Election Posts

KCLSU Spring Elections 2020

The polls open at 06:00 on Thursday 27 February 2020 (in 9 days)

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Bioscience Students' Association - Education Director

The Education Director will ensure that bioscience students are academically represented in their respective degree programs. This includes corroborating and presenting student feedback regarding academic performance to the faculty during School Education Committee Meetings. The role also involves working with the Events Team to organise academic events to support students during their studies which often involves coordinating with the PAL Scheme and other bioscience societies.

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Bioscience Students' Association - Education Officer

Under the guidance of the Education Direction, the Education Officer will assist in representing the academic needs of all bioscience students. This includes proactively collecting feedback from students and then presenting any findings and proposing changes to faculty. This role will also involve organising academic events and overseeing any student engagement schemes.

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Bioscience Students' Association - Events Director

This role involves organising the events hosted or co-hosted by the BSA and then ensuring that the standards of the BSA are upheld at such activities. The Director must coordinate with both faculty to assist in the organisation of Welcome Week events and also encourage community engagement with other student societies. This would involve maintaining the relationship of the BSA with KCLSU and other associations as well as attending monthly meetings with staff.

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Bioscience Students' Association - President

The President is responsible for overseeing the actions, functions and performance of the committee members of the BSA. They must regularly meet with faculty leaders, KCLSU and students to ensure that student representation remains the priority of the association. The President must also support the committee members in all their duties and ensure that that the BSA constitution is upheld. They must work with all committee members as well as the leaders of other societies and associations to encourage wider and proactive engagement. 

Only individuals who have previously been on the BSA committee may run for the President position.

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Bioscience Students' Association - Social Media Director

This role involves overseeing all the social media channels used by the BSA. This includes publicising information on upcoming events and activities and ensuring that the information is accurate and accessible to all students. The social media director is also responsible for communicating with and responding to students through such channels, including social media and email. 

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Bioscience Students' Association - Social Media Officer

Under the guidance of the Social Media Director, the officer will facilitate social media correspondence and ensure that all events are accurately publicised. They are also responsible for being a point of contact for students through respective channels and to respond to any comments or queries. 

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Bioscience Students' Association - Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for all financial duties for the BSA. This involves managing the BSA finances including requesting funds and organising merchandise throughout the year, specifically for Welcome Week and Fresher's Fair. The Treasurer is also responsible for seeking potential sponsorship and representing the financial needs of the students to both BSA committee members and to faculty.

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Bioscience Students' Association - Vice-President

The Vice-President supports the President in the running of the committee and the association as a whole. This would involve attending faculty events including monthly meetings with the Dean of Bioscience and Education Committee Meetings to act as both a BSA and student representative. The role also involves facilitating communication between the BSA members and also with other student societies to encourage community engagement. 

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Bioscience Students' Association - Welfare Director

The Welfare Director is responsible for the welfare of all bioscience students by representing their needs to both the committee and faculty level. This involves organising welfare events and projects alongside the Events Team which includes the running of the peer-mentoring Mums and Dads Scheme throughout the year. The Welfare Director will also work with KCLSU to organise events during key dates such as Wellbeing Week.

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Bioscience Students' Association - Welfare Officer

This role involves working under the guidance of the Welfare Director to aid in the running of the Mums and Dads Scheme and other welfare events. This includes working with the Events Team to organise welfare activities and to also represent the welfare needs of all bioscience students to faculty. 

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - Cicely Saunders PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - Dental PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - IoPPN PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - James Black Centre PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - Kings College Hospital PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - Rayne PGR Officer

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Denmark Hill PGR Association - Wohl PGR Officer

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Dental Student Council - Academic Director

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Dental Student Council - Chair

The Chair of the Dental Council needs to have been on council committee for the previous year and must be in BDS4. If you have not been on the committee council for the past year and are not in BDS4 then you will not be eligible to apply for this role.
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Dental Student Council - IT and Publicity Officer

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Dental Student Council - PAL Officer

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Dental Student Council - Secretary

The Secretary of the Dental Council needs to have been on council committee for the previous year. If you have not been on the committee council for the past year then you will not be eligible to apply for this role.
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Dental Student Council - Treasurer

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Dental Student Council - Vice Chair

The Vice Chair of the Dental Council needs to have been on council committee for the previous year and must be in BDS3 or BDS4. If you have not been on the committee council for the past year and are not in BDS4 or BDS3 then you will not be eligible to apply for this role.
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Dental Student Council - Welfare Director

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Dental Student Council - Welfare Events Officer

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Disabled Students' Officer

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as disabled in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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First Generation Officer

KCLSU Networks are where we come together to build active and supportive student-led communities, that organise to represent themselves and work together to meet their community’s needs. The First Generation Officer leads the First Generation Network. You must self-define as first generation in order to stand for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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International Officer

KCLSU Networks are where we come together to build active and supportive student-led communities, that organise to represent themselves and work together to meet their community’s needs. The International Officer leads the International Students' Network. You must be an international student to stand for this role.
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IoPPN Student Forum - Treasurer

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Law Council - Anglo-French Law 2nd Year Rep

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Law Council - Anglo-German Law 2nd Year Rep

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Law Council - Anglo-Spanish Law 2nd Year Rep

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Law Council - LLB 2nd Year Representative (2 places)

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Law Council - LLB 3rd Year Representative (2 places)

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Law Council - Politics, Philosophy & Law 2nd Year Representative

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Law Council - Politics, Philosophy & Law 3rd Year Representative

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Law Council - Politics, Philosophy & Law 4th Year Representative

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Law Council - President

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Law Council - Vice President Academics & Curriculum

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Law Council - Vice President Law Families & Community

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Law Forum - Public Relations Officer

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LGBT+ Officer (open place)

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as LGBT+ in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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LGBT+ Officer (trans place)

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as trans in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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Mature Students' Officer

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as a mature student in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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MSA - Communications and Technology Director

This role is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the MSA’s digital front. This includes the management and update of the website, the creation of graphic/publicity materials for MSA events/campaigns and the management of the social media officer and their activity.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email rosie.parker@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Community and Activities Director

The remit of this role includes social activities, campus events and sports and societies, with a renewed emphasis on representing students and activity groups. In 2019/20 this team will be responsible the MSA’s charitable activities and/or events. This includes facilitating the choice of supported charted charities and coordination of fundraising efforts.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email millicent.metz@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Community and Activities Officer (2 places)

These roles join a team led by the Community & Activities Director. They work with each other and the Director to organise Fresher’s Fortnight over the summer holidays, so should be available to deliver a clear plan by the end of July, in time for when A Level results are released. They will run inclusive and engaging events throughout the year to build and maintain a sense of community amongst medical students across sites and across years.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email samar.al-shamaa@kcl.ac.uk or antony.fernando@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Education Director

The mainstay of this role is to manage the MSA’s educational outputs such as Peer Assisted Learning and What I Wish I Knew, with the support of Officers. Further to this, the role should include representation for GKT students’ educational needs. The new Education Director will advise the President and Vice-President on how to develop the MSA with respect to education, and how to proactively represent students on education and assessment issues.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email tasneem.1.ahmed@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Education Officer

This role joins a team led by the Education Director. It is responsible for the organisation of the MSA’s events and services such as What I Wish I Knew and OSCE series, under the guidance of the Director. They are expected to attend a monthly Committee Meeting as well as meet regularly with the Education team.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email marianne.beach@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Final Year Committee Chair

Responsible for organising and promoting the Graduation Ball, Yearbook, Results Day celebrations and a mock clinical examination for students. Reports to and is supported by the Community & Activities Director. They will appoint or elect a wider team in consultation with the Director.

The chair is responsible for organising the major graduation ball for medical students, producing the yearbook, and organising events in the run up in to provide funding. They will also organise mock OSCEs for 4th year medical students; the chair will elect a committee of their own to help with these task. The role is a hugely important and time-consuming task, but one you will be remembered and treasured by your colleagues for! 

Applicants must be adept at organising large scale events and managing a subcommittee efficiently. *Applicants for their position must be a medical student entering their final year of study*

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MSA - Finance Director

This role has recently been expanded to emphasise student representation on student finance issues. The Finance Director keeps the Association’s books balanced, and is responsible (with the president) for the management of MSA finances.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email malaika.jindal@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Halfway Ball Committee Chair

Responsible for organising and promoting the annual Halfway Dinner for third year students. Reports to and is supported by the Community & Activities Director. They will appoint or elect a wider team in consultation with the Director.

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MSA - Peer Assisted Learning Officer

This role joins a team led by the Education Director. It is responsible for the organisation, coordination and scrutiny of the MSA’s Peer Assisted Learning scheme. This requires ensuring that tutors are trained and well supported and that the overall quality of the Scheme is high.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email alison.clarke@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - President

The President leads the MSA and oversees its overall direction. They ensure that team members are well supported in their roles. They represent students directly, for example through membership of committees. They are supported by the VP in their duties. Further to this, they will automatically be a member of the United Hospitals MedGroup committee, working with other London MSA’s to address broader student issues. This is a very time consuming role which requires Committee experience.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email faeez.ramjan@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Secretary

The secretary keeps the MSA running as smoothly as possible and makes sure that internal information is managed properly. They stay on top of emails and prepare the weekly newsletter to students. They pull together important documents such the Fresher’s guide.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email annette.yeboah@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Social Media Officer

This role has been introduced to reflect the importance and size of the MSA’s social media activity. The mainstay of their job will be working under the guidance of the Communication and Technology Director to disseminate and publicise the MSA work and events. Further to this, they will work closely with the secretary to manage the MSA social media (Facebook) inbox.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email dana.rahimi@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Sponsorship Officer

The Sponsorship Officer has 2 main roles: organising incoming sponsorship for the MSA and overseeing outgoing sponsorship for GKT sports and societies, through the means of the GKT development fund.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email holly.brownlee@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Sports & Societies Liaison Officer

This role joins a team led by the Community & Activities Director. They contribute to Fresher’s Fortnight by organising the GKT Fresher’s Fair for GKT Sports and Societies. They act as the liaison between GKT student groups and the MSA Core Committee, and advise the Director on how best to represent their interests to the School and KCLSU on issues such as facilities.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email phoebe.read@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Vice-President

Supports the president in the running of the MSA and more specifically to organise and run the MSA Representative scheme. The VP is expected to attend school meetings, e.g. Programme management meetings, SSLCs and faculty development meetings as the student representative. Occasionally you may be asked to sit on faculty interview panels and interview candidates from a student perspective. You are expected to be a point of contact for both faculty and students and need to be able to facilitate communication between the MSA Representatives and the school.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email ahmaad.bashir@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Welfare Director

This role is responsible for managing and developing the MSA’s Welfare events, campaigns and projects; with the support of a Projects Officer. They also represent students on welfare, wellbeing, and professionalism. They are a member of the School’s Student Affairs and Professionalism Subcommittee.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email james.mcparlin@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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MSA - Welfare Officer (2 places)

These roles work with the Welfare Director to assist in organising welfare events and services such Wellbeing Week. There has been the addition of an extra welfare officer, with the anticipation of expanding and elaborating on the teams provision.

For a detailed role description please refer to the MSA Committee Election Handbook here, or email vinay.tailor@kcl.ac.uk and kate.baird@kcl.ac.uk for questions about the role.

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NUS National Conference Delegate (8 places)

NUS National Conference Delegates represent King’s students at the NUS National Conference (Tuesday 31 March - Thursday 2 April) and help shape the national conversation.
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People of Colour Officer

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as a person of colour in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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President (full-time, paid)

Chair of KCLSU Trustee Board, providing leadership for KCLSU and the Board, responsible for performance managing the KCLSU Chief Executive. Attends the NUS National Conference as KCLSU’s lead delegate. Attends King’s College London’s Council as a member of the Council.
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Student Parents and Carers (Family) Officer

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Vice President Activities & Development (full-time, paid)

Lead Officer for the development of student activities, societies and clubs. By nominating yourself for this position, you are agreeing to the KCLSU Trustee Code of Conduct. You can read it here: https://www.kclsu.org/pageassets/elections/studentofficers/KCLSU-Trustee-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
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Vice President Education (Arts & Sciences) (full time, paid)

Lead Officer for the educational experience of students in the Arts & Sciences faculties. Only students from the faculties of Arts & Humanities, Law, NMS or SSPP can stand for this role. By nominating yourself for this position, you are agreeing to the KCLSU Trustee Code of Conduct. You can read it here: https://www.kclsu.org/pageassets/elections/studentofficers/KCLSU-Trustee-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
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Vice President Education (Health) (full time, paid)

Lead Officer for the educational experience of students in the Health faculties. Only students from the faculties of Dentistry, Life Sciences, Medicine, IoPPN or Nursing and Midwifery can stand for this role. By nominating yourself for this position, you are agreeing to the KCLSU Trustee Code of Conduct. You can read it here: https://www.kclsu.org/pageassets/elections/studentofficers/KCLSU-Trustee-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
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Vice President Postgraduate (full-time, paid)

Lead Officer for the development of postgraduate student life. Only postgraduate students can stand for this role. By nominating yourself for this position, you are agreeing to the KCLSU Trustee Code of Conduct. You can read it here: https://www.kclsu.org/pageassets/elections/studentofficers/KCLSU-Trustee-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
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Vice President Welfare & Community (full-time, paid)

Lead Officer for the development of student wellbeing and under-represented student communities. By nominating yourself for this position, you are agreeing to the KCLSU Trustee Code of Conduct. You can read it here: https://www.kclsu.org/pageassets/elections/studentofficers/KCLSU-Trustee-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
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Women's Officer

Network Officers work with their communities to represent students within the union, collaborating with the College and taking student views to a national level with NUS. It is a part-time, voluntary role for one year. You must self-define as a woman in order to stand and vote for this position. Click 'Profile' to self-define.
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