Course Rep Information

Course Rep Information

Resources for Students 

This page provides tools and resources for students who are elected as Course Rep, considering undertaking the role or for students wishing to know how their Course Rep can support them.

More detailed information about the Course Rep role can be found below.


Rep names and E-learning

Course Reps should be democratically elected annually for each stage of each programme. The same individuals may stand for the role in consecutive academic years but should be re-elected annually. 

Once elected all Course Reps will be required to complete On-line Course Rep Training.

Other useful information 

The academic representation structure follows a pyramid system. The student body feedback to the Course Reps who deal with programme level feedback. Relevent information is then passed on to the School Rep. School Reps then communicate with the Faculty Lead Rep and the VP Education.

The Faculty Lead Rep is a Sabbatical Officer who is responsible for representing students within high level University meetings, such as the Faculty Teaching Learning and Quality Committee (FTLQC).The Faculty Reps for 23/24 are;

Isla Symons (VP Activities) - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Darcie Jones (VP Education) - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business 

Daniella Marley (VP Wellbing and Diversity) - Faculty of Health

If feedback needs taking further then the VP Education will raise necessary items at ULTQC. Sabbatical Officers also attend University Senate.


Additional Useful Training 

We do share a range of additonal resources and training options with Course Reps, these include;

Consent eLearning

Bystander Intervention eLearning

Example questions that Course Reps are encouraged to ask their cohort before meetings 

Useful SU links 

There are a number of activities that the SU runs that may be of interest to you and your students, click on the links below to find out more

Staff, Student Teaching and Representation (SSTAR) Awards - our annual student led teaching awards 

SU Buddy Scheme - Informal peer led social support 

Be Active Reduce Stress (B.A.R.S) - Wellness referal project to support those students experiencing low level mental health issues 

Give it a go - Low cost, no commitment physical activity sessions

Societies - we support a wide range of academic and social socieities and always welcome students in starting more! 

SU Advice Centre - free, confidential advice ranging from academic and disciplianry processes to student finance, consumer rights and tenancy checking 

We are here to help 

Successful academic representation relies on effective collaboration between students, academic and professional support staff and the students’ union. If you have any feedback, queries or developmental ideas relating to student representation or the services offered by the students' union, please contact us