions, with a competitive starting salary of £20,989. These roles are perfect for those of you graduating this year (or for anyone willing to take a gap year to get some work experience), who would like to represent and improve a particular aspect of student life.
This week we will be providing you with an overview of each Sabbatical Officer role to give you a better understanding of what you … Read the rest
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You wouldn’t turn down your dream job – so hurry and nominate yourself in our Spring Elections before 13:00 today!
All you need is passion and an interest in the area and we will offer full training on the job. Our Full-Time Officer positions are salaried and our Part-Time Student Leader roles can fit flexibly around your degrees.
We understand that you want to brush up those manifestos as you would a regular job application. However, make sure you don’t miss the deadline today to run for one of our roles.
You can nominate yourself now at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.
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If you could Change One Thing – about the Students’ Union, University, or even the world – what would it be?
As part of the this year’s Annual General Meeting at the Union, we’ll be asking every student to suggest one thing they’d like to change. It could be big or small – more water fountains in the library, or campaigning for a better system for student loans.
You can submit your idea online when term starts after Easter.
What happens then?
- We’ll post all the ideas we’ve received on the website, and everyone can rank the ones they like
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