What is a Course Rep?
Course Reps are vital to the Hull College Group and Students’ Union. Course Reps help to improve the overall student experience by representing the views of students back to the college and SU to make changes happen.
What do Course Reps do?
- Course Reps gather feedback from students on their course about the student experience
- They meet with staff on their course to feedback course related issues and ideas
- They keep students up-to-date with any changes to their course or upcoming events and opportunities
- They attend regular meetings in their school and faculty to feedback student views to key staff in the college
- They attend the annual Education Forum to influence education policy across the whole college group
What are the benefits of becoming a Course Reps?
- You’ll change things within your course and the college to improve the student experience
- You’ll contribute to on-going improvements in your faculty
- You’ll receive training from the Students’ Union
- You’ll Increase your employability and gain new skills
- You’ll meet new people and join a community of representatives at the college
- You’ll influence the College and Students’ Union
How do I become a Course Reps?
Early in the academic year elections will be held in your class to choose a course rep for your year and course. All you need to do is put yourself forward during this process and explain to your fellow students why you’d make a good representative.
If you’re interested in the role, let your course leader know and find out when they’ll be holding the elections.
I’ve been selected as a Course Rep, what do I do now?
Congratulations! Now you’ve been selected as a course rep your course leaders will pass on your details to the Students’ Union who’ll be in touch to provide training to help you be an effective course rep.
In the meantime, talk to students on your course and start gathering their opinions on things that they like about the course and college and things that they’d like to change.