How does it work?
A lot of people and functions make it all come together. In this section you can learn who has the final say, who arranges the annual wakeboard contests and who runs the union on a daily basis.
Student union council
These 35 student have the final say. Our highest decision making body consisting if 35 democratically elected students.
Decides about: union budget, principal matters, trustee assignments and operational plan among other things. Convenes: 8 times/year
Go to council page for videos, briefs and more info.
You and everyone else belong to a certain student division. They can be considered local offices within the union but are independently run. They have their own committees and societies who are in charge of everything from throwing parties to arranging job fairs. They also have members meetings (sektionsmöten) a lot like the council meetings.
These groups are focused on hobbies, sports and culture and are run independently. Half of the members must be students at Chalmers. Any member can start a society. Go to the list of societies.
Groups of students assigned to perform and maintain a certain task. The management board elects the president and treasurer of each committee. The committee then elects its other members, usually on an annual basis. For more information about committees, click here.
Nine trustees that lead the daily work of the union. They are elected by council and make sure the union follows the operational plan and budget. The management team, Kårledningen, are nominated by the nomination committee.
Main area of work: prepares motions for council, executes operational plan and represents students in decision making boards within the university. For more information, click here.