Class Representative

Activity

Class Representatives are spokespersons for students in their courses. They provide feedback on the course on behalf of the class to lecturers, the UCSA and at Staff-Student Liaison meetings to improve the courses and resolve any low-level issues.

Hours involved in the activity

12 hours minimum. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. 

Contact

Nathan Simkiss
Student Advocate - UCSA
Room 123, Puaka-James Hight Building
Email: nathan.simkiss@ucsa.org.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

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

A4 - Learning - You recognise that learning in a different cultural setting can be challenging and may require different or new approaches.

 

Note – In order to claim for Bicultural Confidence and Competence you must complete a training session. Contact us for more information. 

  • B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others. 
  • B4 - Learning - You see areas for self-development and know when to learn something new.
  • B6 - Problem solving - You notice current or potential issues and develop strategies to resolve those issues.
  • C1 - Communication - You can share and write information clearly.
  • C2 - Initiative and enterprise - You plan and generate solutions to cope with changes.
  • C4 - Learning - You apply what you have learned to different areas.
  • C6 - Problem solving - You resolve an issue with a customer, client or team member. 
  • C7 - Self-management - You identify skills that could make you more successful.
  • D1 - Communication - You explain your thoughts to be better understood and respect other cultural norms.
  • D4 - Learning - You understand new ideas and develop new techniques to achieve a goal.
  • D6 - Problem solving - You test what works in a situation and develop strategies to resolve issues.
  • D7 - Self-management - You take responsibility for your own work.
Matrix intersection points for Class Representative (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 and UCSA affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?