Interested in becoming a Faculty Rep? Elections are held in August/September each year, and are open to all full-time undergraduate students (there is also a position for a postgrad. rep as well).
More info, and information about Department and School-level Student Reps here:
So, what does a Faculty Representative do?
The Faculty Reps deal specifically with issues that affect the whole student body in Arts and Social Sciences (around 8000 students), while liaising with the student representatives at the School and Department levels, as well as the staff at Student Support Programs, in order to discuss these issues.
Areas of discussion have included:
- Library renovations
- Staff cuts
- Changes to degrees
- Changes to units of study/departments/schools
Responsibilities of the Faculty Reps. include:
- Meeting with the Dean of Arts twice a semester (as part of the Student Advisory Committee)
- Attending Faculty Board meetings
- Sitting as representatives on one of: Academic Board, Teaching and Learning Committee, or Undergraduate Committee