Please complete this form by 15 January 2023 if you would like to take part in the election of the Executive Committee 2023 of the Cambridge University Brazilian Society (CUBS).
We invite you all to join the new committee and make this welcoming space more vibrant, inclusive and diverse in 2023 by promoting exciting social, cultural and academic initiatives in Cambridge. Being part of a society’s executive committee can be one of the most significant experiences of the Cambridge academic journey, broadening and strengthening the possibilities for developing your network at the university and beyond. Applications for all positions are now open, and anyone who is a CUBS member currently enrolled at the University of Cambridge is eligible to apply. In mid-January (date to be confirmed), the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held to define the new executive committee.
Please access the form with more information to apply for any position at https://cubsbrazil.org/elections/
Note: the form can only be accessed via your Cambridge email
Please direct your questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. We recommend that before filling in the form, you read CUBS Constitution – https://cubsbrazil.org/new-cubs-constitution/
The mandatory roles to constitute the society are:
(1) President/Chair – overall management of the CUBS activities and to promote ongoing engagement of members;
(2) Vice President – support the President/Chair in the overall management of the CUBS activities and to promote ongoing engagement of members;
(2) Secretary – general management of the CUBS agenda and the organisation of meetings (e.g. invitations, agenda, minutes, etc);
(3) Junior Treasurer – management and control of CUBS finances, as well as the list of active members;
plus the “Senior Treasurer” role which is not defined through this election process; and shall be appointed by the elected members of the Executive Committee.
The other positions open for next year’s committee are:
(4) Social and Cultural Events Officer, responsible for leading the planning and organisation of CUBS social and cultural events with the collaboration of other members;
(5) Academic Events Officer, responsible for leading the planning and organisation of CUBS academic events with the collaboration of other members (ex.: the X Oxbridge on Brazilian Studies);
(6) Communication and Social Media Officer responsible for managing of CUBS communication channels (website and contact email) and CUBS social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube);
(7) Political and Community Engagement Officer responsible for developing a political articulation agenda with external actors (e.g. Brazilian societies of other universities in the UK, academic institutions in Brazil, Cambridge research groups, among others).
The additional roles (4, 5, 6 and 7) may be carried out by more than one person of the Executive Committee, as long as a first officer with primary responsibility for the role is defined.