Are you aware of issues – academic or otherwise – that concern your fellow students and you? Do you want to belong to a body that can make a real difference and can impact upon the decision making processes of the University? Then you should put yourself forward for membership of the Students’ Union Council.
All students are entitled to stand for the Council, which elected annually in October and is responsible for the conduct of the affairs of the Students’ Union. The Council effectively manages the Union President and the six Vice Presidents.
If you want to gain experience of democratic structures, governance arrangements, committee work and debating, membership of the Students’ Union Council is the ideal choice for you.
Attendance at induction training at the beginning of November is required.
Attendance at Statutory Meetings (monthly) and meetings of any sub-committee of the Council to which members are elected is also required.
Cognitive/intellectual skills, which include being able to
Professional attributes/attitudes which include
Technical skills which include being able to
Business and organisational skills which include being able to
Experience has shown that some students will apply themselves better than others to these opportunities.
For further information go to the Students' Union or contact Dominic Doherty, D.T.Doherty@qub.ac.uk