Guild Officer Team Election 2016

This election is to elect the 8 Full Time and 11 Part Time Guild Officers who lead your Guild of Students and represent you for the academic year 2016 - 17. *** Please note: You are only allowed to stand for one post in these elections. Please consider which post you want to stand for before nominating yourself. Multiple nominations will not be accepted***

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Full Time Officers - Activities and Development Officer

Activities and Development Officer is responsible for supporting student groups, giving them the advice and resources they need to be effective. They act as the regulator of student groups; ensuring members have an enjoyable and high quality experience. They aim to get more students involved by promoting the skills and experiences students can gain through being active in societies, clubs and volunteering projects.

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Part Time Officers - Anti-Racism; Anti-Fascism Officer

The Guild of Students is committed to combating racism and fascism in all its forms. The Anti-Racism, Anti-Fascism Officer campaigns on issues related to removing racism and fascism, supporting the work of any relevant Representation Association or committees. They attend the Student Equality and Diversity Committee and promote tolerance, respect and diversity to the University of Birmingham, the Guild and wider community.

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    MOHAMMAD NADERI

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Part Time Officers - Community Action Officer

Students play a positive role in the community with many students getting involved in community activities or supporting volunteer projects. The Community Action Officer interacts with the Housing and Community Officer to promote a positive student image to the community and ensure that local residents understand the issues that students face when living in the community.

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    RUKAYAH ADEWOYE

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Part Time Officers - Commuter Students' Officer

The Home Students’ Officer supports those students who have chosen to live at home whilst they study at the University of Birmingham. The Home Students’ Officer ensures that home students do not miss out on the full University of Birmingham experience. It is expected that candidates be a Full Member normally resident in or around Birmingham.

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Part Time Officers - Disabled Students' Officer

The Disabled Students’ Officer gives disabled students a voice in the Guild of Students. They campaign against barriers to participation that can hinder students’ experiences during their time at University and encourage all students to take a positive attitude towards understanding the nature of disability and overcoming prejudices. It is expected that candidates self-define as a Full Member with a disability.

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Full Time Officers - Education Officer

Education Officer is the lead in the Guild’s efforts to improve education at Birmingham. They are responsible for representing students to the University and will be the voice of all 30,000 students on a daily basis.

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Part Time Officers - Ethical and Environmental Officer

The Ethical and Environmental Officer raises awareness of ethical and environmental issues amongst students and effectively lobby the University to be more environmentally and socially responsible. They interact with the Guild of Students to make the organisation aware of, and act upon, the ethical and environmental implications of its activities.

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Part Time Officers - Ethnic Minority Students' Officer

The Ethnic Minority Students’ Officer represents all ethnic minority students within the Guild of Students. They campaign for the rights and interests of Birmingham’s ethnic minority students. They interact with BEMA, the Birmingham Ethnic Minority Association to energise ethnic minority students and get them involved in the Guild of Students. It is expected that candidates self-define as an Ethnic Minority Full Member.

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    LAEL HARDTMAN

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Full Time Officers - Housing and Community Officer

Housing and Community Officer is responsible for supporting students on housing and community matters. They engage with community groups and maintain positive relationships between students and local residents. They use these relationships to achieve successful results for students on issues such as housing and crime prevention.

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Full Time Officers - International Officer

The International Students’ Officer is responsible for ensuring that international students get the support, services and representation they need from both the Guild of Students and the University. They address the unique issues that students face when studying in a foreign country. It is expected that candidates are students who are classified as an international fee payer by the University of Birmingham, or are from within the European Union but not from the UK.

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Part Time Officers - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Students' Officer

The LGBTQ Students’ Officer ensures that the Guild of Students is at the forefront of the fight for LGBTQ rights and properly supports all LGBTQ students. They are the Co-Chair and signatory for the LGBTQ Association and ensure that an Annual General Meeting is held to elect the committee. They also interact with the Guild’s welfare services to ensure that LGBTQ students who are in distress or difficulty get the help they need. It is expected that candidates shall self-define as LGBTQ.

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Part Time Officers - Mature Students' Officer

The Mature and Part-time Students’ Officer campaigns on issues related to Mature and Part-time Students, promoting the interests of these students to the University of Birmingham, the Guild and the wider community. They ensure that the Guild is actively promoting initiatives to ensure that the welfare and interests of Mature and Part-time students are protected. Candidates for Mature and Part-time Students’ Officer are expected to be either a mature student, aged over 21 or over at the be

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Full Time Officers - Postgraduate Officer

The Postgraduate Officer is here to support and represent the 13,000 postgraduate students on campus! You’ll be making sure that our services, events and campaigns are relevant to postgraduate students – and working with the university to ensure UoB postgraduates have the best experience possible. The Postgraduate Officer is a new full-time role so this is an amazing opportunity to blaze a trail and make a job your own! There is one position available in this election. Candid

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Full Time Officers - President

President of Guild of Students represents all 30,000 students from a range of backgrounds, and a diverse set of wants and needs. They are responsible for leading the Guild Officer Team and all student volunteers.

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Full Time Officers - Representation and Resources Officer

Representation and Resources Officer is the lead Officer involved in Guild financial issues whilst supporting the Guild’s services. They help students get involved in the Guild through running elections that are well-promoted and accessible, as well as focusing on sustainability and future environmental issues. They promote Guild Council, Forums and other Guild democratic structures relevant to the needs of students.

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Part Time Officers - Satellite Sites Officer

At least a fifth of the student population are not based on the main, Edgbaston Campus. Students studying life or health science courses are based at the Selly Oak Campus, the Ironbridge or Shakespeare Institutes, or are on healthcare or industrial placements, sometime abroad. The SSO ensures that the Guild is relevant on all campuses. It is expected that candidates be a Full Member placed on a University of Birmingham site other than the main Edgbaston Campus.

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Full Time Officers - Sports Officer

Sports Officer is responsible for student leadership in sporting activities at the University. They ensure everyone has the opportunity to get involved in sport. They work with University of Birmingham Sport (UBS) to support sports clubs and develop the facilities provided. They also promote healthy living amongst students, organising events and campaigns to promote well-being and healthier lifestyles.

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Full Time Officers - Welfare Officer

Welfare Officer is responsible for representing the needs and interests of students to the University and external bodies. They raise awareness of welfare issues through distributing information and offering students practical advice on how they can avoid running into problems in relation to sexual health and crime.

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Part Time Officers - Women's Officer

The Womens’ Officer raises awareness of issues facing women and non-binary students within the student body and motivates women and non-binary students to get involved in relevant campaigns. They also interact with other Guild Officers and Guild services, to ensure that the Guild of Students places the needs and concerns of women and non-binary students at the heart of all its actions. The Women’s Officer is also Co-Chair and signatory for the Women’s Association and ensures that an Annual

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