Student Trustee Role

What's the role?

Student Trustees ensure Reading University Student Union (RUSU) is well governed, well managed and that we stick to our vision, mission and values. Student Trustees are important because they have responsibility for ensuring that RUSU’s charitable outcomes and strategy benefit all students at Reading.

What’s involved?

  • Contributing to the strategic leadership of a registered charity
  • Membership of the RUSU Trustee Board
  • Monitoring RUSU’s progress against strategic aims and objectives
  • Opportunities to chair meetings, whilst working on behalf of students
  • Monitoring the financial performance of RUSU to ensure it remains financially secure and accountable

What’s in it for you?

  • A unique position of significant responsibility with a multi-million pound organisation which will look fantastic on your CV!
  • Excellent experience and invaluable transferable skills
  • Expert training and support
  • Opportunities to network with key University and RUSU staff


To be eligible for this role, you’ll need to be a student registered at the University of Reading who will be studying with us during the next academic year.