The Standing Committee acts as the Union’s executive and is responsible for the day to day running of all aspects of the Society. We meet once a week during term time. We’re the people to contact if you have any question, query or concern to raise.
The President is tasked with delivering a successful term of events. They chair debates, committee meetings and coordinate the Union’s officers. The President is ultimately responsible to the Union’s members and trustees.
The Treasurer is in charge of the Union’s finances, liaising with other officers, setting termly budgets, updating the accounts and presenting to the Trustees.
Economics (First Year)
The Secretary is responsible for communicating members’ views to the President and other officers, recording the minutes of events and meetings, and managing the Secretary’s Committee.
Josephine Butler College
Theology and Religion (First Year)
The Social Secretary organises all our fantastic social events, including the annual Michaelmas Ball, the Epiphany Gala and Easter Ball. The Social Secretary also works with the Social Committee to prepare social events.
Earth Sciences (First Year)
The Custodian is in charge of 24 North Bailey Club and is in charge of the ballot for Apartments. The Custodian also consults with Bar Committee on the views of the members regarding the Bar.
The Publicity Officer manages the Society’s social media accounts, liaises with photographers and assists the President in the creation of term cards and brochures.
The Technologies Officer maintains the Union’s database, website and mailing system in addition to filming and live streaming events for output on social media.
The President-Elect works toward their own term and their presence on Standing helps to ensure a smooth transition between Presidents.
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