Get Involved

University is not all about studying. It’s also about having an amazing time, meeting people and doing things that will make you unique to employers. These are some of the great opportunities that you can take part in:

Safety bus driver or co-driver

Whether you drive or not, you can volunteer any night of the week helping students  get home safely. You are the heroes of our time!

To join the team please send an email to or join the Safety bus Facebook group here.


Society committee

Essential to our societies are the people that run them. If you are part of a society, or want to create one, take a step up and become a committee member!

If you want to find more about our societies check: or email us at


Student representative

Give a voice to the students in your course and your department! You will be the one to raise the issues to the table and make a difference. We will give you training and you will have a staff member to support you.

Find more information or sign up here:


Events student group

Do you have a passion for creating events? We have a dedicated student team for you to lead on the events that you would like Brookes Union to host. You can be involved in the planning, delivery and much more! 

If you are interested please email Elena on:


LGBT+ campaigns group

Union supported group for anyone with an LGBT+ interest. The aim is to provide a forum for like-minded students to campaign on issues that matter to them. There will be an opportunity to collaborate with the staff LGBT+ group on larger events such as pride.

If you would like to join please email Rebekah, VP: Welfare on


Black and Minority Ethnic group

Union supported group for anyone with a black or ethnic minority background. The aim is to provide a forum for BME students to campaign on issues that matter to them and to act as a support network for those students. 

If you would like to join please email Rebekah, VP: Welfare on


Raise and Give

A team of people dedicated to fundraising for your chosen charities. Organise events, plan your strategy, make a difference!

If you are interested please contact Jared Williams, VP: Societies Development on


Film unit

This is a small team that creates videos on the different interesting things that go on in the Union. If you would like to practice your editing, camera work, producing or sound editing skills then come join us!

We are also on the hunt for presenters for other segments, if you are interested in any of these roles then please contact Lauren Barnes on

Take a look at their first video for the Brookes Union Ice Society here:


Become a part time officer for the Union!

You have the opportunity to become a representative for students like you and make a difference in their lives. We have several part time officer positions that you can apply for depending on what you are passionate about:

  • Disabilities officer
  • Environmental officer
  • Ethnic Minorities officer
  • International Students officer
  • Mature students officer
  • Postgraduate students officer
  • Raise and Give President
  • Women’s officer
  • LGBT+ officer 

You can find more information about the role and the application process here



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