Staff Resources

Key contacts

Ed Robinson
Representation & Democracy Manager 

Milicent Heaton (SSA)
Representation Team Leader

Lia Green (BTE)
Representation Coordinator

Chelsey Grooby (HWLS)
Representation Coordinator

Zainab Ata (SSA)
Social Science and Arts College Officer

Adeyemi Otebolaku (BTE)

Business, Technology and Engineering College Officer

Elena Bowley (HWLS)

Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences College Officer

University staff member looking for information about your Course Reps? Use the link below to get your list!

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Previous Representation Newsletters

May 2022

SSA - Engagement | Feedback | Sustainability [click here to download]

BTE - Things to get involved with | Department Rep Reflection [click here to download]

HWLS - Social Work "Real cost of living" | Nursing and Midwifery | Department Rep Reflection [click here to download] 

April 2022

SSA - The Big Read | Building community among students | Supporting disabled students [click here to download]

BTE - Exam guidance | NUS National Conference | Academic Societies | Communal area in Stoddart [click here to download]

HWLSUnion Voice | Period Poverty | Things to get involved with | Transitioning from Course to Department Rep [click here to download]

March 2022

SSA - Degree Awarding Gap | Asessment Feedback | Sustainability Committee | Transitioning from Course to Department Rep [click here to download] 

BTE - Semester 1 Exam Submission | UCU Strike Action | Pull Up Banners | Transitioning from Course to Department Rep [click here to download]

HWLS - Mind your head policy | Anti-spiking policy | Assessment Feedback | Improving relationships with Academic Advisors [click here to download]

The Student Rep Survey 


The Students' Union surveys Student Reps each year to gather feedback on how they found the role, recruitment, support, meetings, collecting feedback and ability to make change. Please see the Report for our reccommendations based on this feedback. 

Read here: Student Rep Survey 2020





Staff Information on Student Representation

Course Rep Recruitment Video for Course Leaders


Course Reps 2020/21 - What's Different?

In light of current events, we've made some changes to how Course Reps are recruited and managed for this year - click here to find out more.

You can view last year's Staff Guide below:



Promotional material for Rep Recruitment


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Find My Rep


If there is anything missing on this page that you would like to see, let us know!
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Rep of the Month!

The Rep of the Month award recognises Course Reps who have gone above and beyond in their role. Students, staff and Reps are welcome to nominate any Rep who is putting extra effort into their role, doing their best to represent everyone and change things for the better. Reps can also nominate themselves! 

The winner will recieve a prize and our praise on social media! Nominations will open later in the year.