Whether it's as an SSO Executive member, a Community Officer or a School Rep, nominating yourself to become a student leader means that you will have a direct impact on student experience at Royal Holloway.
Nominations are open now for several different elected roles across campus in our Autumn Elections!
Nominations are open for the Societies, Sports and Opportunities Executive (SSO); if you're passionate about student groups and activities on campus, stand now to become a member of SSO!
The SSO Executive is a committee of elected student representatives, who meet termly to discuss ratifying new student groups, approving the annual allocation of resources to student groups and holding the VP Societies and Sport accountable for their work. To nominate yourself to become a member of the SSO Executive, you must be a current committee member of a society, sports club or media outlet.
If you'd like to take up this opportunity to have more say and influence on how our student groups are run, nominate yourself to join the Executive.
To find out more about what the role entails, or if you have any questions, please get in touch with VP Societies and Sport, Alastair Copland.
Join the SSO Executive
If you're interested in driving forward the Mature, Carer and Parent Students or Postgraduate Taught Students Communities by coordinating activities, events, and campaigns, stand now to become a Community Officer!
Communities are autonomous bodies responsible for working with the Union to secure the general interests and collective rights of the students that define into the relevant group. To be eligible to run in the election to become a Community Officer, you must make sure you self-define in your profile. Only full members of a Community (i.e. those who self-define into individual groups) are eligible to nominate themselves and/or vote. Check out the definitions of each Community to see if you are eligible.
There are 10 Community groups, which are divided into two categories, Inclusion and Academic:
Become a Community Officer
If you're in the School of Engineering, Physical & Mathematical Sciences and want to enact positive changes for your peers and represent their voice at a higher level - now is your chance!
Postgraduates, this one's for you! School Rep positions for both postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students are also open now.
School Reps are responsible for ensuring students' views are represented at School Education Committee meetings. Therefore, as a rep it is your responsibility to closely with the VP Education, gathering feedback that you can use to influence change at high-level meetings such as School Education Committee and School Boards. You'll also work alongside the Course Reps, Senior Course Reps and students to highlight and resolve issues within your School.
To nominate yourself to become a School Rep, head to the Academic Rep Elections webpage.
If you have any questions or you'd like a one-to-one chat with a member of staff about any of the roles, please get in touch with our Student Voice team.
Become a School Rep
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