Environment & Ethics Officer Role

Environmental and ethical issues are often an underrepresented issue in society. RUSU recognises the importance of having a student to represent and campaign to improve sustainability within the union and university.

What's the role?

Representing environmental and ethical issues within the:

  • Union
  • University

What's involved?

You will be acting:

As a Contact

  • Respond to students about environment and ethical concerns
  • Keep students up to date on environmental and ethical initiatives
  • Lead a students' network

As a Campaigner

A campaign can consist of events, initiatives and projects

  • Make positive change
  • Run awareness raising events and activities
  • Ensure union events are planned with environmental and ethical considerations in mind
  • Liaise with other officers on inclusive campaigns across multiple liberation groups

As a Representative

Represent environmental and ethical concerns within the union, university and nationally by:

  • Attending university committees
  • Attending RUSU’s Environment Committee
  • Attending RUSU’s Liberation and Representation Committee
  • Speaking up at Student Voice

All for the benefit of the campus environment, its students and wildlife.

Am I eligible?

If you are enrolled on a course during the academic year nominations are held then yes, you are!

How do I get this role?

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 Environment & Ethics Officer. We have written a guide on how to write a great manifesto.

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RUSU President 2020/21 Rachel Osborne

Rachel Osborne

RUSU Education Officer 2020/21 George Ingram

Education Officer
George Ingram