Student representatives

Student representatives

Student Representatives play a key role in making sure the student voice is listened to and acted on. They’re an important link between students, the Students' Union and university staff.

What is a Student Rep?

Student Reps work with students and university staff to identify successes, challenges and issues affecting the educational experiences in their area.

What do Student Reps do?

  • They work to represent the views of their fellow students
  • They work in partnership with staff to make positive changes to their course
  • They take part in training on how to represent students views effectively
  • They develop transferable skills such as public speaking, problem solving and team working
  • They can also apply for the Hallam Award

The two types of Student Rep

  • Course Reps represent the views of fellow students on their course. They typically communicate through face-to-face discussions, social media, email, comments forms and Blackboard. Find out more about becoming a Course Rep.