leadership rep

Interested in becoming a Leadership Rep for the 2021-22 academic year? You can read all about our vacancies below, as well as download a recruitment pack with more information on the role descriptions and why you should become a rep.


Leadership Reps volunteer to speak up for students and liaise with key staff from the University to improve the experience of the students they represent. They learn about students’ needs and experiences and provide student views on their learning experience. Leadership Reps push to celebrate and protect the things students value whilst seeking change on the things that could be significantly improved. Through all of this, our Reps make a real difference to what it’s like to study in their departments, faculties, and University.


To apply, please email su.reps@northumbria.ac.uk stating your availability and up to three roles you’d like to apply for. All interviews will be conducted via video call on Microsoft Teams between 4th-31st May 2021.


We have vacancies in the following areas:

Department Representatives (UG and PGT Students Only)

· Arts

· Design

· Maths, Physics and Electrical Engineering

· Applied Sciences

· Leadership and Human Resource Management

· Psychology


Postgraduate Taught Representatives (Masters Students Only)

· Arts, Design and Social Sciences Faculty Lead


Postgraduate Research Representatives (PhD Students Only)

· Engineering and Environment Faculty Lead

· Disabled Students Lead

· Distance Learner Lead


Students in Newcastle Forum

This Forum brings together local authorities, organisations, service and students to discuss the issues affecting students key members of Newcastle community.

Find out what was discussed in the previous academic year in your local community HERE.  And if it sounds like something you want to get involved in, email su.reps@northumbria.ac.uk and make the student voice heard!