Elections

We use democratic elections to choose the people that will speak and act on your behalf. That means they're your opportunity to choose who represents you.

The Leadership Race 2018

The 6 successful candidates of this election will become the new Student Exec for LUU - representing all 34,000 of you, our members, on everything from the content of your course and the range of clubs and societies on offer, through to recycling where you live. From how much a meal deal costs in Essentials, as well as what support services you can access and making sure that we represent every kind of student - no matter your background, nationality, faith or sexuality. The six officers are also trustees of Leeds University Union for 2018-19. The editor of The Gryphon is elected alongside the Exec, taking charge of your student newspaper for the next year - holding the Exec and the Union to account.

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Activities Officer

Makes sure clubs and societies help students feel happy, healthy and develop as people.

Works with the Activities Exec to make sure clubs and societies are relevant to students.

Makes sure University sports and co-curricular activities are well supported.

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Community Officer

Makes accommodation better so students can focus on their degree. Helps students avoid crime so they stay safe. Represents students to make sure local public services meet their needs. Helps students to be active in their city so they get more out of living in Leeds.
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Education Officer

Helps students run the University in partnership to shape how it works. Represents students to the University to make sure their education meets their expectations. Works with reps to make sure students have a say in how their course is run.
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Equality & Diversity Officer

Makes sure that University services vary their approach to suit every student. Ensures all students can input into decisions so that the Union meets all needs fairly. Enacts students’ ideas for removing barriers to getting the experience they want of University.
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Gryphon Editor

Whilst not a member of the student Exec The Gryphon Editor has an important role on campus. They help to keep students informed of events in the University, Union, and Leeds. Provides a platform for students to have their voices heard. Works to engage students with the issues affecting them on campus and beyond.
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Union Affairs Officer

Chairs the board of trustees and holds staff to account so the Union benefits all students. Oversees Union finances to make sure money spent benefits students. Makes sure students’ needs are met through the Union’s democratic system. Helps govern the University to make sure it reflects the views of students.
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Welfare Officer

Helps students with their problems to make sure they have a great time at University. Listens to students’ concerns so that issues can be identified and resolved. Campaigns to help staff and students build a happy, inclusive community.
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