General Promotion for Representation/Student Voice:
Beds SU promotional video (Video with music, 0:48)
Introduction to Beds SU with President, Michael Alawaye (Video with spoken audio, optional subtitles, 15:44)
N.B. incorporates Beds SU promotional video as above
Student Voice by Your Students' Union:
A series of video tutorials on how to make the student voice heard during your time at the University of Bedfordshire. Each playlist is split into bite-size chunks - follow the link to view these in the YouTube playlist.
How to provide feedback on your student experience (Video with audio, optional subtitles 14:05) - split into 4 parts, each less than 5 minutes
How to provide feedback on your learning experience (Video with audio, optional subtitles 15:19) - split into 5 parts, each less than 5 minutes
How to escalate your unresolved issues (Video with audio, optional subtitles 17:49) - split into 6 parts, each less than 5 minutes
Promotional Material for Rep Elections (teaching weeks 1-3):
This is your one-stop document for running the election for Course Rep over the Teaching Weeks 1-3, with a table that takes you through each week, with links to relevant resources and text that you can edit, copy and paste onto BREO and into email circulation to make sure that all Course Reps are elected by Friday 16th October.
Resources included in the document: template Microsoft Form for collecting nominations, template Microsoft Form for collecting votes, template email/BREO text for promotion and reminders, template Powerpoint slides, Course Rep Role Description.
UPDATE: if you are having problems duplicating/using Microsoft Forms, please see this video walkthrough of the Nomination/Voting forms.
This document includes answers to three frequently asked questions on the Course Rep election process: how to use Microsoft Forms, including a link to a video that shows you the necessary steps, how to adjust the dates of the election if you've had low attendance from students in your first classes, and why we are standardising the process of Course Rep elections through Microsoft Forms.
Academic Rep Video: "What's it like being a Beds SU Academic Rep?"
Video that can be embedded into slides or otherwise shared with students on your Courses to demystify the role of Course Rep. NB: ‘Academic Rep’ is an umbrella term that refers to Course Reps, Senior Course Reps and School Reps.
2-page outline of the Course Rep role that reads like a job description and contains all the information a student may have about the position. Points to note include that there is no prior experience necessary and that the SU will provide online training for all Course Reps.
Template slides to insert into induction material or first classes, either at the beginning or end of a class, to promote the election. Length varies from 1 Slide ot 5 Slides depending on what best suits your course and delivery, the core information remains the same.
Voting Promotion Slides: 1 Slide
Slide to insert into any presentation for class to announce voting is open with a space to insert a link to the Microsoft Form where votes are collected.
Email & BREO Templates