- International officer


General description

The International officer of Uppsala student union is the senior representative for international students within the student union. The international officer will work to influence Uppsala University by participating in meetings with Internationaliseringsrådet (INRÅ). Work to influence the decision-making within Uppsala student union in order to safeguard and promote the interests of international students, and provide an international perspective on current issues. The position entails both independent work as well as participation in relevant group and committee meetings that are connected to, or have a direct effect on, international students.

The mandate as International officer stretches till the end of the spring semester 2018, and is not remunerated

Some examples of the work tasks: 

• To consult and provide advice on further internationalization and diversity promotion within Uppsala student union.

• To take part as a co-opted member in Uppsala student unions board meetings, when issues concerning international students or internationalization is going to be discussed.

• To facilitate integration of international students at Uppsala student union.

• To assist the work of the international Buddy Programme

• To write at least one article in the newspaper Ergo, in English.


If you are interested in applying send an email to polsek [at] us.uu.se Don't forget to mention what you're applying to in the subject line.