The Student Partnership Program connects together like-minded students in each area of study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
If you're studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Student Partnership Program connects you with other students in the faculty. Your community is led by your Student Representatives, who are elected student leaders that are responsible for advocating for you and building your experience at university.
You have the opportunity to:
If you're interested in developing your leadership skills and experience, you have the opportunity to apply to join the Student Partnership Program at the beginning of Semester 1 each year.
By joining the program as a Student Representative, you’ll get the opportunity to:
Last year just some of the achievements of our Student Representatives included representing the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on the national and international stage, developing innovative student initiatives, contributing to University-wide strategy development and being awarded Student Leader of the Year.
You can choose to become a Student Representative on a Department, Stream or Faculty Committee level.
As a Student Representative, your responsibilities are to:
There are a range of different ways you can complete your eight volunteer hours per semester. You can work on any activity that benefits the student experience in our community. Examples of volunteer activities you might like to work on include:
If you have further questions about becoming a Student Representative, contact us at email@example.com.
Applications for joining the Student Partnership Program open at the beginning of Semester 1 each year.
As part of your application you will need to write a 100-word statement of interest, which will be published on Canvas. This statement should tell other students in your area of study why they should choose you as one of their Student Representatives.
Below are some tips from previous representatives on writing a statement.