Student Trustee

This position is available to current Leeds Beckett students only.

Leeds Beckett Students’ Union exists to make the lives of our 25,000 student members better. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated student trustees to join our Board of Trustees.

Our Board of Trustees comprises 4 student officer trustees, 4 external trustees, 1 trustee nominated by the University and 4 student trustees. Together, the Board provides strategic direction for the SU and hold the Chief Executive to account as well as using their individual expertise to provide support and advice.

The Board of Trustees meets 5 times a year (usually in October, December, February, April and May) at our Leeds City Centre campus. In addition to the main Trustee role, there is an opportunity to further volunteer on our Audit, Finance and HR Committee, and our Governance and Nominations Committee.

Interested in helping us to make students’ lives better? We would love to hear from you!

Application is by CV and a written statement detailing why you are applying for the role and how you meet the requirements outlined in our person specification. Please send your application to Please read the job description carefully before applying. 

For an informal discussion about the role of trustee please contact Nicky Goldthorpe by emailing or phoning 0113 81 28406.

As we expect high interest in this role, we will be unable to provide feedback on individual CVs. If you have any questions, please email

Please Note: Interviews will be held digitally in order to ensure the health and safety of all candidates and the interview panel. Candidates will be expected to have a stable internet connection and working camera and microphone for their interview.