Student Elections 2022

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Student Union President

The President's main focus is improving the student experience and representing the views of Heriot Watt students to the University. They lead the Full-Time Officer team, and make sure students are at the heart of everything the University does as they sit on University Court, as well as a bunch of other incredibly important committees. The President also leads on Postgraduate Representation!
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Sports Union President

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Student Union Vice President Community

The VP Community will support societies and volunteers, helping to develop them and increase their reach as well as planning events and initiatives to build community on our UK campuses. They will campaign and represent students on issues affecting their lives such as housing and transport as well as leading the work on sustainability.
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Student Union Vice President Education

The VP Education's main focus will be on academic issues and representing the views of students to the University to improve the learning and teaching experience.
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Student Union Vice President Wellbeing

The VP Wellbeing is the first point of contact for student Equality and Diversity issues and liberation campaigns. They run the Student Wellbeing Group and work closely with the students that attend it to advocate for positive change in issues facing students identifying as LGBT+, Women, International, Black Asian and Minority Ethnic, and Disabled.
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Sports Union Vice President

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Student Member of Parliament (5 places)

There are 5 Student Members of Parliament and there is no set remit for any of these positions to work on throughout the year. It is up to them to create, change or fix anything they want and they can run on any issue or cause they feel needs to be addressed. They will work closely with the Full-Time Officers to support their work.
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School MP - EGIS

This is a role for undergraduate students. As a School MP, you will support the Vice President Education and work with them to fix issues faced by students to improve academic life at Heriot-Watt. You will attend School Officer Meetings every two weeks where you'll develop effective meeting management and problem-solving skills and drive positive change for students. You'll also support School Officers and Class Reps at Academic Congress, working with the VP Education and Academic Coordinator t
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School MP - MACS

This is a role for undergraduate students. As a School MP, you will support the Vice President Education and work with them to fix issues faced by students to improve academic life at Heriot-Watt. You will attend School Officer Meetings every two weeks where you'll develop effective meeting management and problem-solving skills and drive positive change for students. You'll also support School Officers and Class Reps at Academic Congress, working with the VP Education and Academic Coordinator t
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School MP - SoSS & EBS

This is a role for undergraduate students. As a School MP, you will support the Vice President Education and work with them to fix issues faced by students to improve academic life at Heriot-Watt. You will attend School Officer Meetings every two weeks where you'll develop effective meeting management and problem-solving skills and drive positive change for students. You'll also support School Officers and Class Reps at Academic Congress, working with the VP Education and Academic Coordinator t
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School MP - SoTD

This is a role for undergraduate students. As a School MP, you will support the Vice President Education and work with them to fix issues faced by students to improve academic life at Heriot-Watt. You will attend School Officer Meetings every two weeks where you'll develop effective meeting management and problem-solving skills and drive positive change for students. You'll also support School Officers and Class Reps at Academic Congress, working with the VP Education and Academic Coordinator t
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Sports Union Executive (6 places)

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