Call for UKCGE Trustee Applications 2024

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There are 3 places on the UKCGE Executive Committee available. The deadline to submit an application is Friday 9th February 2024 (closes midday).

Joining the Executive Committee

Election to the Council’s Executive Committee from our membership is central to our claim to be the voice of the postgraduate sector’, and helps us to live up to our ethos of being a charity driven by the sector for the benefit of the sector.


Anyone from a UKCGE member institution may apply to become a member of the Executive Committee.

A full list of current UKCGE member institutions is available here

Who should apply?

If you are engaged in postgraduate education through your work in a UKCGE member institution, and if you have an interest in engaging in and shaping the sector on a national level, we would love to hear from you.

UKCGE trustees play an active role in supporting the Council’s operations and contribute to its annual programme of activities and reports, and as such make a significant contribution to the sector while also developing their own skills and networks.

How to apply

To apply, you need to fill in an online form, which asks for:

  • a short biography, 
  • a statement on how you’ll help deliver the UKCGE Strategic Plan,
  • Your thoughts on how we can better advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion
  • And the names of 2 people who are willing to nominate you


Applicants have to be nominated by two representatives of different UKCGE member institutions.

Contact details of who you have been nominated should be included in your application form.

Election process and key dates

All applications are put to a vote.

The election ballot is run using a single-transferable vote at the institutional level, which is cast by a member institution’s institutional representative.

The key dates for the election are as follows:

• Friday 9th February 2024 — Closing date for nominations; please note this will close at midday.
• Tuesday 20th February 2024 — Election ballot papers sent to institutional representatives.
• Friday 8th March 2024 — The election closes at midday.
• Tuesday 12th March 2024 — Notification of results sent to nominees.
• Friday 15th March 2024 — Election ratified at UKCGE AGM.

Application Now Closed

The call for applications is now closed. Ballot information will be sent to UKCGE link members by Tuesday 20th February 2024.

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