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Nominations for LGBT+ Officers and Trans Officer closing soon

Wednesday 11-01-2017 - 10:16

Nominations for the LGBT+ Campaign and Trans Campaign Full Time Officer positions are closing on 18 January at 1pm. Nomination forms can be found on the Conference Hub.

The LGBT+ Students' Officers are the lead representatives of LGBT+ students in the UK and lead the work of the NUS LGBT+ Students campaign. They are responsible for acting on policy mandated at LGBT+ Students Conference and chair the LGBT+ Students Committee, who are elected volunteers. 

LGBT+ Officer Role Profile and Nomination Form

The Trans Students' Officer is the lead representative of Trans students in the UK and lead the work of the NUS Trans Students campaign. They are responsible for acting on policy mandated at Trans Students Conference and chair the Trans Students Committee, who are elected volunteers. 

Trans Officer Role Profile and Nomination Form

In order to stand for a Full Time Officer position you will need to complete a nomination form with the information below. It is important that you allow yourself plenty of time to complete the form so you don't miss the deadline. You can save the form and come back to it as often as nessesary. 

What do we need? 

Personal Details

You’ll need to provide us with your personal details, including the name of your Union.

Eligibility

You should read and understand the conditions for Eligibility for the position that you want to stand for. This can be found in the Elections Document on the Conference Hub. Any individual member of NUS can stand for election – this includes students aged over 16 or sabbatical officers at a member students union or association affiliated to NUS.

Evidence of Student or Sabbatical Status

Candidates need to provide one of the following proof of status documents. This can be uploaded into your nomination form.

  • A Letter from your institution confirming your student or officer status
  • A letter from your Students Union/Guild/Association Confirming your Student or Officer Status
  • A Scan of your valid student card, which clearly shows the name of your institution and the expiration date

Your Nominations

Each Candidate for a full time role must be nominated by at least 10 nominators. Each Nominator must be from a different Constituent Member of NUS (A Constituent Member is a Students’ Union or Association affiliated to NUS). You’ll need to provide evidence of student or sabbatical status for each nominator.

Manifesto and Statement

This is your chance to introduce yourself and explain why you should be elected to the position. You can submit a manifesto and a political description or slogan. You can also submit a Head and Shoulders Photo and a short biography for the elections booklet.

Diversity Monitoring Form

As part of our aim in improving the diversity of our committees we monitor diversity information.

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LGBT, Shape Our Work, Trans

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