As an Academic rep you are responsible for passing on the opinions and ideas that your students have to the University. As a Students' Union, our job is to help you to do this! The skills you can develop through representing students alongside completing your academic studies are ones that you can transfer to your career and future life.


By the end of this session, you will have learned…….

  • Representation and Staff Structures: The student representation and staff structure at Cambridge SU and University of Cambridge, and where you fit into this. 

  • Meetings: What Academic Rep Forums are, and how you contribute to them

  • Feedback: How to gather, raise and resolve student feedback in your role.

  • Signposting and Boundaries: What to do if a student approaches you with something outside of your responsibilities

  • Academic Rep Christmas Social