Representative Roles

Term of Office: 9 November 2020 - 30 June 2021
How much time will the role need from me? These roles are voluntary and take place alongside your studies. We recommend dedicating at least 2-3 hours of your time each week to carrying out the role but this may vary week by week.
Who can stand for these roles?

  • Candidates for School Rep must study in their respective School. 
  • Candidates for PGR Rep must study a level 7 or level 8 postgraduate research degree. 
  • Candidates for Student Communities Reps must identify as belonging to the relevant student community.

Will I receive any training? Yes, once you're elected, you will receive a full induction and introduction to key contacts, delivered by LBSU.

If you'd like to know more about any of these roles or want a chat with the Student Voice team, you can contact them at studentvoice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

 
 

School Representatives x 11

Each year, a School Rep is elected from each School. These roles:

  • Support the activity of the Course Reps, receiving and escalating student feedback to the relevant individuals.
  • Chair the meetings of the School Forum (which will take place on Microsoft Teams this year).
  • Attend the 4 Have Your Say Forums, and actively participate and encourage the participation of students in your School with the online Have Your Say tool.
  • Attend meetings of the School Academic Committee, to ensure students' needs and views are taken into consideration in all academic matters.
  • Attend the annual Student Members Meeting.
  • Build a positive working relationship with key colleagues in both the School and the SU, including the Dean, Academic Services Manager, Education Officer and the Student Voice & Insight team.
  • Report back activity and impact to students and the Students' Union, including a written report once per term.
 
 

Postgraduate Research Representative x 1

Each year, students elect a representative to lead the activity of and be the principle representative for the Postgraduate Research student community. These roles:

  • Act as the principle representative for the Postgraduate Research student community, receiving and escalating student feedback to the relevant individuals.
  • Promote membership of their respective student community to eligible students.
  • Encourage the participation of members in their student community with campaigns and activities.
  • Chair the meetings of the Graduate School Forum (which will take place on Microsoft Teams this year).
  • Attend the 4 Have Your Say Forums, and actively participate and encourage the participation Postgraduate Research students with the online Have Your Say tool.
  • Attend the annual Student Members Meeting.
  • Build a positive working relationship with key colleagues in both the Graduate School and the SU, including the Education Officer and the Student Voice & Insight team.
  • Report back activity and impact to students and the Students' Union, including a written report once per term.
 
 

Student Communities Representatives x 7

Each year, students elect a representative to lead the activity of and be the principle representative of a number of student communities. These roles are:

  • Women's Rep
  • LGB+ Students' Rep
  • Trans Students' Rep
  • International Students' Rep
  • Disabled Students' Rep
  • Black, Asian & Minoritised Ethnicity Students' Rep
  • Student Parents & Carers Rep

These roles:

  • Act as the principle representative for their respective student community.
  • Promote membership of their respective student community to eligible students.
  • Encourage the participation of members in their student community with campaigns and activities.
  • Attend the 4 Have Your Say Forums, and actively participate and encourage the participation of your student community with the online Have Your Say tool.
  • Attend the annual Student Members Meeting.
  • Attend meetings of the University Equality Fora, to ensure students' needs and views are taken into consideration in equality, diversity and inclusion matters.
  • Build a positive working relationship with key colleagues in both the University and the SU including the University Equality Fora Chairs, the Equality & Diversity Officer and the Student Voice & Insight team.
  • Report back activity and impact to students and the Students' Union, including a written report once per term.
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