I Want To Be A Rep

What’s the role?

Course and Senior Reps represent the views of students on academic issues at programme and school level. Course Reps work to ensure the student voice is being heard by the University and positive changes are being made throughout every school for undergraduate students.

What’s involved?

  • Liaise with students, gain feedback and represent the student voice
  • Work alongside other Course Reps, Senior Reps and the RUSU Education Officer
  • Work with University staff to create positive changes to your course
  • Attend termly Committee meetings with departmental staff
  • Attend Course Rep Consultations with your Senior Rep and the RUSU Rep Impact Coordinator

What’s in it for me?

  • Work with, and on the behalf of, students on your Course
  • Receive training and develop your transferable skills
  • Network and build relationships within the University and the Students’ Union
  • Gain excellent career–boosting experience to enhance your CV and LinkedIn profile
  • Volunteering hours count towards your RED Award and make for great interview talking points

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for this role you must be a current full-time or part-time student studying at Reading University. To run for the role of Course Rep or Senior Rep, you must be enrolled on the correct year and course you wish to represent within your school.

If you are a joint-honours students, you can run to be Course Rep on either or both courses. In some cases, there may be a specific joint-honours Course Rep role.

If you would like to find out more about any of the roles, please contact academicreps@rusu.co.uk or your RUSU Education Officer at educationofficer@rusu.co.uk.