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Your Role

Lead the development of an engaging, dynamic and rewarding community of international students and represent the needs and interests of international students within the Union. Working with the Activities and Engagement Officer, facilitate initiatives to support intercultural engagement across our diverse student communities. Working with the Welfare and Community Officer, represent the collective interests of international students to UCL and beyond.

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:

  • Helping to build a strong community of international students at UCL by creating and running events and social activities for international students.
  • Working with the Welfare & International Officer to further develop the UCL International Students Orientation Programme.
  • Working with the Activities and Engagement Officer to help facilitate more international cultural celebrations and to promote increased intercultural experiences for students.

Meetings You Will Attend

  • Welfare and Community Zone – Five meetings throughout the year

Your Eligibility

Any continuing UCL student whose normal place of residence is outside of the UK

Time Required For Role

This is a part-time, unpaid position. You are expected to attend Welfare and Community Zone meetings and a range of additional events, 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 [email protected]