Member opinions

Uppsalaekonomerna is an organisation that is constantly changing. Our operations are defined and formed by our members and therefore we are always trying to pay attention to what our members thinks and wants. The main way in how we do this is via our annual member survey. Below we present some opinions that have been expressed over the years as well as some actions we have taken to improve the student union as a result.

Did you know…

that 97% of all of our active members consider it easy to become an active member and engage in projects?

Openness is one of our core values. Our association should reflect openness and transparency and we’re actively working for it to remain that way. To keep our new as well as old members’ active is something that we are actively working with. The fact that all members regardless of background should feel welcome in the association is of fundamental value within Uppsalaekonomerna.

that one is more likely of becoming an active member if one has participated in a committee meeting?

Committee meetings is a very good introduction to our associations numerous areas. No matter what committee, prior knowledge regarding the theme of the meeting or if you’re going by yourself, you are always welcome. Stressed about GMAT? Relive some of the stress and come visit the Education committee and make sure you are prepared in the best way possible. Do you want to hear more about the European Career Tour? Visit the International committee when the project group share their experiences from a fantastic week in Amsterdam, London and Dublin, where companies such as LinkedIn and Nasdaq were visited.

Actions

During the member survey of 2017 it was shown that 13% of the members considered the application process for becoming a trustee to be intimidating. To address this issue, the nomination committee has decided to arrange workshops focusing on public speaking to increase the possibillity for students to apply for becoming a trustee.

About the member survey

Each year Uppsalaekonomerna arrange a member survey in which we attempt to hear our members’ opinions about the student union and our operations. Normally, the survey is around 30 questions long divided in several parts: an introduction with some basic questions, and after that follows questions about active engagement in Uppsalaekonomerna, Borgen, study monitoring, business related questions, social activites as well as a final section that is different each year. The survey ends with a contest where the best answers to a final question is awarded with a secret price.

The member survey is usually held in may each year and you can do it both online and at Ekonomikum.

Do you have an opinion about something that we could change or improve and you do not want to wait for the member survey? Fill in the form below.