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Why I became a rep and what I do Sanjaat Jain (Exec member)  The structure of the academic representation system at Bath A...
Support from the Union <ul><li>Meetings  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Exec <...
Personal Motivation <ul><li>Personal Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain valuable experience and skills through team ex...
Recent Successes Issue: Lack of industrial trips for MSc students Result: Trips organised in December Issue: Cancellation ...
Academic Representation at Bath
Thanks for your attention! Alex Pool   (ap328@bath.ac.uk) MBiochem (Hons) Biochemistry Academic Rep, Faculty of Science Re...
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Nus Course Reps Conference Busu Presentation

  1. 1. Why I became a rep and what I do Sanjaat Jain (Exec member) The structure of the academic representation system at Bath Alexander Pool (Chair of Academic Exec) [email_address]
  2. 2. Support from the Union <ul><li>Meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Exec </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSLCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff support & briefings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hoodies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch at meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards evening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Counts towards the Bath Award </li></ul>Experience of a Faculty Rep
  3. 3. Personal Motivation <ul><li>Personal Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain valuable experience and skills through team exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be the voice of your peers and fellow reps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safeguarding the interests of fellow students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Following up on feedback and issues until results are fruitful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publicising the implementation of decisions and outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing good practice and ideas with reps from other faculties/departments </li></ul></ul>Benefits of being a Rep
  4. 4. Recent Successes Issue: Lack of industrial trips for MSc students Result: Trips organised in December Issue: Cancellation of lectures without rescheduling Result: Replacement lectures organised Issue: SAE Library accessibility not at weekends Result: Licence renewed for more access & downloads Issue: Students feel they have low contact hours Result: University to carry out a review of contact hours Rep Matters
  5. 5. Academic Representation at Bath
  6. 6. Thanks for your attention! Alex Pool (ap328@bath.ac.uk) MBiochem (Hons) Biochemistry Academic Rep, Faculty of Science Rep and Chair of the Academic Exec Sanjaat Jain (sj278@bath.ac.uk) MSc Automotive Engineering Academic Rep, Faculty of Engineering & Design Rep and International Students’ Rep Questions?

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