Sussex doctoral researchers: nominations open for Chair of the new Postgraduate Association

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Students' Union logoThe Students’ Union is a democratic student-led organisation, here to make student life better. Now’s your chance to get involved and make a difference by representing students at Sussex.

Every year students are elected to a variety of positions to help run the Students’ Union and represent the views of students. This year, for the first time, Sussex postgraduates will elect the Chair of the new Postgraduate Association.

You can find out more about the Postgraduate Association on the website: check out the facebook page or follow on Twitter

Any University of Sussex or BSMS students can put themselves forward before 4pm on 6 February. It could be you! No experience is required, just enthusiasm, as full training and support is provided.

For information and advice, or to nominate yourself go to

You can find out more about the elections at

The roles available:

    • Chair of the Postgraduate Association. A paid role for which you’ll receive a weekly allowance
    • Six Full-time Officers: President, Operations Officer, Communications Officer, Education Officer, Welfare Officer, Activities Officer. Full-time paid roles starting in June
    • Four Part-time Officers: Community Engagement Officer, Ethical & Environmental Officer, Media Development Officer, and Equality & Diversity Officer. Voluntary roles requiring 2-4 hours per week starting in June
    • NUS conference delegates: Various voluntary places at National Union of Students annual conference and conferences for women students, black students and LGBT students, which take place in the spring

Students will be able to vote online between Monday 18 and Friday 22 February.

Pledge to vote at to be reminded (you can opt out at any time).


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