Become a course rep

Be the voice of the student body by undertaking the role of a Bury College University Centre course representative.

Course reps play an important part in representing students’ views and helping to keep standards high. As a course rep, you will have the chance to voice not just your own views, but act as a spokesperson for everyone else in your department. 

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What’s in it for you?

You will pick up transferrable skills such as:

  • Problem-solving
  • Researching the views of others
  • Working as part of a team
  • Communication
  • Clearly putting across your views
  • Presentation skills
  • Building on your self-confidence

You will also be able to use the experience on your CV.

What’s involved?

The role of a course rep is important as you are representing the views of everyone in your department. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Finding out the views and opinions of everyone in your department on a range of issues relating to courses at Bury College University Centre.
  • Attending and taking part in the University Student Voice meetings once every half term, where you will discuss these issues with Bury College staff.
  • Make suggestions on how the learner experience could be improved, and work with the Higher Education Liaison Officer to implement these.
  • Informing everyone in your department about what happens at the Higher Education Student Voice meetings and the decisions that have been made.
  • Working with the other university course reps
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