Nominations for the portfolio officer elections run Mon 24 Sep - Fri 28 Sep. Voting will take place on Fri 05 Oct. All students will be emailed a link to vote online.
Portfolio Officers are current students who have put themselves foward to represent the views of specific groups of students. They represent student views to the University and Union, campaign on issues that matter to you and make change.
The roles available are:
Disabled Students' Officer
You’ll be campaigning on key issues facing disabled students - whether that’s wheelchair access or better mental health support. You’ll be making sure all the services and support options at Brookes are working for students.
Mature Students' Officer
You’ll be helping mature students get the support they need. You could be campaigning around timetabling, childcare or pushing for more support services.
BAME Students' Officer
You’ll be campaigning on key issues facing BAME students - whether that’s celebrating Black History Month or tackling racism. You’ll make sure all services are working to support BME students and changing those that don’t.
LGBTQ+ Students' Officer
You’ll be campaigning on key issues facing LGBTQ+ students. - whether that is focussing on mental health or celebrating LGBT+ History Month. You’ll make sure that all services at Brookes work for LGBT+ students.
You’ll be campaigning on key issues for women students - whether that’s access to sanitary provision or campaigning on issues such as consent, fair representation or mental health.
Postgraduate Students' Officer
You’ll be responsible for supporting Postgraduate Students and ensuring that they are represented.
International Students' Officer
You’ll be campaigning on key issues facing International Students. From getting involved with One World Week to working to combat ‘culture shock’, you’ll be making sure international students are supported at Brookes.
RAG (Raise and Give) President
You'll be helping students raise funds for charity via the Union.
You'll be responsible for representing the views and interests of students in Brookes' sports teams and clubs.
You’ll be leading the Union’s work on environmental matters, ethical issues and sustainability. From promoting Fairtrade Fortnight to campaigning for a coffee cup recycling scheme on campus, you’ll be making sure Brookes leads the way.
Chair of Council
To nominate yourself, please fill out this form. (The form will go live on Mon 24 Sep.) We recommend you inlcude a photo and a manifesto (what you will do if you win.)