The students who are here to help...
The Students' Union is led by a group of elected students who work on your behalf to make University life better, you can find information and contact details for Volunteer Officers and Full-time Officers below. Additionally you can find out more about Course Reps here. We run elections every Spring to choose next year's elected officers. Every student can to vote in the elections for each of the four full-time officer and volunteer officer positions. The next Students' Union election will be hosted in March 2020.
Full-time Officers are students employed full-time by the Union to work with students and staff to campaign on issues you feel passionate about and work to make student life here at the University of Brighton better. They are the figureheads of the Union and there are four positions available: President, VP Activities, VP Education and VP Welfare.
They are elected by students every March to work within their respective areas. They are elected on the basis of the manifestos that they publish during the nominations period.
To see what your full time officers have been up to, click here
The President is the lead spokesperson for external media for Brighton Students' Union and sits on the Board of Governers with the Vice President Education. The president sits on a wide range of University Committees to represent the student voice at the highest level.
The Vice President Education sits on the Board of Governers with the President and is the main liason between the schools and the students' union. The VP Education also sits on a wide range of University Committees to represent the student voice and campaigns for key academic issues that students face.
The Vice President Activities focuses on the development of Societies, Sports Clubs, Student Media and RAG. The VP Activities also sits on the University Academic Board and Sustainability Board to represent the student voice.
The Vice President Welfare sits on the University Academic Board and a wide range of other University Committees to represent the student voice and campaigns for key welfare issues that students face. The VP Welfare focuses on the development of the University wellbeing resources and procedures.
The union currently has a series of officers who work on areas supporting liberation groups and campaigning on specific issues. These officers work flexibly around their studies on a voluntary basis to support causes they feel passionate about. They meet with members of staff from both the Students' Union and the University to make student life better within the remit of their roles. You can view the manifestos and contact details for all volunteer officers currently in post below.
To see what your volunteer officers have been up to, click here