Are you passionate, proactive and care about the needs of others?
Have you considered becoming a Lead Union Representative? You will be the eyes, ears and voice of students working together on campaigning and implementing a wide variety of ideas to enhance the student experience. In the past this has included:-
- Wider Variety of food on Campus
- Campaigning for bursaries for Asylum Seekers
- Blood Donation Drive on campus
- Accommodation support and advice for students
- To lobby for food to be allowed to be eaten in the Library
- Improve safety on Victoria Park
- To introduce a Zero Tolerance Policy for the Union
- Increase the number of water fountains on campus
- Introduction of Equality and Liberation Champions
As a Lead Union Representative you will:-
- Gain fantastic transferable skills, including leadership, communication and project management.
- Gain experience attending formal meetings with senior University staff.
- Opportunity to gain accreditation, including the Leicester Award.
- Make a lasting impact on the student experience at Leicester.
How do I vote for this positions?
Voting is open till 3.00pm on Friday 19th October, to vote go to https://www.leicesterunion.com/voice/democracy/elections/autumntermelections2018/
If you have any problems or have any questions regarding the role or the election then do not hesitate to email email@example.com.
Lead Union Rep Role Description
- Be the premier representatives of their department to the Union and University.
- Regularly liaise with Course Representatives, Equality and Diversity Champions and Academic Societies within their department.
- Proactively interact with the Union’s ideas system, attending Union Council, and Actioning Group meetings to ensure relevant campaigns/events and changes are made to enhance the student experience.
- Represent students on relevant Union and University committees, including departmental and College Learning Teaching Committees and Programme Approval Panels. This will include:
a) preparing for committees, including receiving briefings and relevant consultation with students.
b) contributing proactively to the committee ensuring relevant actions are agreed/followed up on.
c) submission of a short report detailing students consulted, key actions/outcomes and next steps, including relevant communication to representatives and students.
- Take a proactive role in talking with students, identifying their ideas/concerns and then feeding this information forward to the Union.
- Attend appropriate training events organised by the Union.