Become a Rep

Becoming an Academic Rep will not only give you a chance to improve the experience for students at the University, but you’ll also gain some valuable skills. You’ll be given full training and support from the YUSU Student Voice team as well as being part of a dynamic peer network of Reps across the University.

Undergraduate Course Rep elections will take place on the following dates:

  • Nominations Open - Monday 19th October
  • Nominations Close - Friday 30th October
  • Voting Opens - Monday 2nd November
  • Voting Close - Friday 6th November

You can receive updates about the elections by registering your interest here

For more information about the role contact [email protected] or check out the resources at the bottom of this page


Faculty Reps

Faculty Reps work behind the scenes, sitting on some of the highest-level committees to shape and influence University-wide decisions. By championing student feedback they make positive changes for all students.

Elections for Faculty Reps run alongside the main YUSU Elections in Spring Term each year.
These resources will tell you all you need to know about becoming a Faculty Rep but if you have any other questions please contact [email protected]:

Faculty Rep Rolesheet
Facult Rep Career sheet

To find out more about becoming a Faculty Rep you can also get in touch with one of our current Faculty Reps:
 


Department Reps

Please note that Department Rep applications for the academic year 2020/21 are currently closed. Recruitment will reopen in summer term 2021.

As a Department Rep you take on leadership responsibilities as you work with your team of Course Reps to make positive changes to your department as a whole. Department Reps are an invaluable key contact for both departments and YUSU and have opportunities to lead projects that have a University-wide impact. Feel free to email [email protected] with any questions about this role


Course Reps

As a Course Rep you help to improve the academic experience for students in their cohort. By dealing with student queries you become specialists in course-based issues and by gathering student feedback you help identify and tackle problems as they arise.

These resources will tell you all you need to know about standing to be a Course Rep but if you have any other questions please contact [email protected]:

Course Reps Rolesheet
Course Reps Careers sheet