What do your Academic Representatives do?
Academic Representatives are the link between you and the University on all things course related. They listen to your thoughts and ideas about your course, and feed this back to your school. By telling your Academic Representative how you are feeling about your course, they can drive positive change within the University to make sure you ar getting the best experience you can whilst at the University of Buckingham.
Why become an Academic Representative?
Being an Academic Representative is a chance to make a difference to your course as well as develop your employability skills. During the role you will gain:
- Negotiation skills
- The ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders
- Collaborative problem solving skills
- Advocacy skills
- And so much more!
How do I become an Academic Representative?
Every year we elect the Academic Representatives. To find out more about the elections process, head over to our Elections tab!
Interested in nominating yourself but want more information? If you feel a little unsure or have questions, just email your Unions Vice President of Student Voice: Tolu Osamolu.
I am a Rep - now what?
As a Rep your're part of a community of students representing others and making change happen. The first thing to do is to take part in our online rep training, to make sure you've got the basic skills to represent your peers.
There is also an Academic Representative Handbook which is designed to help you succeed. You can read the handbook HERE.