LeadLUU 2020

The 7 successful candidates of this election will become the new Student Exec for LUU - representing all 38,000 of you, our members, on everything from the content of your course and the range of clubs and societies on offer, through to recycling where you live. From how much a meal deal costs in Essentials, as well as what support services you can access and making sure that we represent every kind of student - no matter your background, nationality, faith or sexuality. Six of the officers are also trustees of Leeds University Union for 2019-20. The editor of The Gryphon is elected alongside the Exec, taking charge of your student newspaper for the next year - holding the Exec and the Union to account.

The polls open at 07:00 on Monday 2 March 2020 (in 3 days and 11 hours)

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Activities Officer

Your Activities Officer is here to make sure your social life thrives at Uni. Whether that’s getting the right funding for your favourite clubs and societies, tackling the cost of sport, or making sure our co-curricular activities are the best in the country.

Summary
Your Activities Officer is here to make sure your social life thrives at Uni. Whether that’s getting the right funding for your favourite clubs and societies, tackling the cost of sport, or making sure our co-curricular activities are the best in the country.


Focus

  • Societies

  • Opportunities

  • Sports
     

Priorities

  • Supporting clubs and societies to help students develop and feel happy.

  • Working with the Activities Exec to make sure clubs and societies are what students want.

  • Making sure University sports and co-curricular activities are well-supported.

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Community Officer

Your Community Officer is all about your living experience in Leeds. From transport, to crime, to housing, they’re here to bring the community spirit to your time at Leeds.

Summary
Your Community Officer is all about your living experience in Leeds. From transport, to crime, to housing, they’re here to bring the community spirit to your time at Leeds.

Focus

  • Housing

  • Transport 

  • Crime
     

Priorities

  • Making accommodation better so students enjoy living in Leeds.

  • Helping students avoid crime and stay safe.

  • Representing students to make sure local public services meet their needs.

  • Encouraging students to be active in their city so they get more out of being in Leeds.

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Education Officer

Your Education Officer changes things up for the better so that the University is always providing students with the best academic experience, helping students to get the most out of their degree.

Summary

Your Education Officer changes things up for the better so that the University is always providing students with the best academic experience, helping students to get the most out of their degree.
 

Focus

  • Courses

  • Libraries 

  • Learning
     

Priorities

  • Helping students run the University in partnership to shape how it works.

  • Representing students to the University to ensure their education meets their expectations.

  • Working with reps to make sure students have a say in how their course is run.

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Equality & Diversity Officer

Your Equality and Diversity Officer is here to make sure the Union, University and further afield are accessible and inclusive for everyone. They fight to make your time at Leeds fair.

Summary
Your Equality and Diversity Officer is here to make sure the Union, University and further afield are accessible and inclusive for everyone. They fight to make your time at Leeds fair.

Focus

  • Access

  • Inclusivity

  • Fairness

Priorities

  • Making sure that University services are varied to suit every student.

  • Allowing all students to input into decisions so the Union meets all needs.

  • Removing barriers to students getting the University experience they want.

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Gryphon Editor

Society. Voice. Journalism The Gryphon Editor will help to keep students informed of events in the University, Union, and Leeds. They will provide a platform for students to have their voices heard. They will work to engage students with the issues affecting them on campus and beyond.
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International Officer

Your International Officer represents our diverse international community, creating opportunities to share culture, experiences, and ensuring that Leeds is at the forefront of global Higher Education.

Summary

Your International Officer represents our diverse international community, creating opportunities to share culture, experiences, and ensuring that Leeds is at the forefront of global Higher Education.

Focus

  • Representing international student experience

  • Helping to promote culture and culture sharing

  • Encouraging global community engagement

Priorities

  • Promoting culture sharing and cultural cohesion

  • Representing International students to the University to ensure their education meets their expectations.

  • Enhancing life in Leeds for International students

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Union Affairs Officer

Your Union Affairs Officer is all about the governance, democracy and finance of the Union. Keeping it up and running, and fair for you.

Summary
Your Union Affairs Officer is all about the governance, democracy and finance of the Union. Keeping it up and running, and fair for you.
 

Focus

  • Governance

  • Democracy

  • Finance
     

Priorities

  • Chairing the board of trustees and hold staff to account.

  • Handling finances ensuring the money spent benefits students.

  • Helping to govern the University to make sure it reflects the views of students.

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Welfare Officer

Your Welfare Officer is here for your health and happiness at Leeds. They’re focused on making sure students have access to any help and support they might need whilst at University.

Summary

Your Welfare Officer is here for your health and happiness at Leeds. They’re focused on making sure students have access to any help and support they might need whilst at University.


Focus

  • Health

  • Support

  • Happiness
     

Priorities

  • Helping students with their problems to make sure they have a great time at University.

  • Listening to students’ concerns so that issues can be identified and resolved.

  • Campaigning to help staff and students build a happy, inclusive community.

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