International Students' Officer
About the Position
The International Students' Officer represents international students to the Students’ Association and the University to ensure that they have an enjoyable, enriching, and safe experience whilst at University.
Specifically, the International Students’ Officer:
- Addresses issues affecting international students like access to welfare support, inclusion, and cultural recognition.
- Liaises with other officers in the Students’ Association, like the BAME Officer, to identify and address issues affecting international students.
- Works with the BAME Students’ Network to plan Multicultural Week in Semester 2.
- Attends and engages with Equal Opportunities Committee and other relevant committees as required.
- Works with University staff and units like Student Services, the EDI Team, and the Global Office.
- Advocates for changes that can benefit international students.
- Actively collects feedback and views from international students and work on projects like events and publicity campaigns.
- Liaises with relevant student groups that share a common goal.
- Develops a close working relationship with the Director of Wellbeing and Equality, and the Equality Committee.
Role Holders take office in April and serve until the following March. On average, the International Students’ Officer spends between 5 and 10 hours a week on their role.
Any student is eligible to run for this role in the Association Elections, so long as they will be matriculated for the full term of office.