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International Students: Make your CV stand out!

The Spring Elections 2021 are here and there are various positions that you can run for from paid roles (£23k+ per annum!) such as President of the Students’ Union to voluntary positions such as School Representative Officer.

  

We are for students by students! What does this mean? Our three Full Time Students’ Union Officers, and a host of other current students who are annually elected by the student body, direct the Union and represent its students.

 

When are they elected? Our Spring Elections 2021.

 

If you are an International Student and you are worried about finding a job once you graduate, all three full-time positions are paid roles (£23k+ per annum!). This gives you the opportunity to work full-time in the UK and it looks great on your CV both if you decide to stay in the country or even if you decide to go back home. Take part in the elections to take the next step in your career!

 

International students are a big part of our University and the Union membership and will not be disadvantaged if they are elected as President or one of the Vice Presidents, the Union will fund Tier 4 Visa extensions and associated health insurance.

 

We have 3 full-time paid positions President of the Students’ Union, Vice-President Education and Vice-President Community & Wellbeing!

Alongside these roles, you can run to be the International Students’ Officer which will provide you with the opportunity to develop bigger projects that will make a meaningful change in the life of students around you. You can work on issues such as Visas, Immigration rules, Fees and Costs, Language Support and ensuring Online Learning is delivered in a way that supports International students.

International students are a big part of our University and the Union membership and will not be disadvantaged if they are elected as President or one of the Vice Presidents, the Union will fund Tier 4 Visa extensions and associated health insurance.

 

If you nominate yourself for one of the voluntary roles, it provides you with key skills to have in a future job, as well as an amazing opportunity to meet academic and external stakeholders within your sector.

In the voluntary positions, you can run for Student Representative Officer (for the Business School, City Law School, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences and School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering). As we understand that UG and PG students go through a different experience during their studies, we have two Post Graduate Officer roles, a Post Graduate Research Officer and a Post Graduate Taught Officer.

  

Or if you are more passionate about liberation, we have liberation officer roles such as International Students’ OfficerDisabled Students’ OfficerBlack and Minority Ethnic OfficerWomen’s Officer and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Officer. On the other hand, if you feel that your stronger skills rely on special interests, we have a Societies OfficerStudent Media OfficerRAG OfficerSports Officer and Ethics & Environmental Officer.

Benefits:

If you are successful as a candidate, then you will benefit in a number of ways. Your actions will help to shape the Students’ Union; you will gain employability skills, obtain meeting experience, join a community of students interested in improving things for City students.

 

Nominations period:

(Nomination forms can only be submitted online)

Open – Monday 18th January at 13:00.

Close – Thursday 11th February at 23:59.

 

Candidate Meeting:

(mandatory for all candidates)

Monday 15th February at 10:00 – 12:00

 

Candidate Question Time:

Wednesday 17th Feb at (Time TBC)

 

Voting week:

(Online only)

Open – Monday 22nd February at 09:00

Close – Thursday 25th February at 16:00

Results will be thereafter on the evening of the 26th following completion of any outstanding appeals and disciplinary actions.

 

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