Academic Reps

Academic representatives make sure that your voice is heard. They are a vital link between students, GK Unions and your home University.

This page contains all the information you need to know about Academic Reps in one handy place. Use the sections below to jump to the information you need, and if you don’t find something you’re looking for, then get in touch!



I'm a Student

Why become an Academic Rep?
Becoming a Rep is a great way to enact academic change within your programme and make sure that your voice is being heard. Being an Academic Rep also allows you to gain a lot of skills that are useful outside of university such as:

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Time management
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to network and meet new people



I'm a Rep

Here you'll find resources and information that will help you in your role as a Academic Rep, including tips, responsibilities, templates and the Rep handbook.



I'm a Member of Staff

This section contains information for staff members to better understand the role of Academic Reps as well as the responsibility of schools.