From how to video guides, to downloadable resources and a recap on your first induction this page has it all.
You are a Volunteer!
As a Rep, you are volunteering your time for the benefit of your fellow students. This means that you are able to log your volunteering hours and skills to work towards your Volunteering Award and your Skills Transcript, which recognises all your volunteering dedication and can be used alongside your CV! Please head to the Volunteering Service webpage to find out how to create your profile and how to start logging hours and skills today! To find out which hours you can and cannot log, head to Rep Resources to find out more.
Course Rep Training Presentation:
This is the induction presentation for current course reps which you would have been presented in your rep Induction. Use this to remind yourself of all the information you need to be a successful rep!
As a Course Rep, you are expected to attend your SSLC (Student Staff Liaison Committee) to deliver the feedback you have gathered from your fellow students to your course leaders. Download the SSLC Guidance for some guidance notes on what to expect from the meeting.
Download your SSLC Guidance
Do you have your SSLC coming up? To most effectively feedback your notes from students during your SSLC, it is recommended to use this feedback template. Fill this in and bring to your next SSLC to help you deliver your student feedback.
Download your SSLC Feedback Template
Expectations, roles and responsibilities of a Rep:
The Rep Framework was developed collaboratively by the University, Students' Union and Course Reps and launched in 2014. It sets out clear expectations, roles and responsibilities of each member of the partnership in relation to the election and support of Course Reps, and how each party can actively ensure students are engaged collectively in the enhancement of their educational experience.
The Rep Framework
The Students' Union Advice Service
If a student approaches you with a problem, do not try to sort it yourself. Please direct them to our independent, confidential and impartial Advice Service who can help students throughout their time here. Our Advisors provide professional advice on a range of issues including academic appeals, assessment offences, placement issues, finance worries, accommodation issues, complaints, disability issues and more.
Find out more about the Advice Service
Which Volunteering Hours can I log as a Rep?
As a Rep, you are a volunteer, and can therefore log your volunteering hours and skills with the Volunteer Centre to gain a volunteering certificate and a Skills Transcript which will recognise all your hard work as a volunteer rep. You can use your transcript alongside your CV and will increase your employability. Create a profile and get logging now!
Want to know more? Here is a Guide to which hours you can log as a Rep to ensure that your hours are accurate and your Skills Transcript is the best it can be.
Log your hours and skills