Student Voice Members

What is Student Voice?

Student Voice is a RUSU forum where:

  • Ideas from students are discussed, put forward to campus-wide votes and their progress is reviewed.
  • Student Officers are questioned and held to account on progress made towards their commitments to students.

What's involved?

  • Attending three Student Voice meetings throughout the academic year. Time commitment: approx… 10 hours for the whole year!
  • Debating students’ ideas for change submitted to Change It.
  • Voting on which ideas submitted to Change It should go to an all student vote.
  • Reviewing progress made on Change It ideas that have won an all student vote.
  • Scrutinising the work of Full-Time Officers.
  • Promoting Change It idea submission and voting periods.

If you want to get involved in your Students’ Union, this is a fantastic way to get started! We welcome all students as we value your voice. Start shaping your Union today!

What's in it for me?

  • The ability to guide the democratic processes of RUSU.
  • An opportunity to develop new skills, gain a unique insight into the Students’ Union & develop your transferrable skills.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow students, elected reps and RUSU staff.
  • The chance to hold your Student Officers to account on their work throughout the year.
  • Opportunities to influence positive change within the Union and across the University.

How do I get involved?

To be eligible for this role you must be a current full-time or part-time student studying at the University of Reading.

All students can run for this position (except Erasmus students undertaking a semester at Reading, students studying night classes and students studying abroad). You can become a Student Voice Member by being elected or being appointed by a Student Officer.