Could you represent students on your course?
Your Elected Officer Team have worked hard to champion the voice of students at Staffs throughout the year and especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Throughout they've been supported by more students, like yourselves, volunteering their time as Course Representatives - acting as the ears to the ground and picking up any course specific issues ensuring they represent the full spectrum of academic interests at your University.
So, what is a Course Rep?
Course Reps represent their level (year) of their Course. As well regular conversation with course mates and teaching staff, they attend meetings throughout the year as a way of formally feeding back on any module or course issues.
Every course at every level should have a Course Rep, though depending on the size and delivery of your course, you may have more reps, or share one with another level.
We ask that they follow three simple principles of representation:
- Listen to the students you represent
- Speak about the change students want to see
- Share the outcome of your work
Will this role look good on my CV?
Absolutely. This role can give you skills in assertiveness, negotiation, communication, problem-solving and teamwork - all valuable in any workplace.
Employers are looking for you to provide examples of demonstrating these skills in applications and interviews, in this role, you'll gain a lot of varied experiences you can talk about.
You can also log all of the time you spend as a Course Rep in our online volunteering module.
I'm interested, how can I get involved?
You'll be able to find our more information after you enroll, but if you're super keen, get in touch at email@example.com or use the messenger app in the corner of our site.
We can't wait to have you on board!
Have you got something to say about your representation at Course level? Share your views with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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