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The University Student Trade Union has protected the rights of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students for more than 80 years. Today it is the most numerous public organization of the University with almost 9 000 members representing their interests at all University Schools.
Any full-time undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate student regardless of citizenship, political or religious beliefs may become a member of the Trade Union.
It has a clear-cut structure and governing bodies, which can directly turn to regional and national authorities with issues concerning the protection of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students’ rights.
The Trade Union is governed by an elected body – the Union Committee comprised of the most active representatives from University Schools. The Auditing Committee controls the financial operations of the Union and its records as well.
The Trade Union Committee represents the interests of the union members in regional and all-Ukrainian youth organizations, actively cooperates with employment centers and a range of Kharkiv Regional Administration departments.
The Trade Union Committee addresses issues of social and economic protection, teaching process, life conditions, leisure, sports, recreation and employment.
The Trade Union Committee has the following tasks:
These issues are addressed by the Trade Union Subcommittees on Social and Economic Issues, Organizational Issues, Sports and Recreation, Administrative Issues, Employment, University Food Quality Control. The Trade Union Committee closely cooperates with the University Student Council, Student Scientific Society and Student Councils of Halls of Residence.