LeadLUU 2021

The successful candidates of this election will become the six new Student Executive Officers for LUU, and the new Gryphon Editor. You can vote for all seven roles in one go, or come back later to vote for any roles you're unsure about now.

The polls have closed.

Activities & Opportunities Officer

Your Activities Officer is here to ensure that clubs and societies are well supported, relevant to students and help them to feel happy, healthy and develop as people.

Activities & Opportunities Officer

(i) To ensure that clubs & societies are both relevant to students and help them to feel happy, healthy and develop as people.

(ii) To ensure University sports and co-curricular activities are well supported to meet the needs of students.

(iii) To ensure that members have access to development opportunities.

Reps accountable to and for

  • Activities Exec
  • Club & Soc committee reps

University Meetings

  • Employability Strategy Group
  • Health & Safety Committee
  • Footsteps Fund Committee
  • Leeds SPA Monthly Meeting
  • University Senate
  • University Court

UoL stakeholders

 

  • Sport and Physical Activity Department
  • Student Education Service
  • Volunteer Leeds

LUU stakeholders

Student Activities

External Stakeholders

  • BUCS
  • Community Volunteer Service
  • Third sector organisations in Leeds where students volunteer

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Education Officer

Your Education Officer is here to represent students to the University, and them to run the University in partnership with staff, shaping how the institution works and that it meets their expectations and needs.

Education (UG) Officer

(i) To help undergraduate students run the University in partnership with staff, shaping how the institution works.

(ii) To represent students to the University, and work with other representatives to make sure that education at Leeds is shaped by students and meets their expectations.

Reps accountable to and for

  • UG School Reps
  • UG programme level/course reps

University Meetings

 

  • Taught Student Education Board
  • Taught Student committees eg TEF Steering Group, Quality & Standards Strategy Group, Student Success Forum
  • Digital Education Committee
  • Library Strategic Advisory Board
  • Education Spaces Group
  • Student Success Forum
  • Learner Analytics Steering Group
  • Research Ethics Committee
  • University Council
  • University Court
  • University Senate

UoL stakeholders

Deputy VC Student Education

UCU

LUU stakeholders

Academic Engagement

External Stakeholders

  • UUK
  • NUS
  • Office for Students
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Equality & Liberation Officer

Your Equality and Liberation Officer is here to ensure that the University takes reasonable steps to adapt their services to suit every student. They will work with the University and LUU to remove systematic and structural barriers impacting liberation groups.

Equality & Liberation Officer

(i) To ensure that the University takes reasonable steps to adapt their services to suit every student.

(ii) To ensure that all members have the opportunity to input into University and Union decisions so that students get the experience they want at University.

(iii) To work with the University and LUU to remove systematic and structural barriers impacting liberation groups.

Reps accountable to and for

Liberation Coordinators

University Meetings

 

  • Bright Beginnings Board
  • Inclusive Learning and Teaching Development
  • Informal Campus Access User Group
  • Athena SWAN ISAT
  • ILHF Appeal Panel Meeting
  • Equality & Inclusion Delivery Group
  • University Court
  • University Senate

UoL stakeholders

Equality Policy Unit

LUU stakeholders

Student Engagement (Democracy)

External Stakeholders

  • NUS
  • Equality Leeds
  • Race Justice Network
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International & Postgraduate Officer

Your International and Postgraduate Officer is here to ensure the University and Union recognise and support the needs of members who are not categorised as ‘home’ or ‘undergraduate’ students, and encourage a diverse University community with opportunities for representation, sharing culture and views.

International & Postgraduate Officer

(i) To ensure the University and Union recognise and support the needs of members who are not categorised as ‘home’ or ‘undergraduate’ students.

(ii) To encourage a diverse University community with opportunities for representation, sharing culture and views, so that all students have an international experience whilst studying at Leeds.

(iii) To represent students studying at postgraduate level, helping them to shape the institution and their learning and research experience.

Reps accountable to and for

  • International Advisory Board
  • Academic Reps (PGT School Reps
  • PGT programme level/course reps,
  • Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) rep

University Meetings

 

  • Graduate Board
  • International Strategy Board
  • Taught Student Recruitment Committee
  • Collaboration & Partnerships Committee
  • ILHF Appeal Panel Meeting
  • Global Community Enhancement Programme Steering Group
  • University Court
  • University Senate

UoL stakeholders

  • DVC International
  • DVC Innovation & Research
  • International Student Office

LUU stakeholders

  • Student Engagement
  • Academic Engagement

External Stakeholders

  • UKCISA
  • British Council
  • Unipol

 

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Union Affairs & Communications Officer

Your Union Affairs and Communications Officer chairs the Board of Trustees, helps to govern the University, holds staff to account, and oversees Union finances. They lead communications from the Union and ensure that LUU and the University are accountable to members.

Union Affairs & Communications Officer

(i) To chair the Board of Trustees, hold staff to account, and oversee Union finances to make sure the Union works for students.

(ii) To help govern the University and ensure that students can make the Union, University and City of Leeds better through the Union’s democratic system.

(iii) To lead communications from the Union and ensure that LUU and the University are accountable to members.

(iv) To uphold sustainable values at LUU and to promote sustainable practices at the University.

Reps accountable to and for

Sustainability Advisory Board

University Meetings

  • University Council
  • University Senate
  • University Court
  • Equality & Inclusion Board
  • Committee on Honorary Degrees
  • Student Lifecycle Programme
  • Sustainability Partnership Group
  • Sustainability Steering Group
  • LUU/UoL Plastics

UoL stakeholders

  • VC
  • University Secretary

LUU stakeholders

  • Student Engagement (Democracy)
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Marketing

External Stakeholders

  • City Council
  • NUS
  • Media
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Wellbeing Officer

Your Wellbeing Officer is here to ensure the Union and University help students identify and deal with their problems so that they enjoy their time at University. They support and lead wellbeing campaigns to ensure students are as happy and healthy as possible.

Wellbeing Officer

(i) To ensure the Union and University help students identify and deal with their problems so that they enjoy their time at University.

(ii) To support and lead wellbeing campaigns to ensure students are as happy and healthy as possible.

(iii) To raise awareness of, and support crime reduction initiatives, to help students stay safe and to ensure public services meet their needs.

Reps accountable to and for

Wellbeing Advisory Board

University Meetings

  • Taught Student Education Board
  • Taught Student Funding & Impact sub-Group
  • LSHWPB Student Mental Health sub-group
  • Smokefree Delivery Group
  • Residence Disciplinary Committee
  • Residential Services/LUU Monthly Catch Up
  • University Court
  • University Senate

UoL stakeholders

Head of Student Services

LUU stakeholders

Help & Support

External Stakeholders

  • NUS
  • Local Care Partnership
  • NHS
  • Student Loans Co
  • Office of Independent Adjudicator for HE
  • Unipol
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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.
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