The Education Awards
A Community Rep is a student representative for a designated area where there is a high number of Newcastle University students living. There are 6 areas in which you can become a Community Rep. If you are interested in becoming a Rep but do not live in the areas listed below please get in touch and we can discuss how you can get involved.
The aim of this volunteer role is to ensure that the student voice is heard in your local area. You will also work alongside the City Council and local residents to enrich the local community and the student involvement within it. This could involve attendance at ward committee meetings, running campaigns within your local community, and ensuring local decision making happens with students in mind.
Time commitment (average over period of office): 1-2 hours per week
Opportunities & benefits
You will have the opportunity to contribute to and have a positive impact on the student experience within your local area. You will play a vital role in the efforts to improve communication between students, residents and the City Council. You will receive training and personal development opportunities through the Students’ Union and you will have the opportunity to register for the NCL+ Award.
You and the other Community Rep for your ward will be responsible for the following:
Below are the essential and desirable skills we feel you need to have to be an effective Community Rep:
Applications for the 2019-20 Community Reps are now open.
You can apply now by filling out this form: