Head of Activity

Apply to become one of the two new Heads of Activity!

The Association of Foreign Affairs is now looking for two new Head of Activity. The Activity Committee is a dynamic part of the UPF organization and an important resource for UPF members. Many of the events arranged by activity act as a forum for communication across the different committees and give active members the opportunity to meet new people. The committee plans study visits, trips and social events like sittnings and pub nights. The Activity committee has a lot of potential for development, and creative ideas on ways to encourage more students to join and become active in the association are appreciated traits of the committee Heads. Moreover, the Heads of each committee are a part of the UPF board and thereby partake in board meetings and take decisions concerning the entire Association.

Does this sound like the perfect position for you? Apply by sending your CV and a letter (maximum 1 page) explaining why you would suit as head of activity to electioncommittee@upflund.se no later than November 27th.

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