President roles

The President is the chief spokesperson for the Students’ Union and the highest student representative at Durham. They are the lead Officer responsible for:

  • Increasing participation and engagement by members in the activities, democracy and governance of the Union and its subsidiary groups
  • Effective implementation and administration of the governance and democratic structures of the Union
  • Communications, including being the chief spokesperson
  • Liaison between the Union and the University
  • Liaison between the Union and the Common Rooms
  • Liaison between the Union and the National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Liaison between the Officer Team and the Durham SU Chief Executive
  • Leading the Durham University delegation at NUS National Conference
  • Coordinating the Student Officer Team
  • All Student Officers are also Trustees of the Students' Union. You can read about these responsibilities here.