Become a Student Trustee!


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“Being a Trustee helped me to build knowledge for my future career – it’s an opportunity to develop invaluable skills in a supportive environment.”


What is the Board of Trustees and what is a Trustee responsible for?

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Students' Union. The Board of Trustees approve and monitor strategic direction of the SU, inline with the best interests of the members and the business, ensuring the SU comply with current Legislation, guidance and Financial Regulations. Additionally, the Board of Trustees are responsible for determining level of risk and manage risk accordingly, alongside delegating various control to Sub-Committees and the Chief Executive.

Other key responsibilities of the Board include: mapping out and regularly reviewing the strategic direction of the organisation; ensuring the policies and activites of the SU form good practice and are in-keeping with our aims; securing the long term financial stability of the SU; and ensuring our resources are used to best effect.


What is a Trustee?

The Trustees are collectively responsible for ensuring that the Lincoln Students' Union is run effectively, compliant with Charity Commission and other relevant legislation, financially secure and sets the strategic direction of the organisation.


Why should I become a Trustee? What are the benefits?

Becoming a trustee provides you with an opportunity to develop employability skills such as:

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communication
  • Collaboration

“In addition to advancing my professional skills, being a Trustee has been an honour and a big responsibility.”
- Hatem, current PG Student Trustee

“Being a Trustee helped me to build knowledge for my future career – it’s an opportunity to develop invaluable skills in a supportive environment.”
- Patricia, current Mature Student Trustee


Become a Trustee!

The Students' Union are currently recruiting a new Mature Student Trustee and PG Student Trustee.

To apply for the Student Trustee positions click here.

Lincoln Students' Union building is now closed until further notice.

Find information, FAQs and ways to contact us here