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Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

As Postgraduate Research Students' Officer, you are the main representative of PhD students at LSE, responsible for campaigning to improve their experiences.

Key responsibilities

The Postgraduate Research Students’ Officer is the main representative of PhD students both within the Students’ Union and LSE as a whole. They do this through a variety of ways, such as campaigning on issues that affect PhD students and directing the Student Union’s work centred around improving the student experience, ensuring that their views are heard at all levels of LSE and LSESU.

You will also have the chance to put on events for your constituency throughout the year, as well working with groups such as GTAs and the PhD Academy to improve the provision of services for PhD students.

  • Represent all PhD students within the SU and LSE

  • Campaigning on issues affecting PhD students and directing the Student Union’s work to improve the experience of PhD students 

  • Organise events for your constituency throughout the year 

  • Work with groups such as GTAs and the PhD Academy to improve the provision of services for PhD students

  • Flexible working around PhD studies 

  • International students are encouraged to stand