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Your Role

Lead on supporting and championing local community engagement and community safety initiatives so that students can make an active contribution and are safe in the local community. Working with the Welfare and Community Officer, represent students in the local community to ensure public services meet their collective needs and interests

Issues You May Work On

As a Student Officer, you will work closely with students and Sabbatical Officers. Issues may vary depending on student concern. However, previous Officers have worked on issues such as:

  • Arranging a debate with local politicians to enable students to raise their priorities ahead of the general election .
  • Organising voter registration drives and engaging with the local Council.
  • Implementing drying provision to UCL’s cycle spaces to make cycling more accessible.

Meetings You Will Attend

  • Welfare and Community Zone – Five meetings throughout the year

Your Eligibility

Any continuing UCL student

Time Required For Role

This is a part-time, unpaid position. You are expected to attend Welfare and Community Zone meetings and attend relevant local community meetings with the Welfare and Community Officer, approx. 10-15 hours per term. Job shares are welcome.

Key Dates


Deadline for nominations: Tuesday 2 March
Candidate Briefing: Wednesday 3 March
Deadline to submit manifesto: Tuesday 9 March
Campaigning begins: Thursday 11 March
Voting: 15-19 March

Welcome and Training:

The role is supported by a full programme of training, development and support to help build all of the skills and knowledge required and to support longer term personal development.

Questions: email