Autumn Elections 2022

Nominations in our Autumn Elections 2022 will be open from Monday 26 September at 09:00, until Wednesday 12 October at 16:00. Put your name forward to represent students on your course, in your faculty or department, at your campus, or across the whole student body!

Take a look below at all the roles you can run for this Elections! Don't worry if being a student representative is new to you: we provide full training at the beginning of the year as well as advice and support as you continue in your role.

Read the rules for Autumn Elections here: Autumn Election Rules 2022 (PDF).

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Read the Course Rep role profile

Course Rep

Course Reps are the direct representatives of students on their courses and are there to take students' ideas and concerns to their Staff Student Liaison Committee. They report up to the School or Department President and feed back to the student body as a liaison between students and staff.

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Read the School and Department Presidents role profile

School President

School Presidents help and support the Department Presidents and Faculty Officers. They encourage collaboration between Schools and Departments, and sit on School Programmes Committees.

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Read the School and Department Presidents role profile

Department President

Department Presidents manage representation within their Department and organise and lead the Course Reps. They co-chair the Staff Student Liaison Committee within their Department, and sit on School Programmes Committees.

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Read the PGR Officer role profile

PGR Officer

A Postgraduate Research Officer works alongside the other Faculty Postgraduate Officers to represent Postgraduates to SUSU and the University. You'll be a point of contact for PGR students, and hold regular social events to help PGRs feel part of a community.

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Read the Senator role profile

Senator

Union Senate is the committee that holds the Sabbatical Officers and their student officers accountable to their plans for the year. As a Senator your focus is primarily on accountability and transparency, and you'll make decisions on high-level or wide-reaching issues brought to Senate.

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Read the Sustainability Faculty Rep role profile

Sustainability Faculty Rep

The Sustainability Faculty Rep works within their respective faculties to raise student concerns regarding faculty specific sustainability issues. They report directly to the Sustainability Officer and are responsible for gathering student feedback on sustainability, liaising with their designated university staff contact, and lobbying the University to engage in more sustainable practices.

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Read the Womens Officer role profile

Women's Officer

The Women's Officer works to represent women's issues at Southampton. This includes collaborating with relevant students and community groups to help promote their interests and identify issues they may be facing. You'll also work with teams at SUSU and the University to help promote campaigns and activities.

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Read the BAME Officer role profile

BAME Officer

The BAME Officer works to represent Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic students at Southampton. This includes collaborating with relevant students and community groups to help promote their interests and identify issues they may be facing. You'll also work with teams at SUSU and the University to help promote campaigns and activities.

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Read the Volunteering and Fundraising Officer role profile

Volunteering and Fundraising Officer

The Volunteering and Fundraising Officer has a leading role in representing students who take part in volunteering and fundraising alongside their studies. You'll support and develop the work and activities of students, and promote the benefits of volunteering and fundraising to the wider student population.

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Read the Halls Officer role profile

Halls Officer

The Halls Officer works to represent the specific needs and interests of students living in halls accommodation. They will act as a liaison between students and the University, while also working with SUSU to ensure the student experience in Halls is the best it can be.

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Read the Enterprise Officer role profile

Enterprise Officer

The Enterprise Officer works to represent students who take part in business and enterprise activities alongside their studies. This includes working with SUSU societies to support and promote the entrepreneurial work of students across all our sites. You'll also work with teams at the University to help provide support and guidance for entrepreneur and student funding programs.

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Read the Performing Arts Officer role profile

Performing Arts Officer

The Performing Arts Officer works to represent the interests of SUSU's affiliated performing arts societies. You'll work with teams at SUSU and the University to help promote the arts and creative industries, and be the main point of contact between your VP Activities and all performing arts societies.

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Read the Sports Participation Officer role profile

Sports Participation Officer

The Sports Participation Officer works to represent students who take part in sports alongside their studies. This includes working to drive sports participation across all sites, making sports as welcoming and accessible as possible. You'll also be Chair of the Sports Participation Committee.

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Read the Intra Mural Officer role profile

Intra Mural Officer

The Intra Mural Officer works to represent students who take part in intramural sports alongside their studies. This includes working to dive participation in intramural sports and representing the interests of our intramural sports teams. You'll also Chair the Intramural Committee.

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Read the WSA Officer role profile

WSA Officer

The Winchester School of Art (WSA) Officer works alongside the Union President to represent the interests of all students at WSA campus. You'll also work alongside SUSU's elected Faculty Officers to provide representation of every aspect of student life at WSA, address any academic or campus issues students may be facing, and encourage participation in activities held at WSA campus.

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Read the UHS Officer role profile

UHS Officer

The University Hospital Southampton (UHS) Officer works alongside the Union President to represent the interests of all students at UHS campus. You'll also work alongside SUSU's elected Faculty Officers to provide representation of every aspect of student life at UHS, address any academic or campus issues students may be facing, and encourage participation in activities held for students of UHS campus.

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Read the NOCS Officer role profile

NOCS Officer

The National Oceanographic Centre (NOCS) Officer works alongside the Union President to represent the interests of all students at NOCS campus. You'll also work alongside SUSU's elected Faculty Officers to provide representation of every aspect of student life at NOCS, address any academic or campus issues students may be facing, and encourage participation in activities held at NOCS campus.

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Read the Boldrewood Officer role profile

Boldrewood Officer

The Boldrewood Officer works alongside the Union President to represent the interests of all students at Boldrewood campus. You'll also work alongside SUSU's elected Faculty Officers to provide representation of every aspect of student life at Boldrewood, address any academic or campus issues students may be facing, and encourage participation in activities held at Boldrewood campus.

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