Career Development

Chairperson (2024-25)

The chairmanship of the Ukrainian Students Union is a volunteer position with a one-year mandate and is the highest electable position within the organization.

Main responsibilities include:

- Coordinating the activities of all society members, including through term meetings of the Presidential Council, and onboarding/recruiting potential new members.

- Proposing and processing collaborative campaign or event ideas with student societies, including non-Ukrainian student organizations.

- Representing the USU and Ukrainian students at the highest level at intercollegiate conferences, embassy visits, and other public or private events.

- Organizing flagship conferences, such as the annual Summit of Ukrainian Students.

- Liaising and participating in core meetings of the USU, including weekly briefs to the team and the Board of Trustees


  1. Currently enrolled at a UK-based university, pursuing either an undergraduate or masters degree (first-year BA or PhD students are not eligible)
  2. Cannot be an active president of a society or hold any other potential commitments that would interfere with active duty of a Chairperson
  3. Proven track record of involvement in the life of the USU and/or university Ukrainian society
  4. Humble and high-integrity invidual, experience in volunteering or student activism is a plus
  5. Developed communication and diplomatic skills, experienced team player and leader
  6. English and Ukrainian speaker (professional)

Application process:

After applying, candidates should expect an email from up to 14 days after the deadline on whether their applications have been successful. More information will be sent out if chosen for the next stage.

Deadline: Saturday midnight, 02.03

Programme Objectives

Eligibility Criteria

Selection Process


Submit a written application


Proceed to next stage


Nominees voted and approved by Presidential Council

Participating Institutions

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The Ukrainian Students Union (USU) is pleased to announce an open call for position of  USU: Chairperson for the year of 2024-25.

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