Be the voice of the student body by undertaking the role of a Bury College University Centre course representative.

Course reps play a very important part in representing students’ views and helping to keep standards high.

As a course rep you will have the chance to voice not just your own views, but act as a spokesperson for everyone else in your department. This gives you the opportunity to make a real impact and help make the experience for all university learners even better.


What’s in it for you?

You will pick up important skills such as:

  • Problem solving
  • Researching the views of others
  • Working as part of a team
  • Communication
  • Clearly putting across your views
  • Presentation skills
  • Building on your self-confidence

You will also be able to use the experience on your CV and have the opportunity to win Course Rep of the Year Award.


What’s involved?

The role of a course rep is an important one as you are representing the views of everyone in your department. In particular, your responsibilities will include:

  • To find out the views and opinions of everyone in your department on a range of issues relating to university courses at Bury College University Centre.
  • Attending and taking part in the University Student Voice meetings once every half term where you will discuss these issues with Bury College staff.
  • Make suggestions on how to improve the learner experience and work with the Higher Education Liaison Officer to implement these.
  • To inform everyone in your department about what happens at the Higher Education Student Voice meetings and the decisions that have been made
  • To work with other university course reps

 

Find out more by downloading our course representative guide.

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