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22 March 2010

Would you like to support Bristol University and its alumni community? Expressions of interest/nominations are now being sought for the voluntary roles of Deputy Chairman of Convocation, Convocation Committee members, and Convocation representatives on Court.

Would you like to support Bristol University and its alumni community? Expressions of interest/nominations are sought for the voluntary roles of:

Deputy Chairman of Convocation

Candidates should have senior management or leadership experience, and/or other specialist professional skills. Some travelling is required, including attending approximately four meetings in Bristol per year. The new Deputy Chairman is elected at the AGM for a three-year term. Details and application form

Member of Convocation Committee (multiple volunteer posts)

Convocation Committee is the executive body of Convocation, which determines and shapes its activities. Volunteer responsibilities include: nominating representatives to various University committees; encouraging and supporting alumni groups; and providing advice to the University’s Alumni Relations team. The Committee meets two or three times a year and is currently made up of 16 members. New members are elected at the AGM for a three-year term. Details and application form

Convocation representative on Court (multiple volunteer posts)

Each year the Annual General Meeting of Convocation elects 25 members of Convocation to serve for four years on Court, the body that comprises representatives of all the stakeholders of the University, which has total membership of about 500. Members commit to attend the annual meeting of Court, which is traditionally held on a Friday in December. Details and application form


The deadline for applications/nominations for all roles is 1 June 2010. More information on these roles, together with application/nomination forms to download, can be found on our Convocation 'Take part' page. Visit our Convocation pages for general information about Convocation, the University of Bristol’s Alumni Association.