What is Student Representation?
Three levels of representation
Student Representation in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is aligned with the Faculty’s structure.
|Department or Program||School||Faculty|
|Program||Student Liaison Program||Student Liaison Program||Faculty Student Representation|
|Number of Reps||1-2 per department||2 per school (4 for SLC)||
1 postgraduate coursework
1 postgraduate research
|Term||Two semesters||One semester||One academic year|
|Main role||act as an advocate to ensure that key teaching and learning issues that affect students studying in a Department are addressed, and to act as a link between students and the Department||facilitate the flow of communication between department/program Reps and the Dean by attending Student Advisory Committee (SAC) meetings twice a semester||
part of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC), who meets with the Dean, Director Opperations and Strategic Planning and Director of Student Support Programs.
members of various committees that have a direct bearing on the student experience in the Faculty
|How to contact Reps||Department/Program contact details|
|How to get involved||See the Student Liaison Program page for more details||See the Faculty Representation page for more details, and the Academic Board Elections page for details about important dates.|
|How to nominate||Visit Blackboard in Week 1 each semester||Nominations drawn from elected department/program Reps||See the Faculty Representation page for more details and to download forms. Forms should be returned to the Arts and Social Sciences Student Services Counter before the published deadline.|
|How to vote||Visit Blackboard in Week 2 for your opportunity to vote for Departmental or Program Reps each semester||Voting takes place in Student Liaison Program training in week 3||Information will be sent to your university email address|
|Elections administered by||Student Support Programs|
|Election frequency||Week 2, each semester||Week 3, each semester||August/September each year|
|Elected by||Students studying in that department of program, via Blackboard||Department Reps within each school||Faculty student body in faculty-wide election|