Committee Applications
Award Category
Consent & Sexual Health Coordinator
  • Coordinate and support the CASH Committee (delivering workshops and C card sign ups and organising events, campaigns and initiatives).
  • Liaise with relevant University staff to develop the Consent Workshop in line with any updated policies or legislation.
  • Attend the University Sexual Violence Working group meeting, with the W&D EO.
  • Run SHAG (Sexual health and guidance) Week and Consent Week.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Disability Officer

Someone who self-defines as disabled, including: autistic spectrum conditions, deaf and hard of hearing, physical disabilities, visual impairment, long term health conditions and specific learning differences

  • Oversee the work of the Disability Support Network.
  • Hold events and socials for students with disabilities and allies.
  • Increase disability awareness through multi-media campaigns. 
  • Facilitate the LSU DSN Nightlife Scheme.
  • Facilitate the Sign Language Course.
  • Work with My Lifestyle Scheme to deliver inclusive sports throughout the year.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings and Disability Support Network meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
  • DSN is currently going through a restructure/rebrand (through a survey), we will let you know of any changes during the interview.
Ethnic Minorities Officer

Someone who identifies as an ethnic minority

  • Act as a ‘point of call’ for all ethnic minority students.
  • Chair the Ethnic Minorities Network, lead the EMN Committee and engage volunteers.
  • Improve the participation and representation of BAME students, in addition to educating students via campaigns and events. For example, Black History Month.
  • Represent ethnic minority students to and collaborate with the University to better the student experience for ethnic minority students on campus.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings and Ethnic Minority Network meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Hall & Department Reps Coordinator
  • Organise and run fortnightly meetings with the Hall & Department Reps (separately) and initiate Welfare and Diversity Challenges.
  • Empower and lead the Hall & Department Reps, supporting them in running projects and events.
  • Mark Hall & Department reports termly with the EO.
  • Attend Hall Student Federation (HSF) meetings & Department Student Federation (DSF) meetings as a representative of the section.
  • Lead Rep Training Sessions for new reps.
  • Lead one Welfare & Diversity Week Training Session for all Reps in Term 2 to prepare Reps for holding their Welfare & Diversity Week.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
International Students' Officer
  • Chair the International Students' Network (ISN) Association, proactively lead the ISN committee and engage volunteers.
  • Support and be a ‘point of contact’ for all international students at Loughborough.
  • Increase awareness and educate the wider community through campaigns, events and signposting.
  • Organise regular events, attend regular meetings, and help to run campaigns for ISN.
  • Expected to attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings, other Welfare & Diversity events and LGBT+ meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
LGBT+ Officer

Someone who self-defines as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or any other LGBT+ denomination

  • Chair the LGBT+ Association, proactively lead the LGBT+ committee and engage volunteers.
  • Support and be a ‘point of contact’ for all LGBT+ students at Loughborough.
  • Increase awareness and educate the wider community through campaigns, events and online.
  • Organise regular events, attend regular meetings, and help to run campaigns such as Out in Education, Transform, EmbrAce, Out at Uni, Outspoken and Play with Pride (co-organise with Athletic Union).
  • Collaborate with the University to facilitate better LGBT+ inclusion and education across campus such as increasing the number of gender neutral toilets; facilitating that trans students are addressed by their preferred name on extracted lists, casual mailings and online purchasing receipts; and educating University staff about the use of pronouns.
  • Expected to attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings, other Welfare & Diversity events and LGBT+ meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Mature Undergraduates’ Officer

Someone who is a mature student – any student who is over the age of 21 when they commence their undergraduate studies

  • Lead the Mature Undergraduates’ Association (MUA) and Chair the MUA sub-committee.
  • Act as a representative for all Mature Undergraduates within the Students’ Union and University. 
  • Support and engage Mature Undergraduates through the organisation of social events, collaboration with student union activities, educational and career advice, sporting opportunities and the creation of campaigns educating the student body. 
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Media & Communications Officer
  • Create and publicize weekly the “What’s on in W&D”
  • Help associations when needed with media and artwork creation support
  • Take photographs at Welfare and Diversity events and upload them to the social media channels
  • Help create (film and edit the video) termly committee update videos
  • Run meetings with the Association’s Media and Communication members
  • Creating/designing artwork and marketing material such as social media posts, graphics for SU screens, etc
  • Please, bring a portfolio at your interview
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Mental Health Coordinator
  • Chair of HeadsUp, the mental health and wellbeing Association.
  • Lead the HeadsUp Committee through being a first point of call, delegating tasks, encourage and help develop the campaign ideas of team members
  • Organise campus wide mental health awareness campaigns, tackling the stigma of mental health and improving awareness of the services available.
  • Encourage positive mental health amongst students through the continuation of current campaigns/events such as the 'Fresh-er Health' Talk, 'Male Mental Health Month/week', University Mental Health & Wellbeing Day.
  • Facilitate the Coffee Buddies Scheme
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings and Heads Up meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Nightline Coordinator
  • Ensure Loughborough Nightline is run in accordance with its constitution and policies. This includes reviewing all relevant documents and updating them where appropriate.
  • Take responsibility for the actions of all members of Nightline, including listening volunteers, publicity volunteers and Committee members.
  • Take responsibility for the day-to-day running of Nightline including the organising of events and service operations.
  • Liaise with relevant departments at Loughborough University and Loughborough Students’ Union to ensure the Nightline office is well-maintained and kept clean, safe and secure.
  • Liaise with the Welfare and Diversity Executive Officer and other relevant sections at Loughborough Students’ Union to promote and develop the work of Loughborough Nightline.
  • Liaise with the Nightline Midlands Coordinator, fellow Nightline Coordinators and Nightline Association to ensure all policies and procedures are kept up to date. This includes attending, when possible, the Midlands Regional Conference and Nightline Spring Conference.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings and Nightline meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Vice Chair
  • Take a lead on running events, social media and promoting the campaigns: Better Decisions, Loughborough Bleeds Purple and other non-alcohol events (Loughborough Fringe) (in collaboration with W&D EO, LSU marketing and W&D Media Officer). 
    • Events for these brands include: Loughborough’s Got Talent, Self-care Sundays, Welfare Walk, Running & Rubbish, Meditation Hour and any other ideas the VC wants to implement.
  • Be a sounding board for the Association chairs in helping to organise events and run ideas before they go to the W&D EO and administrator.
  • Proactively update the Welfare & Diversity Alumni Network with each term’s W&D activity. Organise the annual Welfare & Diversity Alumni Weekend (March)
  • Organise a Welfare & Diversity catch-up video each term (3) to disseminate online.
  • Organise regular W&D Committee socials and whole W&D volunteer socials.
  • Be a constant support to the EO and the Welfare and Diversity committee. Chair committee meetings, attend external meetings and provide cover when the EO is not available.
  • Take minutes at weekly committee meeting.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
Women’s Officer

Someone who identifies as a woman

  • Represent the views and interests of all women within the Students’ Union and University. Ultimately, working towards a student environment free from sexism and discrimination.
  • Raise awareness of women’s issues and achievements, both at the University and on a wider scale.
  • Chair Loughborough Women’s Network, lead the Women’s Network Committee, and engage volunteers.
  • Organise events and run campaigns, such as International Women’s Week.
  • Attend weekly Welfare and Diversity committee meetings, as well as organising and attending Women’s Network meetings.
  • Need to embody the W&D ethos of care, acceptance and betterment of others and their lives, and therefore, support the other associations by attending their events.
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