De Montfort Students' Union - main elections 2013

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Union Development Executive

Full time post. The President's main role is to ensure that the Executive Officer Team is working cohesively to the student body's best interest. They act as the "face of the SU" and are responsible for the overall strategic direction of the Students' Union. They chair and sit on many top-level meetings to represent the student voice and ensure that DMU students are being considered in every decision.
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Academic Executive

Full time post. The DPE's main role is to drive educational change throughout the University to ensure that we are consistently meeting the high academic standards expected across the sector. They also act as the Presidents' Deputy. This means they attend many of the same committees and meetings as the President. They will deputise when the President is not around so that any urgent matters can be dealt with in the absence of the President.
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Student Opportunities and Engagement Executive

Full time post. The role of VP M&C is to ensure Demon Media is running smoothly and DSU's overall communications and PR is consistent. They regularly respond to press enquiries and constantly look at new ways to boost DSU's impact around campus and the community.
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Equality and Diversity Executive

Full time post. The role of VP Student Activities mainly relates to 4 key areas: -sports, societies, volunteering and RAG (Raise and Give). They spend a lot of time helping to establish new clubs&societies and supporting current ones too. They also help to organise key events such as Freshers', tour, colours awards, society&volunteering awards and RAG week.
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Welfare Executive

Full time post. VP Welfare is responsible for running campaigns that aim to effect positive change both on and off campus. It's their job to come up with creative and engaging campaigns that affect students around issues such as physical, mental and emotional health, money, housing, environmental issues, drug & alcohol awareness, sexual health and community initiatives.
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Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Officer

•Be aware of DSU / DMU’s provision for students of various ethnicities. •Assist with campaigns specific to diversity issues.
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Disabled Students' Representative

•Liaise, where necessary, with relevant campaigning organisations and distribute material where appropriate. •Be aware of DSU/DMU’s provision for disabled students.
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International Officer

•Must be an international student. •Work towards increasing participation of international students within DSU. •Actively promote DSU services, in particular DSU’s Welfare and Education Centre (WEC) to international students.
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LGBTQ+ Representative

•Liaise, where necessary, with relevant campaigning organisations and distribute material where appropriate. •Work with the LGBT Society Committee.
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Mature Students’ Officer

•Must be registered as a mature student at DMU (a student over the age of 21 at the start of their course) at the commencement of the elections process. •Work towards increasing participation of mature students within DSU.
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Part Time Students' Representative

· To be aware of and represent the issues and views of part time students · To campaign on issues and make positive change for part time students
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Women’s Officer

•Must be a woman. •Assist with campaigns specific to women.
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Open Place Representative (4 places)

· To campaign and lobby on the key issues by which they were elected.
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Chair of Student Council

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NUS Representative (5 places)

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