Full-time international students and exchange students studying at the University of Malta are represented by ESN UM. ESN UM is a senate recognized student society since 2011 and has since grown to become the most popular student organisation on campus! ESN University of Malta is a local section of ESN Malta, its role is to facilitate the social integration of international students to the University, to assist our foreign guests as much as possible and to act as a contact point, by organising countless of weekly social activities, parties and trips abroad. ESN UM is the only student society that welcomes international and exchange students on campus, helps them make the most of their time in Malta and enables local and international students to meet and get to know each other. 

To join the ESN UM Board you must be enrolled at the University of Malta at any level. Your work with ESN University of Malta will be recognized by Degree+.

Interested in being part of the international community on campus? Then become a board member for 2020/2021 and be in charge of running the organisation. Read on to discover how you can become a board member:

The application deadline is 06 July 2020


President

The president is responsible for the external outreach and visibility of ESN UM and represents the local section and the University of Malta and its interests. As president, you will need to maintain strong contact with the National Board, the University of Malta International Office, the Pro-Rector for internationalisation, commercial and institutional partners, other student societies as well as KSU.

Responsibilities:

  • Head of the ESN UM and of the Board
  • Representation of ESN UM to stakeholders and local authorities
  • Communication with the University
  • Strategic planning and task coordination
  • Link between ESN UM and the National/International level of ESN

Essential Skills:

  • Organisational management
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Aptitude for leadership 
  • Task-oriented

N.B Previous involvement in ESN would be considered an asset.

Ideal Candidates: European Studies students, International Relations Students, Diplomatic Studies students, Business Management students, Commerce students, Business Administration Students, Entrepreneurship students, Tourism Studies students, Arts students.

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Vice-President

The vice-president focuses on the internal day-to-day operations of ESN UM and to coordinate and manage all the different teams and committees. You will also be expected to attract new volunteers to join the section and work together with the National HR Manager. 

Responsibilities:

  • To assist and support the president
  • Coordinator of human resources
  • Coordinator of strategic plan to enforce policies and objectives

Essential Skills:

  • Organisational Management
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Aptitude for leadership
  • Task-oriented


Ideal candidates: European Studies students, International Relations Students, Diplomatic Studies students, Business Management students, Commerce students, Business Administration Students, Entrepreneurship students, Tourism Studies students, Arts students.

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Secretary

The Organisation Secretary is one of the most important roles within ESN UM. The Secretary ensures that ESN UM complies with all ESN Malta and ESN International legal documents and operates according to law and University of Malta Student Society Regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Vice-President
  • Ensuring meetings are effectively organised and minuted
  • Maintaining effective records and administration
  • Upholding legal requirements
  • Updating and preparing all records and reports
  • Liaise with KSU and other student societies

Essential Skills:

  • Organisational management
  • Task focused
  • Ability to multi-task and work within deadlines
  • Project management

Ideal Candidates: Business Management students/recent graduates, Business Administration students/recent graduates, Law students/recent graduates, Legal Procurator students/recent graduates, Accountancy students/recent graduates, Public Administration students/recent graduates, International Relations students/recent graduates, European Studies students/recent graduates.

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Treasurer

As Treasurer you have the day-to-day responsibility of looking after the association's money and management of the Finance Team

Responsibilities:

  • Finances management
  • Sponsorships and fundraising
  • ESNcard
  • Bookkeeping 
  • Manage the Finance Team

Essential Skills:

  • Basic understanding of accounting and financial principles
  • Aptitude for math, proficiency with computers
  • High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility

Ideal Candidates:  Accounts students, Business Administration students, Business and Management students, Commerce students

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Communication Manager

The Communication Manager is responsible for public relations and perception of ESN UM. As Communication Manager, you will need to develop the communication strategy for the Section and manage the Communication and Content Team

Responsibilities:

  • Public relations and communication management
  • Creation of PR material
  • Adding content to the website
  • Social media account management
  • Information flow within the section
  • Management of Communication and Content Team

Essential Skills:

  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of current trends in digital media
  • Creativity

Ideal Candidates: Media Communications students, Journalism students, International Relations students, Psychology students, Marketing students, Arts students.

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