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Your Role

Lead in developing and building a strong community of general interest societies. Working with the Activities and Engagement Officer, oversee all general interest societies in the Union and develop opportunities for students to pursue a rich range of interests at UCL.

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:

  • Assisting societies in developing and facilitating their running by working with the Activities and Engagement Officer to increase funding and streamline administrative processes.
  • Implementing digital brochures and on-campus displays to provide information about socieities to a broader range of students while being less wasteful.
  • Working with the Sabbatical team to lobby  UCL to provide additional meeting spaces and funding to support societies.

Meetings You Will Attend

  • Activities Zone – Five meetings throughout the year.

Your Eligibility

Any continuing UCL student who is a member of a UCL society.

Time Required For Role

This is a part-time, unpaid position. You are expected to attend Activities Zone meetings and a range of additional events, approx. 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