Member for Racial Equality

This position is currently vacant!

This position is currently vacant!

The Member for Racial Equality's role is to help ensure that all students have their voices heard and are well represented within St Andrews regardless of their race or culture. They are responsible for campaigns which encourage inclusivity, such as #ITooAmStAndrews and Pangea. They also sit on the Equal Opportunities Committee with a number of other student representatives.

The responsibilities of Member for Racial Equality are:

  • To expand representation of minorities within the student body. To create platforms for dialogue regarding racial and ethnic issues.
  • To collaborate with relevant University officials in order to diversify curriculum across all schools.
  • To provide opportunities for interim (i.e. study abroad) students to engage with student life.
  • To chair a collaborative forum for cultural societies in order to collectively promote diversity and cross-cultural understanding.

If you are interested in taking up the position from now until early March, come along to the Association Council meeting on Tuesday, November 28th at 6pm in the Committee Room of the Union. All students are welcome to run for election, and the process involves making a two-minute speech, followed by a short period for questions. If you have any questions about the role or how to get involved, feel free to get in touch at dowell@st-andrews.ac.uk or drop by the Sabbatical Office on the middle floor of the Union for a chat.