Every year, the students at Oxford Brookes elect four people to represent them. The four Sabbatical Officers are students who either take a year out of their studies (a sabbatical) or do the role the year after they graduate. They’re paid a full-time wage and they each work to improve the lives of students in different ways.
It's a fantastic opportunity, particularly for students who have ideas for improvements they would like to make at Oxford Brookes, and those who wish to take on leadership or organisational roles.
How many graduates can say they have been:
In these positions, you will:
Any student can run for election.
Nominations will be open from 03 December 2019, and will close on Friday 14 Feb at 5pm.
Once nominations close, your manifesto and image will be uploaded onto the Union website so that students can take a look at your policies and ideas. You’ll then have a couple of weeks to campaign (drum up support for yourself and talk to students about what you would do if elected.)
Students will be able to vote for their favourite candidates from Mon 02 March - Thu 05 March.
Brookes Union exists to help you make the most of your time at Brookes. We’re a democratic organisation, run by students for students.
We run an Advice Service that offers free confidential advice on many matters, support over 100 student societies and support a network of student reps. We also put on a range of events throughout the year, from houseplant sales to This is Oxford. The Union also campaigns on things that matter to you, such as mental health support at university or affordable, good quality housing.
Have a look around our website and find out what else we do...
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