School Community Organisers (SCOs) are appointed Hertfordshire Students' Union and their School of Study to enhance the community of students and staff within each School.
This year we've recruited a fantastic team of SCOs who are looking forward to working collaboratively to improve your University experience. Here you can find out more about this role and take a look at the SCOs for your School. We would also encourage you to nominate an SCO of the Month as and when you feel like they deserve recognition!
What is an SCO?
School Community Organisers (SCOs) are paid, student leadership positions, appointed to enhance the community of students and staff within each School. They organise social events, collaborate with Student Reps and Elected Officers, and represent students’ interests to both the Students’ Union and University as senior Student Leaders. To find out the specifics of what SCOs do in your School, please take a look at the role description and/or contact the Student Voice team at email@example.com
Who is my SCO?
Please see your SCOs for 2020/21 here. You will also find their contact details so be sure to reach out!
Nominate an SCO of the Month
Every SCO has the opportunity to win ‘SCO of the Month’ during the academic year for which they are appointed, and they can win more than once. The Representation Coordinators at the Students' Union will collect the nominations and then decide a winner, who will receive some fantastic prizes
To nominate an SCO of the Month, please use our nomination form
SCO of the Month Terms and Conditions
Staff 'How To Guides'
Applying to Become an SCO
***APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR ARE NOW OPEN***
From successfully amending the University’s Safety Net Policy, to organising a series of events that have brought students together, this year’s SCOs have achieved a great deal, and this is your chance to follow in their footsteps. You’ll become a recognised member of your School, meet and work with lots of new people, enrich your degree by developing additional skills, and receive a bursary of £1000.
And if that's not enough, we asked this year's SCOs the following questions:
- What have you enjoyed most about the role?
- What has been your biggest achievement?
- Why should students apply to become an SCO?
Check out what they had to say here.
If you wish to become a School Community Organiser (SCO) for 2021-22, please complete the application form below, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline of 11:59pm on Friday 30 April.
If you're successfully shortlisted, you'll then be invited to an interview with a combination of staff from the Students' Union and University, scheduled to take place between Monday 10 May - Friday 28 May.
If you want to know more about SCOs, please contact the Student Voice team.