These are your elected Sabbatical Officers for 2015-2016.
The Activities & Events Officer will be primarily concerned with the non-academic development of Members, and will encourage and support the development of Clubs and Societies. They will additionally be responsible for financial matters of Clubs and Societies, including the awarding of extra funding. The Activities & Events Officer also covers Union Colours and Awards, skills development and volunteering.
Hi! I’m your Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Students’ Officer. This means I chair the BME network and together we will work to ensure the views and issues faced by BME students are recognised and acknowledged by UCL.
As your Education & Campaigns Officer, it is my responsibility to represent the academic needs of all students to UCL. Essentially, I work to ensure student representation is present and effective at all levels within UCL, and lobby UCL Management to implement changes which carry the best interests of students.
As Convenor of the UCLU Postgraduate Association and the lead representative of postgraduate UCLU members, the Postgraduate Students’ Officer will coordinate the PGA’s activities, support the PGA’s part-time officers, and work to engage postgraduate students in the PGA and all other levels of Union activity. The Officer shall be responsible for coordinating representation and campaigns regarding the needs of postgraduate students at all levels, and for ensuring the provision of an environment which supports and provides for the particular social and academic needs of postgraduate students.
The Sustainability, Engagement & Operations Officer will strive to perpetuate widespread understanding of the Union’s activities, developments and achievements. They will uphold the Union’s democratic structure and encourage democratic engagement in all sectors of the Membership. They will additionally be responsible for HR and other staffing issues, ensure adequate use of the Union’s spaces, and ensure all of UCLU’s financial activity and service provision is ethically and environmentally sound.
The Welfare and International Officer will strive to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all Members at UCL and in the wider community, and will represent the needs of international students at all levels. The officer will ensure that the Union is compliant with all relevant policies relating to equal opportunities, liaise with UCL Residences Office to ensure adequate provision of student accommodation, and ensure specific Union provision for international students outside of term and at the start of session as appropriate.
The Women’s Officer represents the interests of UCL’s women students. The Women’s Officer represents women students externally to organisations such as the NUS. She also coordinates and lead on projects and campaigns on issues relating to Women students.
For information on which College Committees the Sabbatical Officers sit on, please click here.