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    • Cardiff Union Services Ltd, University Union, Park Place, Cardiff, Caerdydd, United Kingdom, CF10 3QN
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About Cardiff University Students' Union

Cardiff University Students' Union (CUSU) has a vision of working with every Cardiff student to enhance their university experience.

As a student-led, independent part of the university, CUSU represents students and provides a diverse and inclusive range of activities and services that enrich student life.

The organisation and it's people regularly have the freedom and ability to try new things. They are a fun and vibrant place to work, where you can work across incredible diverse areas from running 4000 capacity events, to an advice service, a letting agency, volunteering projects and many other areas. Movement within the company is encouraged and they strongly value capability over technical experience where possible.

To ensure the union continues to evolve and progress, the organisation has created a staff representatives committee, weekly all staff meetings, ideas boxes, regular team meetings and three annual staff development days.

What is it like to work for Cardiff University Students' Union

My Manager
My Manager
Heads of Departments report on their strategic progress quarterly. In addition, one-to-one's are held every month which review progress and financial performance. 
My Team
My Team
CUSU hold a weekly standing meeting which is used to provide feedback and information flow to each other across the whole company. This meeting is also used as an opportunity to deliver presentations and undertake collaborative activity to help develop new strategies and tackle issues which may arise.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Annual Staff Awards are held as well as issuing certificates of excellence for outstanding work. In support of this, the company also holds a weekly standing meeting on a Monday morning where praise and thanks is given back to employees and departments for the work they have undertaken. 

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  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%

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