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RUSU Main Elections 2020

This is your opportunity to vote for the candidate or candidates you want to take up elected positions within RUSU. Voting is open for 4 days. Voting will end at 3pm, Friday 28th February so make sure you use your vote now! Winners will be announced at the Results Party, from 7pm, Friday 28th February in 3Sixty, RUSU. Come along! If you have any questions, please contact elections@rusu.co.uk

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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 support them with their campaigning work.
  • Working on all external and internal aspects of inclusion and diversity, including all relevant University committees, and liaising with relevant staff members.
  • Leading on diversity and inclusion campaigns and championing the voice of minority groups on campus; BAME, disabled, women, LGBQ+, trans and international students.
  • Being the lead officer on Part-time Officer progress updates.
  • Support culture and faith societies including activity group meetings.

What’s my role as a Trustee of RUSU?

  • Full-Time Officers sit on the RUSU Trustee Board which is responsible for directing the affairs of RUSU and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of students.
  • Full-Time Officers also sit on sub-committees such as the Elections Committee.

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.
  • Liaising with the RUSU Advice Service, meeting with advisers regularly to discuss issues affecting students.
  • Overseeing the work and appointment of the JCR committees while improving the welfare provision for students living in halls.
  • Training, supporting and liaising with the Welfare Reps in all sports clubs, societies and volunteer groups.
  • Working on all external and internal aspects of welfare, including all relevant University committees, and liaising with relevant staff members.
  • Lead on RUSU community relations including representing RUSU at community events and meetings.

What’s my role as a Trustee of RUSU?

  • Full-Time Officers sit on the RUSU Trustee Board which is responsible for directing the affairs of RUSU and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of students.
  • Full-Time Officers also sit on sub-committees such as the Elections Committee.

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.
  • Liaising with members of Students’ union staff through the line management of the Chief Executive.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with the University of Reading’s Vice Chancellor and the University Executive Board.
  • Leading on democratic processes such as elections, student officer scrutiny, referenda, ‘Change It!’ and ‘Student Voice’.
  • Leading on campaigns that fall outside the remit of other Officers.
  • Leading on development of RUSU’s Commercial Services through actively canvassing student feedback.
  • Leading development of the RUSU brand, marketing and communications strategy.
  • Working with the Environment and Ethics Officer and lead on sustainability issues.
  • Representing students and issues from London Road campus.

What’s my role as a Trustee of RUSU?

  • Full-Time Officers sit on the RUSU Trustee Board which is responsible for directing the affairs of RUSU and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of students.
  • Full-Time Officers also sit on sub-committees such as the Elections Committee.

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?

  • Acting as the lead officer of the Sport clubs and Societies on campus.
  • Chairing the Activity Group meetings for all Societies and Clubs.
  • Acting as the head of the student media streams.
  • Supporting the development of student volunteering schemes and RAG.
  • Lead on RUSU community relations including representing RUSU at community events and meetings.

What’s my role as a Trustee of RUSU?

  • Full-Time Officers sit on the RUSU Trustee Board which is responsible for directing the affairs of RUSU and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of students.
  • Full-Time Officers also sit on sub-committees such as the Elections Committee.

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 Manager to organise Academic Rep elections.

  • Working with Academic advisers and the Post-Graduate Part-Time Officers to ensure RUSU are constantly aware of academic issues that affect all students.

  • Overseeing and leading on academic campaigns.

  • Attending University meetings on Teaching, Learning and Research.

  • Supporting academic societies including activity group meetings.

  • Liaising with academic structures within the University outside of Teaching & Learning such as the Library, Careers Centre and Study Support.

What’s my role as a Trustee of RUSU?

  • Full-Time Officers sit on the RUSU Trustee Board which is responsible for directing the affairs of RUSU and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of students.

  • Full-Time Officers also sit on sub-committees such as the Elections Committee.

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, and delivering the charitable outcomes of the organisation.


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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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), RUSU Environment Committee, 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.

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

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 LGBQ Plus Part-Time Officer works to defend and extend the rights of LGBQ Plus students within the Union and the University. They campaign for the equality of all LGBQ Plus students. They are also elected to represent RUSU members at NUS Liberation Conference in 2021.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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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Mature Students' Officer

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 the role?

The Mature Students’ Part-Time Officer works to represent the views and interests of undergraduate and postgraduate 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 events are inclusive for all mature students.
  • Encourage the participation of mature students in the Students' Union, its democratic and representative functions, and issues affecting mature students.
  • 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

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 mature students
  • Eligible for RED award
  • Learn more about how the University and Union operate
  • Meet like-minded students and make new friends.

 

 

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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.

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
  • 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

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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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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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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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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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.

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 Liberation Conference in 2021.

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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Senior Rep (Agriculture, Policy & Development) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Archaeology, Geography & Environmental Science) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Arts & Communication Design) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Biological Sciences) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Built Environment) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Henley Business School) (4 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Humanities) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Institute of Education) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Law) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Literature & Languages) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Politics, Economics & International Relations) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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Senior Rep (Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences) (2 places)

Undergraduate Senior Reps represent the student voice on academic matters within each school. They support and lead a team of Undergraduate Course Reps with each school. Senior 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 Senior 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. Senior 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 2020/21 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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