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Join a committee as a student member

Each summer, we look to appoint students onto our committees for the next academic year.

Student committee meeting
You would attend between six and eight meetings in London.

As a student member of a committee, you would contribute to discussion and decision-making across a number of areas including the student lifecycle, learning, teaching, assessment, and technology. Membership of committees include senior academics from the University’s member institutions, senior managers from the University and a number of external members.

In this role, you would also be appointed to the Student Voice Group (SVG), which meets three to four times a year to discuss issues concerning student engagement and the student experience. Reporting directly to the University’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the group is made up of the nine students who are members of the University’s committees, 16 ‘student voice champions’ from around the world, and representatives of the University.

You would be required to attend between six and eight meetings throughout the academic year at the University of London’s offices in Bloomsbury, central London.

Responsibilities of student members

  • Read documents and extracting relevant information from committee papers; 
  • Attend between six and eight committee meetings in London; 
  • Advise on issues relating to your committee from your perspective as a student; 
  • Contribute to committee discussion and to the production of committee papers; 
  • Participate in Student Voice Group (SVG) meetings and agenda setting where appropriate;
  • Contribute to projects relating to enhancing the student experience (optional);
  • Write posts for the University’s Official Student Blog (optional).

Eligibility 

  • You must be a student with us during your appointment;
  • You must have completed and passed your first year modules with the University (if you have not received your results yet, you would still be welcome to apply);
  • You must be available on the dates specified in the application pack.

Travelling to London

  • Your travel expenses to attend meetings will be covered by the University. As such, we welcome applications from students who are able to travel to meetings in London in a convenient and cost-effective way.
Student committee meeting

The contributions you make at meetings are of high importance to ensure that the views of students are considered in a range of discussions.