Jim Dickinson FRSA is the Chief of Staff at the Students’ Union at UEA in Norwich. As such he acts as the lead staff member on behalf of the elected student officers of the union, providing strategic management for the union’s charitable and commercial vehicles and policy support for the officers.
Jim is former long standing Director at the National Union of Students, where he led on Students’ Union Development, Campaigns and Political Strategy, Student Engagement and Governance. Jim has served as a Governor in both further and higher education and the voluntary sector, and is a regular contributor to the Leadership Foundation’s Governor Development Programme. He edits changesu.org, a website for Senior Managers in Students’ Unions and is a regular contributor on student issues to WonkHE, the home of higher education wonks. He’s also an obsessive fan of the Eurovision Song Contest.