Course Reps 2021/22

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PLEASE NOTE: Course Reps are recruited by their Programme Leader at the beginning of the academic year. Please only apply for this role if you have gone through your Programme Leader to obtain this position, and have attended training through the Students' Union. 

Overview of the role:
Course Representatives play a crucial role in improving the student experience. They act as the point of contact between students on their programme and their Programme Leader. They also liaise with their School Rep to ensure that student issues and concerns are raised and dealt with at an appropriate level when they fall outside of their programme’s scope. They work in partnership with their Programme Leader to ensure the department is listening to, and acting on, student feedback to deliver an excellent student experience. 

Responsibilities of the role:
o Attending training organised by the Students’ Union.
o Raising awareness of the Rep system, and the role of Course Reps, amongst peers.
o Collating feedback from peers on your course about their experience, face-to-face & online.
o Meeting with your Programme Leader every 3 weeks during term-time to discuss the
academic experience of students on the course.
o Thinking creatively about changes to teaching and learning in light of student feedback.
o Taking part in the student consultation for Periodic Programme Review and Re-approval
when required.
o Responding to requests from School Reps for engagement with wider research projects.
o Triaging students to other University and Students’ Union services when appropriate.
o Engaging with Students’ Union surveys and research. 

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Required Role

Course Reps 2021/22

Key responsibilities

To represent the voice of students in their academic programme

Desirable Skills

  • Time Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 01-09-2021

End Date: 01-09-2022

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  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up