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.
Student Advocate - UCSA
Room 123, Puaka-James Hight Building
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 - Class Representatives receive training on how to communicate about any class issues with consideration to biculturalism.
- B1 - Communication - Class Representatives can communicate with their class and provide student feedback to lecturers and to the UCSA when needed to improve courses.
- B4 - Learning - Class Representatives attend a training session to learn how to communicate with students and lecturers for resolving issues and when to provide feedback at meetings and to the UCSA.
- B6 - Problem solving - Class Representatives will learn to solve low-level academic issues that are brought up by their class by creating solutions that supports both sides and by informing the UCSA when needed.
- C1 - Communication - Class Representatives are able to connect with students and staff to help make improvements to courses through feedback and conversations with the class.
- C2 - Initiative and enterprise - Class Representatives will learn to recognise when and what to feedback to the UCSA for improvements, including any repetitive issues or comments that can be of future use.
- C4 - Learning - Class Representatives receive training for communicating respectfully with students and staff on class-related issues and finding solutions.
- C6 - Problem solving - Class Representatives will be able to solve low-level issues that students comment on by letting the right people know and assist both sides to resolve issues.
- C7 - Self-management - Class Representatives will learn to manage their role successfully and provide appropriate feedback to the USCA with professionalism.
- D1 - Communication - Class Representatives will be able to communicate with students of all cultural backgrounds in their class.
- D4 - Learning - Class Representatives receive training on how to handle class issues with consideration to cultural diversity.
- D6 - Problem solving - Class Representatives can solve low-level academic issues commented on by students in their class in a way that supports cultural diversity in the teaching of courses.
- D7 - Self-management - Class Representatives will learn to manage their role within a culturally sensitive framework, seeking knowledge and assistance where necessary.
|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|
|Planning and organising||A5||B5||C5||D5|
- UC and UCSA affiliated
- Not an academic prerequisite
- Not for academic credit
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