What are the next steps?
You will receive a welcome email with information about your compulsory training and your handbook. If you have not received this information please contact Dean.Reynolds@bcu.ac.uk . Once you have completed your training you will have a better idea of how to make change within the University and how to consult students in your School. There will be training and development opportunities throughout the year so keep an eye out for them.
Student Academic Leaders
It is important that you let your Student Academic leaders know who you are and how you can support them. If you are unsure who they are please contact Dean.Reynolds@bcu.ac.uk . This will help make your role easier as students will contact you with suggested changes, improvements and areas of best practice.
Associate Dean and Head of School
Your Associate Dean and Head of School should be able to help if you have any questions about your School.
You will be provided with support, training and guidance from BCUSU.
Student Voice Team
Your first port of call should be emailing Dean.Reynolds@bcu.ac.uk, but you can also get in touch via phone - 0121 331 6826
Vice President Student Voice
Your Vice President Student Voice is also available to support you in your role. BCUSU is run by a team of Executive Officers who have been elected by Birmingham City University students to represent them. These officers sit on senior University Committees and are therefore in the perfect position to take up and issues you are having issues with, please email your Student Voice Officer at Union.Voice@bcu.ac.uk .
Advice & Information Team
As a School Rep you may have students approach you with issues that are not related to their academic study. If this is the case please signpost them to the Advice and Information Team who has a team of full-time advisors who can provide information, advice, advocacy and representation on a wide range of issues.