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Being part of the Union is about having a voice and being heard in a way that could be invaluable in your future and the future of others! The students chosen to represent you will play an important role in making a difference to your time at LAU so make sure you have your say and nominate yourself or someone you think will make a the right choices for the Union.



'Fancy being the Student President 24-25?

Duration of term: July 2024 – August 2025

Eligibility: This position is open to students who will have completed their final year and are able to start by 1st July 2024.

As Student President, you would be the main representative of all Leeds Arts University students, seeking to increase student engagement and involvement with all aspects of Leeds Arts Union and the University. Becoming a key link between students, staff and senior management, help to drive the development of the Union – with the goal to continually improve and enhance the student experience. 

Work within the Students' Union office with the support of the Union staff to develop your experience in running events and activities, creating online content and leading the Student Executive team.

The LAU Student President sits at the head of the Student Executive team, chairing meetings and developing projects in collaboration with the Student Liaison team.

Through supporting the Executive Officers and joining the the Union staff team, you would develop fantastic communication and leadership skills – playing a vital role in creating positive change for all students at LAU. 

Being part of the Union’s diverse team will provide a huge amount of experience that will be invaluable in your future. You will develop and gain skills in content creation, communication, administration, leadership and confidence building, organising and chairing meetings, planning a huge range of events and activities, campaigning and facilitating student-led change. 

The Student President attends a range of University committee meetings and is a member of the University’s Board of Governors, ensuring that the student voice is at the heart of the University’s decision making process. You’re sure to have an exciting year, learn a lot and will play an incredibly important role in making a difference to your fellow LAU students.

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