Are you a BU Student interested in gain valuable experience
working as part of a respected and successful
organisation making a difference to students at BU?
SUBU is looking for at least three Student Trustees to join the SUBU
Trustee Board for the academic year 2021/22.
Please note the role of Student Trustee is voluntary (unpaid),
however, we will reimburse reasonable expenses such as travel. SUBU
will also provide full training and induction on joining the Board.
SUBU is an independent charity dedicated to making the lives of
Bournemouth University students better, whether that is through
running clubs and societies, putting on events in our venues or by
supporting students with our Advice Service, we are here to be the
voice of students at Bournemouth University.
SUBU is a democratically-run organisation, led by a team of four
elected sabbatical officers, who are either students who have
recently graduated or are taking a break from their studies. SUBU is
a registered charity and has a trustee board, which ensures the
effective stewardship of the students’ union.
The role of the Trustee Board
The Board is responsible for the financial, legal and reputational
integrity of the students’ union and works with the Chief
Executive and management team to set the strategic direction of the
The SUBU board is made up of four sabbatical officers, including the
President who is the chair of the board, five lay trustees, and 4
student trustees. We are looking for at least three student trustees
to join the Board. You must be a student at Bournemouth University
for your term of office to be eligible for this role. The term of
office is for a maximum of two years.
For further details on what the role entails and how to apply then
please download this Information Pack:
Application deadline: Midday, Friday 24th September 2021
Interviews: Via Microsoft
Teams Week Commencing Monday 27th September 2021
Location: Student Centre,
Equality and Diversity
SUBU is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse
organisation to better represent the student communities that we
serve. This commitment to inclusivity is one of our organisational
values. Being a diverse organisation includes ensuring that people
from marginalised communities are involved with the decision making
processes at all levels within SUBU. This is why we encourage
applicants from the following communities to apply: People of Black,
Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, People with Disabilities,
People of marginalised genders, LGBTQIA+ All submitted applications
are redacted as part of our application process and appointments are
based on expereience, skills and competencies.