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Opportunity to be a Student Representative for the Common Awards Management Board in the 2021/22 academic year

Opportunity to be a Student Representative for the Common Awards Management Board in the 2021/22 academic year

by Rachel Starr -
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Email for all Common Awards students, sent on behalf of the Common Awards Management Board

Dear all Common Awards students,

The Common Awards Management Board (CAMB) is a committee with responsibility for and oversight of the quality and standards of the overarching Common Awards partnerships and programmes. The membership of the Board includes students from TEIs who represent the whole of the Common Awards student body. Student representatives are able to contribute to Common Awards decision-making, policy development and the ongoing monitoring and development of Common Awards on a national level.

The Common Awards team at Durham University facilitates the election process for student representatives to the Management Board, and we are happy to announce that nominations to stand as a Student Representative are now open.

Your voice is important

~ Are you interested in being one of the Common Awards student representatives?

~ Would you like to have a say in the ongoing monitoring and development of the Common Awards on a national level?

~ Would you like to represent your fellow students and contribute to Common Awards decision-making and policy development?

If so, please consider standing for election!

The role of Student Representatives

Student representatives are elected for one year. The role of the student representatives is:

· to be present at the relevant meeting(s) of the Common Awards Management Board that they have agreed to attend;

· to gather and collate feedback from students at TEIs, and submit items of student feedback to the Chair of the Management Board;

· to provide an oral update at the meeting on any feedback they have received from students at TEIs;

· to report back to students on matters raised and discussed at the Common Awards Management Board.

Please note that we will reimburse travel and subsistence costs for student representatives, and we will provide advice and support to the representatives throughout the year.

To stand for election, please complete the attached form and return it to common.awards@durham.ac.uk by 29th January 2021

We will publish candidate information on 5th February so that Common Awards students can vote for their student representatives. Your TEI will host a local election where you can cast your vote. The TEI will then send the results of this election to Durham University. The Common Awards team will use the results of these individual elections to determine the three elected student representatives. The Standard Transfer Vote method will be used to do this. Elected student representatives would attend their first Common Awards Management Board as observers at the meeting on 4th May 2021, and officially begin the role in September 2021.

For more information please visit the Common Awards website. If you have any questions about the position, or the process, please contact the team (common.awards@durham.ac.uk).

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes,

Common Awards Team