TU Dublin Students’ Union has interesting positions for students in TU Dublin SU CLG (the company behind TU Dublin Students’ Union). Any registered student is eligible to nominate themselves for these positions, and the positions are filled by a vote in Student Council. Please consider nominating yourself to be a student member – it will give you valuable experience for the working life, new connections, and interesting experiences!  

 

Student Members of TU Dublin SU CLG 

 

What is TU Dublin SU CLG?

TU Dublin SU operations are run by a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG), which is owned by the Students of TU Dublin by virtue of their membership of the Union. The company does not involve itself with the Politics of the elected representatives of the Students Union and instead is tasked with the operational functions of the Union (such as Financial Management and Human Resources). All of these functions are provided in order to support the work of the elected officer team of the Students Union.

What do Members of TU Dublin SU CLG do?

The members of the CLG (not to be confused with the members of the SU) are elected by Student Council and attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company. An AGM is a meeting of members of a company at which the members can ask questions and get information about the company, and where the audited accounts are presented for adoption. In the event of an Emergency General Meeting (EGM), they will also be required to attend.

Who can be a Member of TU Dublin SU CLG?

The members are the six Vice Presidents of TU Dublin SU, the Independent Chair of TU Dublin SU CLG and six students. At least one student must be a student studying in Blanchardstown, at least one student must be a student studying in Tallaght and at least two students must be studying in City Campus. The remaining 2 positions can be appointed from any campus. Student Members must be registered students of TU Dublin for the duration of their term (1st July– 30th June).

What is the benefit of becoming a Student Member of TU Dublin SU CLG?

The members of TU Dublin SU CLG get to attend the Annual General Meeting and see how a company is run. They also get a chance to see insights to financial aspects of the SU. This role doesn’t take too much of your time because generally, the members of TU Dublin SU CLG attend one meeting a year (usually in March). Having said that, the role still looks very good on your CV and you get valuable experience for the future. You are also part of a very important role as a student making sure that the company is being run correctly. You don't need any experience from before (we will help you with everything) so this is a great way to learn too!

How can you become a Student Member of TU Dublin SU CLG?

Nominations for Student Members for the Academic year 2022-2023 open on the 27th of October 2022 and are open until the 20th November 2022 via an online nomination form here.   

Any registered students can nominate themself for the positions. The Student Members of TU Dublin SU CLG are appointed by Student Council, so all nominees must attend the Student Council meeting at 6pm on the 30th November in Bolton Street Room BST281 and give a short introduction on why they are going for the position. After the meeting, Student Council will elect the 6 members. Please note that Student Members elected in Student Council must be registered students of TU Dublin for the duration of their term (1st July 2022 – 30th June 2023) and their registration status may be confirmed by TU Dublin SU. We hope you consider going for the position – if you have any questions, please contact Anna at anna.perho@tudublinsu.ie.

 

 

Student Directors of TU Dublin SU CLG  

 

What do Directors of TU Dublin SU CLG do?

Because of our status as a CLG, we are required to have a Board that consist of directors. A company director is someone appointed to manage and run the company on the behalf of the members. Directors have duties under both company law and the company’s constitution, and they meet around 8-10 times in an academic year. At the meetings, the Board of directors discuss and make decisions on the current issues about the operational side of the Students’ Union, and they also have committees who discuss the aspects of Finance, Audit and Risk; HR and Remuneration and Nominations.

Who can be a Director of TU Dublin SU CLG?

The directors of TU Dublin SU CLG are four full-time elected officers, five external directors and four students appointed by Student Council. Student Directors are appointed by campus as follows: one from Blanchardstown, one from Tallaght and 2 from City Campus. Student Directors must be registered students of TU Dublin for the duration of their term (1st July– 30th June).

What is the benefit of becoming a Student Director of TU Dublin SU CLG?

The Directors of TU Dublin SU CLG get a unique chance to see how a company is run. They get to work with a team that has expertise on managing a company, and make important decisions on the operational side of the Union (e.g. recruitment and finances). Student Directors also receive a meeting fee of €50 – so these are paid positions. Student Director positions are a brilliant opportunity especially for students who are interested in how a company decision-making process works! Further, you do not have to have any prior experience about this as we (and the external members) will guide you throughout the year.

How can you become a Student Directors of TU Dublin SU CLG?

Nominations for Student Directors for the Academic year 2022-2023 open on the 27th of October 2022 and are open until the 20th November 2022 via an online nomination form here.   

Currently we have one position open, and it is for a student from Tallaght Campus (only Tallaght Campus students can apply as other positions were filled in spring 2022). The Student Directors of TU Dublin SU CLG are appointed by Student Council, so all nominees must attend the Student Council meeting at 6pm on the 30th November in Bolton Street Room BST281 and give a short introduction on why they are going for the position. After the meeting, Student Council will elect the Student Director via online election. Please note that Student Directors elected in Student Council must be registered students of TU Dublin for the duration of their term (1st July 2022 – 30th June 2023) and their registration status may be confirmed by TU Dublin SU. We hope you consider going for the position – if you have any questions please contact Anna at anna.perho@tudublinsu.ie.

 

You can find more information about the CLG here.