Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Student Representation at University

LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course



DESCRIPTION This optional study-unit will combine experiential learning with active reflection on that learning. It will facilitate student participation in a number of meetings within University structures such as Senate, Council, Faculty Boards and Boards of Studies and recognise their preparation for the said meetings, as well as student participation in Senate-recognised Student Societies through their roles as executive members. It will also give students the opportunity to participate in a structured experiential seminar as well as to reflect on their learning through a reflective log on their practice.

Study-Unit Aims:

This optional study-unit will give university students the opportunity to participate in University administrative and academic affairs, or in the organisation of activities carried out by Student Societies, reflect on that participation and the consequent learning as well as develop their interpersonal and group skills.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding
By the end of the study-unit the student will:

- Become cognisant of the impact student participation may have on the University’s responsiveness to changing educational needs;
- Become more conversant with University structures;
- Be able to increase awareness of the University’s response to societal needs.

2. Skills
By the end of the study-unit the student will:

- Develop active participation in University structures;
- Develop interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic;
- Develop group skills;
- Develop communication skills;
- Become active citizens.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

STUDY-UNIT TYPE Fieldwork and Seminar

Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Reflective Diary SEM1 Yes 100%

LECTURER/S Mary Anne Lauri
Carmen Mangion

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It should be noted that all the information in the description above applies to study-units available during the academic year 2021/2. It may be subject to change in subsequent years.