As described across this website the students’ unions are quite unique in how they operate, govern themselves, aim to achieve and then deliver their services and support.
For someone looking at the SU sector as a possible career destination, the knowledge found in this site can help you decide if the sector could be right for them or not. What are the elements of SUs that you would thrive in and enjoy? Are there any elements that would drive you crazy or you see as less important or you feel would be a distraction from other working areas?
For those who have led on recruiting staff from outside the sector we have received often common feedback. These may be read almost as pros and cons of the sector: