NUS Delegate Elections Autumn 2017

We are electing students to attend four NUS conferences: NUS National Conference, NUS LGBT Plus Conference, NUS Trans Conference and NUS Women's Conference. You will be required to self-define in order to nominate in some of these elections - please contact elections@rusu.co.uk if you have any questions or difficulties nominating. Nomination period has extended for 24 hours and will now close on Tuesday, 14th November at 3pm!

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NUS LGBT+ & Trans Conference - Trans Place Delegate

As Trans Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Annual Trans Conference and the NUS LGBT Plus Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other trans students from the University of Reading at these conferences which are held on a national level.

What’s the role?

As Trans Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Annual Trans Conference and the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other trans students from the University of Reading at these conferences which are held on a national level. 

You can choose to submit motions to Conference and have the power to amend and vote on motions submitted to the Conference.

You will also vote to elect the NUS LGBT+ Students’ Officers, NUS Trans Students' Officer, NUS LGBT+ Committee, NUS Trans Committee, NUS LGBT+ Steering Positions and NUS Trans Steering Positions for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Representing the University of Reading, RUSU and Reading LGBT+ students in a positive way
  • Voting in motions relating to key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Electing the NUS LGBT+ Officer, and LGBT+ Committee and Steering Positions within NUS for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

This role is open to any current student at the University of Reading who self-defines as trans*.  That is anyone who considers their gender identity to be different from that which they were assigned at birth.

The winning candidate should be able to attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference on 7th - 8th March and the NUS Trans Conference on 30th April - 1st May 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS LGBT+ Conference - BME Place Delegate

As a LGBT Plus Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT Plus Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other LGBT Plus students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT Plus Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a LGBT+ Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other LGBT+ students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT+ Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS LGBT+ Campaign for 2018/2019. 

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS LGBT+ Students’ Officers and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading LGBT+ students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Electing the NUS LGBT+ Officer, and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

This role is open those individuals who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • LGBT+ ‘BME Place’ Delegate - Any current student at the University of Reading of African, Arab, Asian, Caribbean heritage and those who self-define as LGBT+ and BME is eligible to stand for this role.

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference on 7th - 8th March 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS LGBT+ Conference - Disabled Place Delegate

As a LGBT Plus Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT Plus Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other LGBT Plus students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT Plus Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a LGBT+ Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other LGBT+ students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT+ Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS LGBT+ Campaign for 2018/2019.

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS LGBT+ Students’ Officers and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading LGBT+ students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Electing the NUS LGBT+ Officer, and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open to those individuals who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • LGBT+ ‘Disabled Place’ Delegate - Any current student at the University of Reading who self-defines as LGBT+ and disabled is eligible to stand for this role.

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference on 7th – 8th March 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS LGBT+ Conference - Open Place Delegate

As a LGBT Plus Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT Plus Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other LGBT Plus students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT Plus Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a LGBT+ Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other LGBT+ students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT+ Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS LGBT+ Campaign for 2018/2019.

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS LGBT+ Students’ Officers and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading LGBT+ students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Electing the NUS LGBT+ Officer, and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open those individuals who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • LGBT+ ‘Open Place’ Delegate - Any current student at the University of Reading who self-defines as LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bi, trans* or from any other gender identity or sexual minority group) is eligible to stand for this role.

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference on 7th – 8th March 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS LGBT+ Conference - Women's Place Delegate

As a LGBT+ Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other LGBT+ students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT+ Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference. You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS LGBT+ Campaign for 2017/2018. You will also have the power to a

What’s the role?

As a LGBT+ Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS LGBT+ Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other LGBT+ students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS LGBT+ Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS LGBT+ Campaign for 2018/2019. 

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS LGBT+ Students’ Officers and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading LGBT+ students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing LGBT+ students
  • Electing the NUS LGBT+ Officer, and NUS LGBT+ Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open those individuals who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • LGBT+ ‘Women’s Place’ Delegate - Any current student of the University of Reading who self-defines as LGBT+ and a woman, including trans* women, is eligible to stand for this role.

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference on 7th – 8th March 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS National Conference Delegate (2 places)

You will be elected to represent the University of Reading students on a national level at the NUS National Conference in March 2018. You can choose to submit motions to NUS National Conference and you will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference. You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference which will shape the NUS Policy for 2018/2019. You will also vote to elect the new NUS leadership group for 2018/2019.

What’s the role?

You will be elected to represent the University of Reading students on a national level at the NUS National Conference in March 2018.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS National Conference and you will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference which will shape the NUS Policy for 2018/2019.  You will also vote to elect the new NUS leadership group for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing students
  • Electing the new NUS leadership team for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away in Glasgow with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

These roles are open to any current student at the University of Reading, except those students on foundation courses or Erasmus places. 

In addition, all candidates standing for one of these positions should be able to attend the NUS National Conference on the 27th – 29th March 2018.

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NUS Women's Conference - BME Place Delegate

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS Women’s Campaign for 2018/2019. 

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing women students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading women students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing women students
  • Electing the NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open to those students who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Women ‘BME Place’ Delegate - This place is open to any current woman student at the University of Reading of African, Arab, Asian, Caribbean heritage and those who self-define as BME.

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS Women’s Conference on the 11th – 12th April 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS Women's Conference - Open Place Delegate

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS Women’s Campaign for 2018/2019. 

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing women students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading women students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing women students
  • Electing the NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open to those students who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Women ‘Open Place’ Delegate - This place is open to any current student at the University of Reading who self-defines as a woman

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS Women’s Conference on the 11th – 12th April 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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NUS Women's Conference - Other Reserved Place Delegate

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference. You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level. You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference. You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.

What’s the role?

As a Women Delegate you will attend and participate in the NUS Women’s Annual Conference.  You will be elected to represent other women students from the University of Reading on a national level.

You can choose to submit motions to NUS Women’s Conference.  You will have full speaking and voting rights at Conference.  You will vote to amend and pass/reject motions submitted to the Conference that will shape the NUS Women’s Campaign for 2018/2019. 

You will also vote to elect the incoming NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019.

What’s involved?

  • Engaging in debate and discussion on key issues facing women students
  • Representing RUSU and the University of Reading women students in a positive way
  • Voting on motions relating to key issues facing women students
  • Electing the NUS Women’s Officer and NUS Women’s Committee for 2018/2019

What’s in it for me?

  • Amazing opportunity to develop leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Potential to influence change to benefit trans students in the UK and at Reading
  • Training and attendance that can count towards completion of your RED Award
  • Great CV builder that will help you stand out from the crowd
  • Fun few days away with the chance to meet, network and socialise with students from all over the UK!
  • Opportunity to become more involved in RUSU and student politics on a national level
  • Food, travel and accommodation expenses covered

Am I eligible?

The role is open to those students who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Women ‘Reserved Other Place’ Delegate - This place is open to any current woman student at the University of Reading who self-defines as disabled, BME, LGBT+ or has care-giving responsibilities 

In addition, you should be able to attend the NUS Women’s Conference on the 11th – 12th April 2018.

Please note that students on foundation courses or Erasmus places are not eligible to stand in this election.

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