Being a course rep is an opportunity to gain new skills in leadership, public speaking and campaigning (to name a few!) and to learn more about effective communication, negotiating ideas and sharpening your organisational skills.
You will get a better understanding of how the university structure works which will help you to understand how to make real, positive change during your time at UWSU. You will work closely and build relationships with university staff, continuing an effective dialogue that a variety of students and the SU and above all you will help to improve the student experience Course reps also have access to additional opportunities to attend conferences, training, social events and rewards from the Students’ Union
Elections for course reps are held differently depending on your course. Your first step is to get in touch with your course-leader, who will point you in the right direction