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The Graduate Union aims to provide, promote and support the academic advancement and welfare of our membership. We are working hard to achieve our objectives, do you want to help us? We have the Vice-President role and part-time student officers' roles up for elections. Apply now and be part of the GU!

Graduate Union Elections Michaelmas 2018

Nominations open on the 15th October and close on the 23rd and voting opens on 30th October and closes on 2nd November.


Full-time role, starting 2 January 2019 for 1 year to the 31st December 2019 with a salary of £22139.77 – note you will need permission to intermit (take time off) from your course or should have finished your course by the time you start the role. For eligibility: please contact our GM ( or check directly with the student registry.

For more details about the role, please visit:

Voluntary roles

(Executive Committee members):

  • Faculty Liaison Officer
  • Families Officer
  • International Officer 
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Officer
  • Environmental Officer
  • Disabilities Officer
  • LGBTQ+ Officer  
  • Women's Officer  
  • Open Portfolio (e.g. housing, finances)

For more details about the role, please visit:

 Executive Committee 

The VP and part-time officers are part of the Executive Committee of the GU.

 For more details on the Executive committee and the responsibilities of the officers, please check:


For information about the roles/elections, please email:


** The elections will be run by the CUSU election committee and the Graduate Union President will act as the Returning Officer.