Board of Trustees - Student Trustee By Election

The Role

The Board shall be responsible for the management and administration of the Union and (subject to the Education Act, the Union’s Articles of Association and Bye-Laws) may exercise all the powers of the Union.

You will be required to attend 4 meetings per academic year: 29th Oct 2019, 28th Jan 2020, 28th Apr 2020 and 2nd July 2020 plus any additional date which will be advised in advance.

Elected for an initial term of 1 year (1st Aug – 31st July) in a cross-campus ballot. Student Trustees may be re-appointed for another term of up to one year.


Student Trustees must be a student at the time of nomination and must continue to be a student for the duration of their term.

During a term of Office, Student Trustees are not permitted by Charity Law to be employed by the Students Union.