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60 Second Manifestos

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Welfare and Community Officer

The Welfare & Community Officer is primarily responsible for representing the rights and interests of students regarding their wellbeing on-campus and in the local community. and for ensuring that all students have the support and pastoral care required to enjoy their student experience and for developing and realising the Student Community Partnership Strategy.

NUS Delegate

The National Union of Students is the national body that represents all students across the UK. Every year each union affiliated to the NUS (of which YUSU is one) sends a delegation to NUS National Conference, its highest decision-making body, where important national policy decisions are made and the NUS National Executive Committee are elected.

International Officer

The International Officer is responsible for representing the views and interests of international students within the Union and the University, encouraging participation of International Students in the Union, and advancing the welfare of such students.

Student Activities Officer

The Student Activities Officer is primarily responsible for supporting and developing extracurricular activities for members of the Union, representing the interests of the student body in having a diverse and expanding range of events, groups and projects with which to get involved.

Environment and Ethics Officer

The Environment and Ethics Officer is responsible for representing the interests of Union members in the development of the University and Union towards ethical and environmentally sound working practices and mobilizing members to take action to achieve this.

LGBTQ Officer

The LGBTQ Officer is responsible for representing students who do not define as being both heterosexual and cisgendered, ensuring that the views and needs of these students are taken into account by the Students’ Union and the University and that awareness of LGBT issues is increased.

RAG Officer

The RAG Officer is responsible for the development of fundraising opportunities in which members can participate.

BME Officer

The BME Officer is responsible for the representation of black and minority ethnic students within the Union and the University, promoting equality between students of different races and ethnicities.

Union President

The Union President is the primary spokesperson for the Students’ Union and shall be ultimately responsible for the reputation, leadership and direction of the Union as a democratic organisation.

Academic Officer

The Academic Officer is primarily responsible for all academic matters, ensuring that students’ rights as learners are upheld within the University, maintaining a robust system of academic representation and informing members of developments that may impact upon their experience as students at the University of York.

York Sport President

The York Sport President is primarily responsible for all sports within the Union and shall represent the interests of the student body in having opportunities to participate and compete in sports at the University and with external bodies.

Women's Officer

The Women’s Officer is responsible for the representation of women and the promotion of women’s liberation within the Union and the University.

Disabled Students' Officer

The Disabled Students’ Officer is responsible for representing disabled students, including promoting awareness of accessibility and welfare issues within the Union and the University.

Volunteering Officer

The Volunteering Officer is responsible for the development of volunteering opportunities for the membership.