Join our team

Reps are your community’s advocates and allies on campus. They’re all about championing your rights and giving a platform to your ideas for positive change.

Regardless of your experience, skills, or the level of commitment you're ready for, you can join our team this Autumn.

Key dates

  • 14 Sept

    Applications open

  • 5 Oct, 1pm

    Applications close

  • 16 Oct, 9am

    Voting opens

  • 20 Oct, 1pm

    Voting closes


We've summarised the types of roles available, including the kinds of things you can expect to do in the role, the skills and experience you'll gain, and the time commitment expected. So, whether you want to spend all your free time helping students, or just want to help for a few hours per semester, there's a role for you!

Ready? Select the role you're interested in to be taken to the relevant application page. Remember, you're welcome to withdraw at any point. If you're unsure which role could work for you, chat with us at

Officer By-Election

Health, Wellbeing & Life Sciences College Officer (Part-time)


Act as the main representative for students in the College of Health, Wellbeing & Life Sciences.


Gain experience in leadership, campaigning, and decision-making.


Approx 16 hours per week.

Apply for Officer role

Elected Rep & Union Council roles

BAME Students' Rep | Disabled Students' Rep | LGBT+ Students' Rep | Mature Students' Rep | Parent and Carers' Rep | Postgraduate Taught Students' Rep | Postgraduate Research Students' Rep | Trans Students' Rep | Womens' Rep

Union Council Chair | Union Council Open Space Representatives


Represent the interests of a demographic of students that you belong to, helping to ensure the SU and the University are working for them.


Gain experience in campaigning, policy making, and teamwork.


Attend 3-5 Union meetings per semester and work with your committee on projects, events, and campaigns.

Apply for Elected Rep or Union Council role

Student Leader roles

NUS Reps (x10) | Trustees (x3)


Shape the strategy of a student-led organisation, and ensure it's working in the interests of students.


Gain experience in developing strategy, oversight, and engaging with different groups of stakeholders.


Trustee: Attend regular evening meetings (around 5-6 per year).

NUS Rep: Attend NUS National Conference (17 - 18 April 2024).

Apply for Student Leader role

Working Committee sign-up

Wellbeing | LGBTQ+ | Women | Sustainability | BAME | Disabled | International | Trans | Mature | Societies


Attend Working Committee Forum once per semester and contribute ideas to improve the student experience for your fellow students.


Gain experience collaborating with like-minded students and exploring issues important to you.


Attend a Forum on a Wednesday afternoon each semester.

Sign up to a working committee