Board member and trustee

Voluntary position


Bucks Students’ Union is seeking to recruit a new trustees to join our Board and help support our continued development. As a registered charity with a turnover in excess of £2.5 million and a career staff team of 40, Bucks Students’ Union provides a range of services to our diverse membership of c20,000 students.

Our services include an Advice Centre and Representation Department, a 1,200 capacity social space, a catering operation, a vibrant student newspaper and a wide-ranging programme of sportingdevelopmentalrecreational and volunteering activities.

As part of our Board, you will support the Chief Executive Officer, the elected officers and the wider team in the continued delivery of our high-quality services and assuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation.

We would welcome applicants with a keen understanding of higher education and issues affecting students and a passion for supporting the development of organisations in the third sector as well as a strong alignment with our values. In particular, we would encourage applications from individuals with legal and/or governance experience.

All trustee positions are voluntary (expenses provided) and offer a range of personal development opportunities.

If you have any questions about this role or for an informal chat about it, please contact Tristan Tipping, Chief Executive Officer by email – Registration of interest should be emailed to, and include a CV and covering letter.


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