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President

The President is a passionate leader who drives policy-making, campaigning, representation and acts as one of the public spokespeople for the organisation. The President is responsible for ensuring good governance within the Union and also acts as chair of the Trustee Board.
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Vice President Community

Vice President Community is responsible for campaigning to widen development projects and opportunities for students. They will campaign to widen participation in extra-curricular activities and support the development of the clubs and societies. They lead on sustainability and environmental issues within the Union and University and foster collaboration between Strathclyde students, staff and local communities.
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Vice President Education

Vice President Education represents the academic interests of the student body to the University. They are responsible for ensuring that students have the best learning experience whilst studying at Strathclyde by implementing and developing education policies, as well as supporting the student rep system.
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Vice President Inclusion

Vice President Inclusion champions equality, diversity and inclusion. They work with liberation groups, faith and culture societies, and marginalised students to ensure that their views are represented by lobbying the University and external agencies, developing campaigns and mobilising the wider student body to effect change.
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Vice President Sport

Vice President Sport leads the Sports Union including chairing committees and representing the members to the University and external audiences. They are responsible for campaigning to widen participation in sport and physical activity and supporting the development of the sports clubs.
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Vice President Welfare

Vice President Welfare is responsible for campaigning on issues that affects student welfare and wellbeing including housing, mental health and financial hardship. They will represent student interests within the University and local community and ensure the Union supports welfare groups.
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BAME Rep

The BAME Rep promotes inclusivity on campus and is a spokesperson for all students of African, Arab, Caribbean, Asian, Latin American and First Nation decent. The BAME Rep sits on the Strathclyde Students’ Union Equality Diversity Committee. The Rep directly reports to the Vice President Inclusion and works closely together with the Student Exec on campaigns concerning students identifying as BAME. The Rep must self-define as a BAME student enrolled at Strathclyde University.

This role will:

  1. Represent the voice of BAME students within the Union.
  2. Identify issues relevant to BAME students.
  3. Canvass BAME student opinion to be aware of common problems and concerns and where these exist ensure that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  4. Run campaigns related to BAME student issues.
  5. Ensure that the needs of BAME students are reflected through the activities of the Union.
  6. Be the lead officer in all matters related to NUS Scotland Black Students Campaign.
  7. Attend all relevant training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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Democracy Convenor

Has an important role in ensuring students have a say in how their Union is run and that elected representatives are held to account. They Chair Student Parliament meetings which include Student Executive accountability and debates on policy submissions and aim to increase engagement in student democracy.
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Disabled Students' Rep

The Disabled Students’ Rep promotes inclusivity on campus and is a spokesperson for all students that self-define as disabled students. The officer sits on the Strathclyde Students’ Union Equality Diversity Committee. The Disabled Students’ Rep directly reports to the Vice President Inclusion and works closely together with the Student Exec and the Disabled Students Group on campaigns concerning disabled students. The Rep must self-define as a disabled student enrolled at Strathclyde University
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Faculty Rep Business Postgraduate Research

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Business Postgraduate Taught

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Business Undergraduate

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Engineering Postgraduate Research

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Engineering Postgraduate Taught

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Engineering Undergraduate

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Research

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Taught

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Science Postgraduate Research

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Faculty Rep Science Postgraduate Taught

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Faculty Rep Science Undergraduate

Faculty Reps represent students’ views and interests at faculty-wide meetings and committees. They support the programme reps in their faculty and act as a link between programme reps, University staff and the Union. They will be engaged and involved in the Union’s education campaigns and events.
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Halls Rep

Representing students staying both in Strathclyde University halls, and private halls, the Halls Rep is a spokesperson for students living in student accomodation, and sits on Strathclyde Students’ Union Welfare Committee. The Rep directly reports to the Vice President Welfare and works closely together with the Student Exec on campaigns concerning halls students. The Rep must self-define as staying in halls, and must be enrolled at Strathclyde University.

This role will:

  1. Represent the voice of students staying in halls within the Union and to Residence Services.
  2. Identify issues relevant to students in living in student accomodation.
  3. Canvass opinions of students in halls and be aware of common problems and concerns ensuring that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  4. Run campaigns concerning halls issues.
  5. Ensure that the needs of all halls students are reflected in the Union activities.
  6. Attend relevant training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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Interfaith Rep

The Interfaith Rep promotes inclusion on campus and is a spokesperson for students of all faiths and none. The Rep sits on Strath Students’ Union Equality and Diversity Committee and on the panel allocating the Faith and Culture Fund. The Rep directly reports to the Vice President Inclusion and works closely with the Student Exec on campaigns concerning students of faith.

This role will:

  1. Identify issues relevant to students of all faiths.
  2. Canvass students of faith’s opinion to be aware of common problems and concerns and where these exist ensure that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  3. Run campaigns related to students of faith’s issues.
  4. Ensure that the needs of students of faith are reflected through the activities of the Union.
  5. Attend all relevant training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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International Students' Rep

Representing international students from both EU and overseas, the International Students’ Rep promotes inclusivity, is a spokesperson for international students, sits on Strath Union Welfare Committee and the International Students’ Task force of Strathclyde University. The Rep directly reports to the VP Welfare and works closely together with the Student Exec on campaigns concerning international students. The Rep must self-define as an international student enrolled at Strathclyde.
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LGBT+ Rep

LGBTplus Rep promotes inclusivity on campus, is a spokesperson for all students that define as LGBTplus. The Rep sits on the Strathclyde Students’ Union Equality and Diversity Committee. The LGBTplus Rep directly reports to the Vice President Inclusion and works closely together with the Student Exec and the LGBTplus society on campaigns concerning LGBTplus students. The Rep must self-define as an LGBTplus student enrolled at Strathclyde University.
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Mature Students' Rep

The Mature Students’ Rep promotes inclusivity on campus, is a spokesperson for all students that are 21 years old or over at the start of their undergraduate programme or 25 years old or over at the start of postgraduate study. The Mature Students’ Rep sits on the Strath Union Welfare Committee and attends Student Parliament. The Rep is responsible for organising a minimum of one campaign or project per semester that champions mature students’ issues and raises awareness.

This role will:

  1. Represent the voice of mature students within the Union.
  2. Identify issues relevant to mature students.
  3. Run campaigns championing mature student issues.
  4. Canvass mature student opinion to be aware of common problems and concerns and where these exist ensure that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  5. Ensure that the needs of mature students are reflected through the activities of the Union.
  6. Attend all relevant training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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Part Time Students' Rep

The Part Time Students’ Rep promotes inclusivity on campus and is a spokesperson for all students enrolled on a part time course at Strathclyde. The Rep sits on the Strathclyde Students’ Union Welfare Committee. The Part Time Students’ Rep directly reports to the Vice President Welfare and works closely with the VPW, the VP Inclusion and the remaining Student Exec on campaigns concerning part time students at Strathclyde. The Rep must be a part time student enrolled at Strathclyde University.

This role will:

  1. To identify issues relevant to part-times students.
  2. To canvass part-time students’ opinion to be aware of common problems and concerns and where these exist and ensure that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  3. To run campaigns related to part-time students’ issues.
  4. To ensure that the needs of part-time students are reflected in Union activities.
  5. To attend training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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Women's Rep

The Women’s Rep promotes inclusivity on campus, is a spokesperson for all women students and sits on Strathclyde Students’ Union Equality Diversity Committee. The Rep directly reports to the Vice President Inclusion and works closely with the Student Exec on campaigns concerning students identifying as women. The Rep must self-define as a woman enrolled at Strathclyde University.

This role will:

  1. Represent the voice of women students within the Union.
  2. Identify issues relevant to women students.
  3. Canvass women student opinion to be aware of common problems and concerns and where these exist ensure that Union Executive Committee/ Student Parliament are made aware of these.
  4. Run campaigns related to women student issues.
  5. Ensure that the needs of women students are reflected in the Union activities.
  6. Be the lead officer in all matters related to NUS Scotland Women Students Campaign.
  7. Attend all relevant training, conferences and conventions that are relevant to the remit of this position.
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NUS Scotland Conference Delegate

Following the withdrawal of a delegate, a place to attend the NUS Scotland Conference (online event) is available. Conference dates: 11th-12th March 2021, candidates must be available on these dates. These elected delegates represent Strathclyde Students at the annual NUS Scotland Conference where regional policy is set, governance is amended and the next leaders of the student movement are elected.
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