Welcome to the  Leadership Race.

 

Ready for an experience like no other?

 

Each year five Executive Officers and a team of Campaign Officers are elected into office. Together they direct and shape your Students’ Union. They make lasting changes to improve the lives of students. They make sure the student voice is heard at the highest level.


You can be a part of this. You might want to see more student activities, or perhaps you have a passion for student welfare, no matter what your interests are and no matter what you study this is your chance to make change.

 

Nominations Open > 12 February 2018


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Key Dates

Nominations open 12 Feb @ 9am

Nominations close 1 March @ 1pm

Candidates briefing 3 March 

Voting opens 12 March @ 9am

Voting closes 15 March @ 6pm

Results party 15 March @ 9pm


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full-time roles

These are four students who are annually elected to make sure that the student voice is heard at the highest level. They provide support, representation, and campaign on the issues students care about.

 

President of the SU

The top dog. Represents the interests of all students at USW. 

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VP Education & Welfare

Cardiff & Newport

Makes sure that USW students get an amazing degree and represents on welfare issues.

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VP Education & Welfare

Pontypridd 

Makes sure that USW students get an amazing degree and represents on welfare issues.

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VP Student Activities

Looks after clubs, teams, societies and volunteering.

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Part-time roles

Part-time Officers are voluntary roles, elected to represent and liberate the rights of students who are under-represented or discriminated against. As a Part-time Officer you are also a member of Student Council, the highest student representative body in the Students’ Union, which ensures students have a say over how their Union is run.

 

Chair of Student Council

Leads the Part-time Officer team.

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Women's Officer

Represents all women students.

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Black Students' Officer

Represents all black students.

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International Students' Officer

Main ambassador for all international students.

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Gender Identity Officer

Lead representative on matters of gender identity.

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Sexual Orientation Officer

Lead representative on matters of sexual orientation. 

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Students with Disabilities Officer

Looks after and voices the interests of students with disabilities. 

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Mature Students' Officer

Looks after and voices the interests of mature students. 

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Postgraduate & Part-time Students' Officer

Main ambassador for representating PG and PT student's views. 

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Societies Officer

Looks after USW societies and represents their interests. 

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Sports Officer

Looks after USW sports teams and clubs and represents their interests. 

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Supported Activities Officer

Lead representative for volunteering, fundraising, media & community liaison. 

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Swyddog yr Iaith Gymraeg / Welsh Langauge Officer

Represent the views and interests of Welsh speaking/learning students.

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Newport, Cardiff & Pontypridd Campus Officers

Represent the views and interests of students on their campus.

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