Postgraduate School Rep

School Postgraduate School Rep
Arts & Communication Design Niteesh Yadav
Humanities Rebecca Grose
Literature & Languages Gareth Mills
Institute of Education Yaping Yang
Law Cristina Radulescu
Politics, Economics & International Development Veronika Maslova
Henley Business School Ronald Wafula
Henley Business School Rohith Biju
Henley Business School Kedar Anil Kashid
Agriculture, Policy & Development Cleide Tatyana Almeida
Biological Sciences Ryan Morris
Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy Tabitha Reynolds
Psychology & Clinical Language Science Sarah O’Brien
Built Environment Aaron Boback
Archaeology, Geography & Environmental Sciences Bryony Steele
Mathematical, Physical & Computational Sciences Joshua Chun Kwang Lee

What’s the role?

Postgraduate School Reps represent the views of postgraduate students on academic issues in your school.  They act as the link between students and the academic staff at school level; ensuring the student voice is being heard and positive changes are being made in every school.

How many Postgraduate School Rep positions are there?

There are 16 Postgraduate School Rep positions in total.

  • School Rep (Arts & Communication Design)
  • School Rep (Education)
  • School Rep (Humanities)
  • School Rep (Law)
  • School Rep (Literature & Languages)
  • School Rep (Politics, Economics & International Relations)
  • 3 x School Rep (HBS – ICMA, Management and Real Estate & Planning)
  • School Rep (Archaeology, Geography & Environmental)
  • School Rep (Mathematical & Physical Sciences)
  • School Rep (Agriculture, Policy & Development)
  • School Rep (Biological Sciences)
  • School Rep (Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy)
  • School Rep (Built Environment)
  • School Rep (Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences)

What’s involved?

  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning (SBTL), and an opportunity to sit on University Senate and/or Student Voice.
  • Ensure student feedback is heard by your school. Liaise with students and Postgraduate Course Reps within your school to gain feedback on teaching and learning matters and on support services which directly support student learning experience.
  • Provide support to a team of elected Postgraduate Course Reps working within your school. Work with Reps and key academic and support staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep conventions; identifying any issues that have been raised at Staff/Student Liaison Committees (SSLC) and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer.
  • Promote the work of Postgraduate Course Reps and any changes made by Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Team.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students at school level and in some cases, at University level.
  • Meet other postgraduate students from across the University.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Network and build relationships within the University and the Students’ Union.
  • Develop your key skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV.
  • Access to training and support.
  • Opportunities to be selected as Periodic Review Student Panellist and/or New Programme Scrutiny Panellist
  • Gain volunteering hours count towards the University of Reading RED Award if you wish to do this.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be enrolled as a current student at the University of Reading when you stand in the election and your enrolment must continue throughout the 2017/18 academic year.

You must be enrolled on a course within the school you wish to represent.

You can be studying on a full or part-time basis, at postgraduate level.

Where can I find out more information?

If you would like to find out more about the Postgraduate School Rep roles, please contact your RUSU Education Officer Ed White at

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