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Top job! External Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th August 2019

  • Advertised from 22nd July 2019


Our purpose is to put our students first. We aspire to be the best student union in Scotland so that our amazing students receive the experience they deserve. We want to have fun, are open to change and empower our students to make a difference.

We do this by representing, supporting, advising and promoting the interests, health and welfare of students at Heriot-Watt University. We are a charitable company limited by guarantee and run charitable and commercial services including an advice centre, bar, shop and café.

We are looking for people who have an interest in and passion for, making a difference. The student union is about to embark on a new and ambitious strategy as well as launch a new brand. We are also in the early stages of designing a new student union building and want people who are ready to challenge status quo thinking so that we can create something unique and long lasting.

We are particularly keen to hear from people with a minority ethnic background and/or have experience in commercial services, charity governance, capital projects or finance.

Application notes

For further details about this post and how to apply please visit our website at The deadline for applications will be 9am on Monday 19th August 2019.