Vice President Health, Social Care & Education

Click here to apply for Vice President Health, Social Care & Education

Nominations close Thursday March 11, 4pm

The Student Officer team is made up of the President and a Vice Presidents or each academic faculty. They are full time, paid positions so you can either take a year out of your studies if you are successful, or can run in your third year to take up the post for the year following graduation. The Student Officers are responsible for leading the political and campaigning direction of the Students’ Union and representing students at university meetings.

Following the restructuring of the Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences into the Faculty of Business & Law and Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education we now have a brand-new Student Officer role. Applications are now open to become MDXSU’s first Vice President Health, Social Care & Education!

Applications are open now. Find out more about the role below or click here to apply. Applications close on Thursday 11 March at 4pm.

Only students studying a Health, Social Care or Education related course are eligible to apply for this role.

Click here to find out if your course will be in the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education.


Salary: £24,000 
Term: One year (up to two years, if re-elected) 
Start date: 14th June 2021  
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week, normally Monday-Friday) 
Location: Middlesex University, Hendon, London 

Who can become Vice President?  

Any current Middlesex University London student is eligible vote. However, you can only run for this role if you study a Health, Social Care or Education related course. You can fulfill the role as a graduate position or a placement year.  

The Job:  

As a Vice President for your Faculty, you would be one of our full-time Student Officers at Middlesex University Students’ Union, working alongside the President and other three Vice Presidents.  They are full time, paid positions so you can either take a year out of your studies if you are successful or can run in your final year to take up the post when you finish studying.  

You would lead on academic representation for students within your Faculty, working with Student Voice Leaders (who are elected to represent each year of each course) to identify issues and campaign for change. You’ll also work with key University and Students' Union staff to make change happen.  

You could also lead on MDXSU’s work on student life, the environment, student welfare, or our amazing student groups.   

Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the lead MDXSU representative for students within your Faculty, providing effective representation for these students, and implementing ideas and projects to improve their experience 
  • Lead on priority MDXSU campaigns to promote change that benefits students 
  • Gather student views, opinions, ideas and feedback 
  • Attend regular meetings with the executive team and other members of staff across the university, talking about issues that affect students, and ensuring that students are considered in everything that the university does 
  • Act as a representative of MDX students beyond the University, such as on a national level within the National Union of Students (NUS), or within meetings of relevant local community and policy-forming bodies 
  • Work on directing the vision, mission, values and strategic priorities of the Students’ Union
  • Champion liberation, equality, diversity and inclusion 
  • Attend training courses and other opportunities for personal and professional development 

Student Officers should be... 

  • Passionate about student issues and making change 
  • Approachable 
  • Comfortable talking to students 
  • Willing to learn 
  • Flexible and happy to work in a dynamic environment 

Throughout this role you will be supported by MDXSU staff to develop a variety of skills and will have the opportunity to attend external conferences and training. 


Voting opens on Monday 22nd until Thursday 25th March. During this period, students will be able to vote for which candidate they want to be elected.

If you’d like more information, please contact our team at elections@mdx.ac.uk