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Committee Positions

The Chair is responsible for directing the campaign, setting objectives and representing iCUSU publicly. This includes setting goals for the campaign, communicating with the univeristy and chairing Executive meetings, as well as Open Meetings. He/She liaises with CUSU and other autonomous campaigns, and also manages the budget. The Chair also has a vote on CUSU Council (which happens fortnightly every term).

The Vice-Chair facilitates communication between the Chair and the committee members, and also assists with administrative matters. In the absence or unavailability of the Chair, he/she presides as Chair in meetings. He/she also has the authority to manage the campaign's account.

The Secretary assists the Chair in administrative matters, acting in consort with the Vice-Chair to facilitate communication between committee members. He/She will also take minutes at meetings (Executive and Open meetings).

The College Coordinator facilitates communication between colleges and iCUSU, as well as between college reps. He/She will be the primary point of contact for college reps.

The Freshers Officer organises International Freshers Week, which takes place before the beginning of Michaelmas term, and includes social events and talks. He/She also helps new international students prior to their arrival in Cambridge, and edits the international Freshers Guide.

The Publicity Office handles the publicity of iCUSU, including the maintenance of the websites, the mailing list, and its online presence in general.

The Social Officer organises social events including the iCUSU formal, held regularly during term-time. This will involve the help of the College Coordinator, as well as individual college reps.

The Society Coordinator facilitates communication with and between international societies in Cambridge. He/She maintains a list of all international societies in Cambridge.

The Welfare Officer is responsible for looking after the welfare needs of international students. This includes arranging Exam Relief talks, holding welfare sessions, and addressing any other issues that affect the well-being of international students.

The access officer is responsible for the operation of iCUSU Access Campaign, aiming at introducing Cambridge to potential international students and breaking the barrier for them to apply. She/he organises Access Ambassadors training programs and provide guidance in organising access events in home countries.

The General Committee, not a member of the executive, will assist the executive (above positions) in any way that is required. This usually involves helping out at social events where organisational help is required, especially during International Freshers' Week and other social events.

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