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SU Officer Myth Busters

There are a million misconceptions around Elections from those that think you can't run to be an Officer in first year to those who think campaigning is a really time comsuming period - we've put together a list of these common Elections myths to put your minds at ease! Click here to find out more.

What is an officer?

The Students’ Union is led by 8 Elected Officers. These paid, full-time Officers make decisions about how the SU is run and how it can best represent students. Click here to find out more.

Officers - who does what?

SU President
To lead the Students’ Union in representing, campaigning for and serving the needs of students at the University of Sheffield.
Sports Officer
To work with Sport Sheffield to shape the sporting opportunities available to students and champion participation in sport.
Activities Officer
To shape the activities programme (e.g. societies, volunteering) available to students and champion participation in activities.
Welfare Officer
To represent the views, interests and needs of women students and to champion and campaign for equality and liberation.
Education Officer
To lead the representation of students’ views, interests and needs in relation to all educational matters.
International Students' Officer
To represent the views, interests and needs of international students and to champion internationalisation.
SU Development Officer
To represent students’ commercial interests and lead development of the best possible commercial offer to students.
Women's Officer
To represent the views, interests and needs of women students and to champion and campaign for equality and liberation.

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