Congratulations to Danny Lambert, Course Rep for BA in Drama & Performance who was chosen by the Students' Union to be the second winner of Course Rep of the Month as he was nominated multiple times by students and staff. His nominations included that:
"He's been putting in serious work, posting surveys for the year group to fill in, asking regularly about our views, and has delivered them efficiently and effectively to the course director and lecturers. Also he feeds back to the year group on the meetings he has, making sure we all feel very informed. I think he's been going the extra mile to ensure we all get our voices heard and we feel like we know what's going on."
"He goes the extra mile. He always makes sure there is an active conversation between the students and the staff. He genuinely cares about the student experience and is always striving to better it whilst making sure everyone's voice is heard. He also is genuinely a nice person and is always open to having a conversation with anyone not matter who you are."
"Putting everything into making sure our voices are not only heard, but LISTENED to. Outstanding communication and dedication in relation to asking for feedback, making it accessible 24/7 with an online survey. Putting students first; telling us minutes from meetings, being open about the process and not looking for admiration from lecturers, instead, purposely putting across our feedback whether positive or not. Most active course rep I've found, whom genuinely cares about the people, not about what looks good on his CV."
The SU created this new reward in order to recognise all the thousands of hours of volunteering that Course Reps do representing the academic interests of students from their course. We wanted to find a way to make the Reps feel great, and for staff and students to hear about all the awesome things they are doing.
Anyone can nominate a Rep for Course Rep of the Month, staff and students alike, and it's a very quick and easy form which can be found here.
Even if your nominee doesn't win, they'll still be told that they were nominated and will get to hear the lovely things that were written about them, so keep nominating!