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Student Reps

Student Reps are a representative role

They are elected to sit onto University meetings and work with academics to create positive change within their programme or school. There are over 730 Student Reps in total, who represent the students on their courses to ensure they are running as well as possible.

Student Rep Job Description


How do i become a student rep?

To become a student rep you can ask your lecturer or School Community Organiser at the start of the academically. Alternatively, email us at reps@hertfordshire.su.

Find your Student Rep

Click here to go to StudyNet where you will find Student Rep details listed on your course pages.

Rep of the Month

You can also nominate a student rep on your programme for Rep of the Month! If your student rep has listened to your feedback, made changes on your programme or has been generally outstanding you can nominate them using this form here. Simply email the form to reps@hertfordshire.su to celebrate their success! 

School Community Organisers (SCOs)

SCOs are a non-representative role

They do not sit on representative University meetings, but instead work with the Schools directly and help coordinate the Student Reps within their school, and create events to enhance the community feel within the School.

Read on for more information on how to find your Student Rep or SCO and

how the recruitment process works for Student Reps and SCO's and why you should get involved.

Why Get Involved?

There are a number of reasons why you should get involved:

It offers a great opportunity for you to make positive change within your programme, the University and the wider Higher Education sector.

Working alongside other Student Reps, SCO's and the Students' Union, you'll meet great new people.

You'll gain excellent skills that will look great on a CV.

If you're appointed as an SCO, you'll receive a bursary of £1000 in remuneration for your work.

How Do I Apply?

You simply follow the link below - applications are now open!

The first stage of the process is an application form, followed by an interview with a panel consisting of representatives from the University and Students' Union.

This role is now open for the 19/20 academic year. You must be a student at the University of Hertfordshire during the 19/20 academic year. If you are interested in applying for this role, please follow the link below:


For a list of frequently asked questions see the document below. 

For more information on any of events hosted by the Students' Union, please contact the Representation team at reps@hertfordshire.su.

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