Nominations for our Summer Elections are now open – you have until Wednesday 4th May to nominate yourself for one of hundreds of positions that will equip you with new skills and impact on the experience of your fellow students.
If you’ve never considered becoming part of the Students’ Union team, here is just a snapshot of what our Course Reps have achieved for students.
Secured extended opening times for the Law building during exam periods.
Secured print credit from the Faculty for all students on this course.
Thank you to everyone who has nominated a deserving student for either an Athletic Union Award or an Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Award! It is lovely to recognise the achievements of students and show that we appreciate your hard work!
If you want to go along to the Awards ceremonies to see the winners accept their awards (cue the emotional Oscars-style acceptance speeches!), then make sure you save these dates:
Nominations for this year’s all new Academic Awards closed last week and we’re pleased to have received 148 nominations for the staff and students who have made a real difference to your academic experience.
Now it’s time to applaud the past year’s stand out volunteering and sporting achievements, as nominations for our Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs) and the AU Ball are officially now open!
Here’s a reminder of the key dates for your diary and how to nominate:
Union Awards Season is upon us! We want to celebrate the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.
As you may remember from our previous awards blog, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.
We know how hard you work and how important it is to all of you that we recognise your achievements. That’s why, last year, we introduced the Course Rep Awards to celebrate the successes of the students who represent your courses and work to improve your education. Whether it’s one of your Course Reps, Academic Presidents or Faculty Officers, if you know someone who deserves recognition for their hard work, this is your chance to reward them.
But it doesn’t stop there. Of course, your courses wouldn’t be what they are without your lecturers and we know how much you … Read the rest
The position for the Training and Development Officer on the PGR (Postgraduate Research) Committee up for by-election as it wasn’t filled in the first election.
The Training and Development Officer is responsible for communicating with PGRs on the strengths and weaknesses of current training and development opportunities and communicating their ideas and feedback to the Union and the University (sitting on the Doctoral College Training and Development Sub-Committee.)
This role is a great opportunity to gain new skills and help develop opportunities for PGR students.