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Class Representatives

All classes must have one Student to represent their individual class.

 Aims of being a class representative:

  • Represent the views, opinions and give feedback on all learning and teaching matters by completing SPARKLE document.
  • Work in partnership with your class, other class reps, Student Association and Student Association Development Officer in order to provide and receive information and discuss, listen and reflect on other perceptions and points of views.
  • Provide information to your class on College activities, events, jobs, facilities, and discounts.
  • Promotion of college events including a monthly calendar of events.
  • Evaluation of impact of decisions and or changes
  • Participation in focus groups when required
  • Attend meetings
  • Opportunities to take workshops and attend meetings to enhance your skills

Objectives:

  • The aim is to improve you and your class learning experience
  • Share experiences and best practice
  • Work with cross-college teams and departments to filter important information
  • Enhance your overall college experience.
  • Provide support and assistance
  • Enhance the College

Benefits to you:

  • Obtain many new skills and Training opportunities
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Looks great on your CV
  • Class Representative Certificate if you fulfill your responsibilities

Time Required:

  • You will be required to carry out online training which should take approximately 1 hour
  • You must attend your class rep meeting (one per month)
  • Meetings will be held during a lunchtime period so there will be no impact on your course.
  • If unable to attend a meeting prior notification must be provided and you should arrange
    for an alternative class member to attend when possible.
  • You will also be expected to speak to your class on a range of matters and gain their
    feedback.

How do I become a Class Representative?

  • Your class must conduct a democratic election in order to fairly nominate one person to
    represent your class
  • If you have two or more people who are interested in the position that can support the
    successfully elected class rep, but there must be only one class rep.
  • You must complete the survey monkey link (will be provided in August of each year) and you
    will be sent the link for the training.
  • This process must be completed before the 30 September annually.
  • Should you wish to discuss these roles or any other issues please do not hesitate to contact your Student Association President or your Centre Vice President

West Lothian College Student Association commits to support a culture and environment which promotes health and wellbeing for all of our Students.