You can receive accreditation from the Students' Union for being a Course Rep subject to you carrying out tasks throughout the year. This does not mean that you have to do a lot of extra work, rather that you will need to carry out your responsibilities effectively helping to ensure that you get the best out of your course for you and your peers.
You can find full guidance in our factsheet here.
You can log the required volunteering hours here
You can fill in your Accreditation Application Form here. Please ensure you have completed all the required tasks and logged your volunteering hours before completing this form. If you would like to submit accreditation at distinction level, please email email@example.com either the reflective exercise or video/article.
Must complete all Merit and Honours requirements, as well as the following:
Reflective exercise – Write a 500-word reflective piece on one of the following:
o Your overall experience of getting feedback as a Rep – What worked and what didn’t? Who did you go to for support? etc
o Course Rep Meetings – SSLCs, Course Rep Forums, your experiences of them – What worked? What could be improved?
o Your experience with staff as a Rep – your SERCC, Course Leader, Module Leaders, School Reps – Who did you go to for support? What worked well? What could be improved?
o Your experience with the Students’ Union – Training, Repstival, communications, ongoing support. What worked? What could be improved
Students who are unable to attend above events for valid reasons (e.g. placements) may submit evidence to the accreditation panel of additional work/achievements for their consideration.