Why should I run?


Our Full Time Officers (UoG students who have either graduated or taken a break in their studies) are elected to work full-time in the Students' Union for a year. It is a unique role, focused on improving student life. These are just some of the benefits in becoming an SU Full Time Officer:

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  • Make positive and instrumental change to the student life at UoG.
  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run and direct a large organisation with an annual turnover of £1 million and a membership of around 10,000 students.
  • Exceptional experience ‘in the field/industry’ which sends you leaps and bounds up the career ladder in comparison to other recent graduates, invaluable for any future career.
  • A salary of over £18,000 per year.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the University’s closure days (usually an additional 3 days).
  • Develop your skills in areas such as project management, planning and running a campaign, advocacy.
  • Contribute to improving the Students' Union and University for current and future students.
  • Training and support to help you carry out your role.
  • Work for an excellent graduate employer, commited to supporting you develop and grow in the early stages of your career.