RUSU defines a disabled student as anyone who self-defines as disabled, whether they are physically disabled
or have a hidden disability, such as mental health issues.
You can self-define as a disabled student in your elections profile.
Representing Disabled Students’ interests within the:
You will be acting:
A campaign can consist of events, initiatives and projects
Represent Disabled students’ interests within the union, university and nationally by:
All for the benefit of students with disabilities.
If you self-define as a student with a disability and are
enrolled on a course for the academic year of the election then yes, you are!
You’ll need to nominate yourself for the role when elections open. You’ll need to submit a short manifesto
detailing what you’d like to change as Disabled Students’ Officer. We have written a guide on how to write a great