Welfare & Liberation roles

The Welfare and Liberation Officer works to ensure student life is fairer and every student has the same opportunities. They are the lead Student Officer responsible for:

  • Leading Durham SU’s policy and campaigns on welfare, including health and wellbeing, accommodation and equality and diversity
  • Enhancing non-academic facilities within the University
  • Championing equality and diversity
  • Supporting and coordinating self-defining students to come together in Durham SU’s liberation associations and liberation and rights campaigns
  • Supporting student representatives to effectively improve welfare and liberation at Durham University
  • Internal and external community liaison, including statutory bodies
  • Championing the Union’s work in the community, including charity fundraising
  • All Student Officers are also Trustees of the Students' Union. You can read about these responsibilities here.