Student Care Leader

Activity

Student Care Leaders help the Student Care Team deliver events and activities. They work with students, lead student groups, run student discussions, co-ordinate and deliver workshops and other activities, liaise with stakeholders as required, and assist with the setup, running and clean-up of events. They may also assist in other ways as opportunities arise.

Selection Criteria

Student Care Leader applicants are interviewed by a Student Care Advisor. The team will arrange an interview time after receiving a student’s CCR application.

Training

Student Care Leaders are trained by the Student Care Team. This may take the form of workshop attendance or one-to-one training. 

Hours involved in the activity

Up to 3 modules of 12 hours each.

Every 12 hours of participation in an activity is equal to one intersection point (12 hours = 1 intersection point).
For this activity you can claim a maximum of 3 learning and development outcomes.

Contact

Shelley Chappell
Senior Student Care Advisor
Level 2 Puaka-James Hight Building
Room 214F
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext 4081
Email: shelley.chappell@canterbury.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B1 - Communication - Student Care Leaders communicate effectively with diverse groups of students and with UC staff to ensure the efficient delivery of events and activities.
  • B3 - Leadership - Student Care Leaders lead student groups and guide discussions at workshops and events.
  • B7 - Self-Management - Student Care Leaders present themselves well as representatives of UC. They fulfil their commitments in a timely and professional manner.
  • B8 - Teamwork - Student Care Leaders work together and with UC staff to deliver events and activities.

 

  • C1 - Communication - Student Care Leaders understand others’ needs and communicate their own ideas and advice effectively.
  • C3 - Leadership - Student Care Leaders effectively lead groups of students in a range of activities.
  • C4 - Learning - Student Care Leaders reflect on their experiences to assess what was successful and what could be improved.
  • C6 - Planning and organising - Student Care Leaders help plan and organise events and activities.
  • C7 - Self-management - Student Care Leaders manage their time to ensure they fulfil their commitments. 
  • C8 - Teamwork - Student Care Leaders work as a team and with staff to deliver effective support to students and staff. They are flexible, co-operative, and able to accommodate others’ needs.  

 

  • D1 - Communication - Student Care Leaders communicate effectively and empathetically with students from a range of countries and cultures. They offer support and advice, and create a community environment that fosters a sense of belonging.
  • D4 - Learning - Student Care Leaders learn about the cultures of UC’s international and domestic students and use this information to inform their understanding and actions.  
  • D7 - Self-management - Student Care Leaders approach different cultures respectfully, managing their own expectations and values in order to accommodate others’ needs.
  • D9 - Teamwork - Student Care Leaders work together and with staff to support domestic and international students and help to create a global community environment for all students.
Matrix intersection points for Student Care Leader (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit