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Diversity Officer

The Diversity Officer is responsible for the development of inclusion and diversity initiatives, as well as taking the lead on liberation campaigns. The Diversity Officer will support the Part-Time Officers and help to promote and oversee the campaigns they run.

What’s the role?

The Diversity Officer is responsible for the development of inclusion and diversity initiatives, as well as taking the lead on liberation campaigns. The Diversity Officer will support the Part-Time Officers and help to promote and oversee the campaigns they run.

What’s involved?

  • Liaising with the liberation and representation Part-Time Officers to establish common student issues and aid them in their campaigning work.
  • Working on all external and internal aspects of inclusion and diversity, including attending all relevant University of Reading committees and liaising with relevant stakeholders.
  • Leading on liberation campaigns and championing the voice of liberation and representation groups on campus.
  • Leading on the Part-Time Officer ‘Talk To Me’ process.
  • Responsibility for Culture and Faith societies and activity groups.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading's Executive Board.

What’s in it for me?

  • The ability to set the strategic direction of RUSU.
  • Networking opportunities with staff, students and academics locally and nationally.
  • Development of transferable skills leading to excellent career prospects.
  • Working on behalf of students on projects that you are passionate about.
  • Opportunities to influence and manage positive and exciting change.
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Welfare Officer

The Welfare Officer is responsible for the development and management of welfare initiatives, as well as taking the lead on welfare campaigns. The Welfare Officer will also liaise with the RUSU Advice Service; supporting and helping to promote their services.

What’s the role?

The Welfare Officer is responsible for the development and management of welfare initiatives, as well as taking the lead on welfare campaigns. The Welfare Officer will also liaise with the RUSU Advice Service; supporting and helping to promote their services.

What’s involved?

  • Working on welfare related campaigns and initiatives.
  • Overseeing the RUSU Advice Service, meeting with Advisers regularly to discuss issues affecting students.
  • Overseeing the election and work of JCR committees to improve the welfare provision for students in halls.
  • Training, managing and liaising with the Welfare Reps in all sports clubs and societies.
  • Working on all external and internal aspects of student welfare, including attending all relevant University of Reading committees, and liaising with relevant staff and stakeholders.
  • Leading on all housing and accommodation projects and campaigns.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading's Executive Board.

What’s in it for me?

  • The ability to set the strategic direction of RUSU.
  • Networking opportunities with staff, students and academics locally and nationally.
  • Development of transferable skills leading to excellent career prospects.
  • Working on behalf of students on projects that you are passionate about.
  • Opportunities to influence and manage positive and exciting change.
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President

The President is responsible for ensuring all decisions reached by RUSU have gone through the democratic process as laid out in the Constitution and Bye-Laws. The President is also responsible for leading on external affairs, liaising with the National Union of Students (NUS) and will lead on RUSU’s democracy initiatives such as Change It and Student Voice.

What’s the role?

The President is responsible for ensuring all decisions reached by RUSU have gone through the democratic process as laid out in the Constitution and Bye-Laws. The President is also responsible for leading on external affairs, liaising with the National Union of Students (NUS) and will lead on RUSU’s democracy initiatives such as Change It and Student Voice. 

What’s involved?

  • Chairing the Board of Trustees.
  • Leading development of the RUSU brand and marketing and communications strategy.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading’s Vice Chancellor. 
  • Leading on democratic processes such as elections, ‘Change It!’ and ‘Student Voice’.
  • Overseeing RUSU’s commercial services.
  • Liaising with members of Students' Union staff through the line management of the Chief Executive.
  • Leading on campaigns that aren’t specific to any Officer remit.
  • Liaising with Environment and Ethics Part-Time Officer on green issues.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading's Executive Board.

What's in it for me?

  • The ability to set the strategic direction of RUSU.
  • Networking opportunities with staff, students and academics locally and nationally.
  • Development of transferable skills leading to excellent career prospects.
  • Working on behalf of students on projects that you are passionate about.
  • Opportunities to influence and manage positive and exciting change.
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Education Officer

The Education Officer will work closely with the Advice and Representation department to coordinate academic representation as well as leading on academic campaigns and events. The main aim of the Education Officer is to improve academic experience and maintain strong working relationships with relevant University staff and Academic Reps.

What’s the role?

The Education Officer will work closely with the Advice and Representation department to coordinate academic representation as well as leading on academic campaigns and events. The main aim of the Education Officer is to improve academic experience and maintain strong working relationships with relevant University staff and Academic Reps.

What’s involved?

  • Working with the Academic Representation Coordinator to run the Academic Rep elections.
  • Working with RUSU academic Advisers and the Postgraduate Part-Time Officer to ensure that RUSU are aware of academic issues affecting students.
  • Liaising with other academic structures within the University such as the Library, the Graduate School, Careers Centre and Study Support.
  • Leading on academic campaigns.
  • Attending University of Reading meetings on Teaching, Learning and Research.
  • Responsibility for academic societies and activity groups.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading's Executive Board.
What’s in it for me?
  • The ability to set the strategic direction of RUSU.
  • Networking opportunities with staff, students and academics locally and nationally.
  • Development of transferable skills leading to excellent career prospects.
  • Working on behalf of students on projects that you are passionate about.
  • Opportunities to influence and manage positive and exciting change.
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Activities Officer

The Activities Officer is responsible for the management and development of RAG (Raising and Giving), Student Media and all RUSU sports clubs, societies and volunteering initiatives.

What’s the role?

The Activities Officer is responsible for the management and development of RAG (Raising and Giving), Student Media and all RUSU sports clubs, societies and volunteering initiatives.

What’s involved?

  • Being the lead officer for all sports clubs and societies on campus.
  • Organising and chairing Activity Group meetings for all sports clubs and societies.
  • Acting as the Head of the three Student Media streams; RU:ON, Junction 11 and The Spark Newspaper
  • Leading on the organisation and development of all student volunteering projects and initiatives.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading's Executive Board.

What’s in it for me?

  • The ability to set the strategic direction of RUSU.
  • Networking opportunities with staff, students and academics locally and nationally.
  • Development of transferable skills leading to excellent career prospects.
  • Working on behalf of students on projects that you are passionate about.
  • Opportunities to influence and manage positive and exciting change.
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Student Trustee (2 places)

Student Trustees ensure RUSU is well governed, managed and achieves its aims and objectives in accordance with its Vision, Mission, and Values. Trustees have responsibility for directing the affairs of RUSU with regard to the student perspective; delivering the charitable outcomes.


What’s the role?

Student Trustees ensure Reading University Student Union (RUSU) is well governed, well managed and that we stick to our vision, mission and values. Student Trustees are super important because they have responsibility for ensuring that RUSU’s charitable outcomes and strategy benefit all students at Reading.

What’s involved?

  • Contributing to the strategic leadership of a registered charity
  • Membership of the RUSU Trustee Board
  • Monitoring RUSU’s progress against strategic aims and objectives
  • Opportunities to chair meetings, whilst working on behalf of students
  • Monitoring the financial performance of RUSU to ensure it remains financially secure and accountable

What’s in it for me?

  • A unique position of significant responsibility which will look fantastic on your CV!
  • Excellent experience and invaluable transferable skills
  • Expert training and support
  • Opportunities to network with key university and RUSU staff
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Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) Students' Officer

The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Students’ Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of BAME students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all BAME students. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS Black Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Students' Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of BAME students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all BAME students.

What’s involved?

Once elected the BAME Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of BAME students.
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all self-defining BAME members.
  • Encourage the participation of BAME students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of BAME issues.
  • Advocate on behalf of BAME students within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for BAME students.
  • Attend the NUS Black Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for me

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • Create positive change for BAME students
  • Eligible for RED award
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Disabled Students' Officer

The Disabled Students’ Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of disabled students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all disabled students. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS Disabled Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The Disabled Students’ Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of disabled students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all disabled students.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Disabled Students’ Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of disabled students
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all self-defining disabled students
  • Encourage the participation of disabled students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of disability issues
  • Advocate on behalf of disabled students within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for disabled students
  • Attend the NUS Annual Disabled Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for me?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • A chance to create positive change for disabled students
  • The opportunity to take part in the University of Reading’s RED Award
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Environment & Ethics Officer

The Environment and Ethics Part-Time Officer exists to lead campaigning and awareness raising activities in relation to environmental and ethical issues on campus and beyond.

What’s the role?

The Environment and Ethics Part-Time Officer exists to lead campaigning and awareness raising activities in relation to environmental and ethical issues on campus and beyond.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Environment & Ethics Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities to promote environmental and ethical issues on campus and beyond
  • Ensure Union events are developed with environmental and ethical considerations in mind
  • Receive and respond to student concerns on environmental issues affecting The University of Reading 
  • They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.

What’s in it for me?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • The opportunity to take part in the University of Reading’s RED Award
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International Students' Officer

The International Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of international students within the Union and the University. They act as a key point of contact for international students within the Union and provide information or signpost where necessary. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS International Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The International Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of international students within the Union. They act as a key point of contact for international students within the Union and provide information or signpost where necessary.

What’s involved?

Once elected the International Students’ Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of international students
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all international members
  • Encourage the participation of international students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of international student issues
  • Advocate on behalf of international students within the Union and across the University
  • Drive forward positive change for international students
  • Attend the NUS International Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for me?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • A chance to create positive change for international students
  • The opportunity to take part in the University of Reading’s RED Award
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer & Questioning (LGBQ)+ Students' Officer

The LGBT Plus Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of LGBT Plus students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all LGBT Plus students. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at NUS LGBT Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The LGBQ+ Part-time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of LGBQ+ students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all LGBQ+ students.

What’s involved?

Once elected the LGBQ+ Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of LGBQ+ students.
  • Ensure events are inclusive for all self-defining LGBQ+ students.
  • Encourage the participation of LGBQ+ students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and LGBQ+ issues.
  • Advocate on behalf of LGBQ+ students within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for LGBQ+ students.
  • Attend the NUS LGBT+ Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • Create positive change for LGBQ+ students
  • Eligible for RED award
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Trans Students' Officer

The Trans Students' Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of Trans students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all Trans students. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at NUS Trans Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The Trans Students' Part-time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of Trans students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all Trans students.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Trans Students' Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of Trans students.
  • Ensure events are inclusive for all self-defining Trans students.
  • Encourage the participation of Trans students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and Trans issues.
  • Advocate on behalf of Trans students within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for Trans students.
  • Attend the NUS Trans Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • Create positive change for Trans students
  • Eligible for RED award
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Mature Students' Officer

The Mature Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of undergraduate mature students within the Union. They act as a key point of contact for undergraduate mature students within the Union and provide information or signpost where necessary. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS Annual Part-time and Mature Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The Mature Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of mature students within the Union. They act as a key point of contact for mature students within the Union and provide information or signpost where necessary.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Mature Students’ Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of mature students
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all mature members
  • Encourage the participation of mature students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of mature student issues
  • Advocate on behalf of mature students within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for mature students
  • Attend the NUS Annual Part-time and Mature Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for me?

  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • A chance to create positive change for mature students
  • The opportunity to take part in the University of Reading’s RED Award

 

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Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

The Postgraduate Research Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of all postgraduate research students registered at the University of Reading, within the Students' Union and the University. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS Postgraduate Students' Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

The Postgraduate Research Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of all postgraduate research students registered at the University of Reading, within the Students' Union, the University and at the NUS Postgraduate Students' Conference.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Postgraduate Research Students’ Officer will:

  • Act as a key point of contact for Postgraduate Research  Students and provide information or signpost where necessary
  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of postgraduate research students
  • Drive forward positive change for postgraduate research students
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all postgraduate research students
  • Encourage the participation of postgraduate research students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of postgraduate research  student issues
  • Attend the National Union of Students (NUS) Postgraduate Students' Annual Conference
  • Advocate on behalf of postgraduate research students within the Union and across the University.  They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; University Board for Research & Innovation (UBRI), Committee on Postgraduate Research Studies, RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice
  • Attend the Graduate School Representation Group
  • Attend the National Union of Students (NUS) Postgraduate Students' Annual Conference in 2020

What’s in it for me?

  • Great transferable skills and experience of being a member of key decision making committees
  • Build relationships with key members of university staff, RUSU staff and representatives, as well as external organisations
  • Excellent networking opportunities; you will be invited to attend University Court where you will meet senior university staff as well as other members of Court and Council
  • A chance to create positive change for postgraduate research students
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Women's Officer

RUSU’s Women’s Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of women within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all women. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at the NUS Women's Conference in 2020.

What’s the role?

RUSU's Women’s Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of women within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all women.  They will also take an 'open place' at the NUS Women's Annual Conference 2020.

What’s involved?

Once elected the Women’s Officer will:

  • Plan and run campaigns, awareness raising events and activities for the benefit of women across campus
  • Ensure Union events are inclusive for all self-defining women
  • Encourage the participation of women students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and in the promotion of women’s issues
  • Advocate on behalf of women within the Union and across the University. They will be a member of the following committees/ groups; RUSU Liberation & Representation Committee (LARC) and RUSU Student Voice.
  • Drive forward positive change for women
  • Attend the NUS Women's Annual Conference in 2020.

What’s in it for me?

  • Excellent work experience
  • Great transferable skills
  • A chance to network and build relationships with key members of Union and University staff as well as external organisations
  • Create positive change for women
  • The opportunity to take part in the University of Reading’s RED Award
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School Rep (Agriculture, Policy & Development)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Archaeology, Geography & Environmental Science)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Arts & Communication Design)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Biological Sciences)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Built Environment)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Henley Business School) (3 places)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Humanities)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Institute of Education)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Law)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Literature & Languages)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Politics, Economics & International Relations)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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School Rep (Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences)

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.

What’s the role?

Undergraduate School Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps within each school, arrange and chair Course Rep Consultations once per term and liaise with the University, RUSU and students. School Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school.


What’s involved?

  • Ensure student feedback is heard by the School. Liaise with students and 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 Course Reps working within your school. Work with Course Reps and key staff to create positive changes in your school.
  • Convene and Chair termly Course Rep consultations; identifying any issues that have been raised at SSLCs and feedback any issues/changes to the RUSU Education Officer. 
  • Promote the work of Course Reps and any changes made by Course Reps within your school to the RUSU Academic Representation Coordinator.
  • Attend University meetings including School Board for Teaching & Learning & Student Experience committee (SBTLSE), and the opportunity to sit on University Senate.

What’s in it for me?

  • Represent all students within your School and in some cases, at University level.
  • Create positive change for those studying within your school.
  • Develop your key personal development skills and gain excellent career boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn Profile.
  • Access to full training and support throughout the year. 
  • Gain volunteering hours that count towards the University of Reading RED Award and experience to speak about at interview.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a member of Reading University Students' Union when you stand in the election and your enrolment on your course must continue throughout the 2019/20 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 Undergraduate level.

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