Spring Elections 2021: Nominations Open!

Monday 25-01-2021 - 09:30

Students lead UWTSD Students' Union, and our Spring Election gives you the chance to run for one of our leadership roles, and vote for who you think is right for the job. And after everything 2020 has thrown at us, it's more important than ever that students get heard!

There are loads of roles available, both part-time and full-time (and some are paid too). Nominations are open from Monday 25 January at 10am until Tuesday 23 March 2021 at 11am.

 

Nominate

Do you want to make a difference or know someone perfect for a position?

Nominations Open 

25 January, 10am

Nominations Close 

23 March, 11am

Candidate Briefing 

23 March

Manifesto Deadline

30 March

Voting Opens

19 April, 10am

Voting Closes

22 April, 3pm

Results

23 April

Positions Available

Sabbatical Officers

Together, the team of Sabbatical Officers leads the Students’ Union on a daily basis, providing direction to the Union’s staff team and making sure that the work of the organisation is relevant to the experience of our students

  • Paid: £18,000
  • Full-time
  • 4 Positions

Your Students' Union has four Sabbatical Officer positions, these are full-time and paid. The roles are for a Group President (one over-arching role covering all campuses), and a Campus President position for Swansea, Lampeter and Carmarthen.

Together, the team of Sabbatical Officers leads the Students’ Union on a daily basis, providing direction to the Union’s staff team and making sure that the work of the organisation is relevant to the experience of our students. Sabbatical Officers are considered to be the primary student representatives by the University and provide student ideas, issues and opinion on a variety of topics by participating in project, partnership and committee work within the University.

  • 1 x Group President
  • 1 x Carmarthen Campus President
  • 1 x Lampeter Campus President
  • 1 x Swansea Campus President

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Part-time Officer

Part-time Officers represent a portfolio of students based on interest groups and demographics, these are part-time and voluntary. They work with the Full-time Officers to represent students and attend their Campus Council.

  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • 17 Positions
  • 1 x Black Students’ Officer
  • 1 x Disabled Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Gender Identity Officer  
  • 1 x International Students’ Officer
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Open Space) 
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Women’s Space)  
  • 1 x Mature Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Postgraduate Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Societies Officer  
  • 1 x Sports Clubs Officer
  • 1 x Student Engagement Officer  
  • 1 x Student Parents/Carers’ Officer  
  • 1 x Sustainability Officer  
  • 1 x Volunteering & RAG Officer  
  • 1 x Wellbeing Officer  
  • 1 x Welsh Language Officer
  • 1 x Women’s Liberation Officer  

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  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • 17 Positions
  • 1 x Black Students’ Officer
  • 1 x Disabled Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Gender Identity Officer  
  • 1 x International Students’ Officer
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Open Space) 
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Women’s Space)  
  • 1 x Mature Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Postgraduate Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Societies Officer  
  • 1 x Sports Clubs Officer
  • 1 x Student Engagement Officer  
  • 1 x Student Parents/Carers’ Officer  
  • 1 x Sustainability Officer  
  • 1 x Volunteering & RAG Officer  
  • 1 x Wellbeing Officer  
  • 1 x Welsh Language Officer
  • 1 x Women’s Liberation Officer  

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  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • 17 Positions
  • 1 x Black Students’ Officer
  • 1 x Disabled Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Gender Identity Officer  
  • 1 x International Students’ Officer
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Open Space) 
  • 1 x LGBT+ Officer (Women’s Space)  
  • 1 x Mature Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Postgraduate Students’ Officer  
  • 1 x Societies Officer  
  • 1 x Sports Clubs Officer
  • 1 x Student Engagement Officer  
  • 1 x Student Parents/Carers’ Officer  
  • 1 x Sustainability Officer  
  • 1 x Volunteering & RAG Officer  
  • 1 x Wellbeing Officer  
  • 1 x Welsh Language Officer
  • 1 x Women’s Liberation Officer  

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Union Chairperson

The Union Chairperson role chairs the Students’ Union Annual General Meeting and each meeting of the Union Council

  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • 1 Position

The Union Chairperson role chairs the Students’ Union Annual General Meeting and each meeting of the Union Council. The role exists to make sure that debate at the meetings is fair and balanced, and that everyone has a fair opportunity to speak and share their thoughts and ideas.

  • 1 position available.
  • This is a voluntary, part-time position.

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Student Trustees

You should run to be a student trustee if you are interested in how organisations make decisions, are keen to ensure that the Students’ Union works for the benefit of UWTSD students

  • Voluntary
  • Part-time
  • 2 Positions

For people who want to help ensure that UWTSD Students' Union is being run in the best interests of students at UWTSD.

  • 2 Positions available.
  • This is a voluntary, part-time position. 

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