Portfolio officers election

The nomination process:

Before you nominate yourself for one of these positions, you'll need to create an account on the Brookes Union website, if you haven’t already done so.

Once you have created an account, click on any of the positions below to nominate yourself. If you have any issues with this process, please email su@brookes.ac.uk and we'll help out.

Timeline

  • Nominations for these elections will be open from Monday 21st September to 16:30 on Wednesday 7th October. However, you can start planning your campaign before nominations open! This includes working on a manifesto explaining what you would do when elected. If you have any questions about this, take a look at our handidate handbook or drop us a message.
  • Once you've nominated yourself, you'll want to start campaigning (especially if you're going for one of the full time, paid positions). Take a look at our candidate handbook to get started.
  • Voting will take place from 9:00 on 8th October - 17:00 13th October. All students will be emailed a link to vote online.

The candidate handbook has lots of useful details on how to promote yourself and get elected, as well as the official rules for our elections.

View Candidate Handbook

 

The roles available are:

BIPOC Students' Officer

BIPOC Students' Officer

You'll be representing black, indiginous, people of color within the Students’ Union. You'll be working closely with societies like ACS, Filipino Society, Latino Society, Malaysian society, to run events and campaigns, celebrating diversity at Brookes, and tackling racism.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Black Students Officer

Black Students' Officer

You'll be representing black students within the Students’ Union. That could be running campaigns which educate staff and students about discrimination, or supporting national campaigns for black students' representation.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Disabled Students' Officer

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.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Environmental Officer

Environmental Officer

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.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

International Students' Officer

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.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

LGBTQ+ Students' Officer

LGBTQ+ Students' Officer

You’ll be campaigning on key issues facing LGBTQ+ students. - whether that is focusing on mental health or celebrating LGBT+ History Month. You’ll make sure that all services at Brookes work for LGBT+ students.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Mature Students' Officer

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.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Postgraduate Students' Officer

Postgraduate Students' Officer

You’ll be responsible for supporting Postgraduate Students and ensuring that they are represented.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Sports Officer

Sports Officer

You'll be responsible for representing the views and interests of students in Brookes' sports teams and clubs.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY

Women's Officer

Women's Officer

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.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY