Candidate to Presidial responsible for Student Welfare Matters

The role of Presidial responsible for Student Welfare Matters encompasses four main areas of responsibility: the stuent union’s finances, national education policy, equality and diversity issues, and Studentlund and other external collaborations. The role also includes helping individual students with different issues related to their education. Since you will work with national education policy, your job will include some trips within Sweden. Since this is a presidial position, you can also be elected as President of the Social Sciences Student Union.

A complete instruction for Presidial responsible for Student Welfare Matters can be found in the bylaws.


In order to be comfortable in this position, you need to be structured, responsible and want to make connections. You need to be interested in and understand the education policy matters that affect social sciences students, and have knowledge about political processes.

High proficiency in Swedish and English is a requirement


  • Knowledge about finances and economy
  • Experience of working in an organisation
  • Previous involvement in student life (not necessarily the student union, though that is beneficial)


The application period is 24 March – 6 April, 23:59. Note that the possibility to nominate someone else closes 31 March, 23:59. Your application should include both a CV and a personal letter.

Your personal letter should include the following: A short introduction of yourself and which position you are applying for; Relevant previous experience; Why you are applying; Your visions for the student union.

Applications are submitted via the Google Form linked below, where you also book a time for an interview.

Note that the Doodle-form does not send a confirmation of the interview time that you book, which means that you are yourself responsible for keeping track of the time. Hence, we recommend you to write it down as soon as you booked it!

If the google form does not work, you can email your application to