Become a Part-Time Student Officer

Become a Part-Time Student Officer

To make sure that the views of all our students are heard and that we are as representative as possible, we have 12 voluntary part-time Student Officer positions.

As a Part-Time Officer you will represent the views of different groups of students in the Union, the University and beyond and run campaigns on the issues that are important to them.

You will be a full member of the Executive Management Committee and the Students’ Union Council and can be rewarded with Queen’s Degree Plus accreditation for your role.

There are different roles with different responsibilities:

Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of BAME students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to BAME students
  • Encourages BAME students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of racism and discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Disabled Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of disabled students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to disabled students
  • Encourages disabled students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Environmental & Ethical Trading Officer

  • Is the leading student voice on environmental and ethical trading issues
  • Campaigns on environmental and ethical trading issues
  • Encourages students to become more involved in environmental and ethical trading activities

International Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of international students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to international students
  • Encourages international students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of racism and discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

LGBT+ Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of LGBT+ students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to LGBT+ students
  • Encourages LGBT+ students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Mature Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of mature students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to mature students
  • Encourages mature students to become more involved in the Union

Student Parents' Officer

  • Is the voice of student parents in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to student parents
  • Encourages student parents to become more involved in the Union

Part-Time Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of part-time students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to part-time students
  • Encourages part-time students to become more involved in the Union

Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of postgraduate research students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to postgraduate research students
  • Encourages postgraduate research students to become more involved in the Union

Postgraduate Taught Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of postgraduate taught students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to postgraduate taught students
  • Encourages postgraduate taught students to become more involved in the Union

Student Carers' Officer

  • Is the voice of student carers in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to student carers
  • Encourages student carers to become more involved in the Union

Women Students' Officer

  • Is the voice of women students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to women students
  • Encourages women students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Nominate yourself by 5pm, Wed 4 Oct - complete the online nomination process on QOL.

Please read our Essential Information and our Part-Time Officer Role Description. If you run for election, you must follow the Full Election Rules.

If you would like to find out more about being a Part-Time Student Officer, contact the Student Voice Team who can advise you in confidence.

Voting will take place on Tues 10 Oct.