Student Representation System Advisory Board (SRSAB)

Meetings and minutes

2022/23 meeting dates:

  • Wednesday 13 September 2023 10:00   
  • Wednesday 8 November 2023 10:00   
  • Wednesday 13 March 2024 10:00   
  • Wednesday 5 June 2024 10:00   


Terms of Reference

The Student Representation System is the framework for student representation at the University, and operates as a partnership between the University and the Guild of Students.

  • To oversee the operation of the Student Representation System (SRS) at undergraduate (UG), postgraduate taught (PGT) and postgraduate researcher (PGR) level across the University, and to address any issues arising in relation to the scheme.
  • To monitor feedback from Staff-Student Forums (UG and PGT students, and PGRs), and to initiate reviews and/or recommend changes as appropriate to the Student Representation System.
  • To liaise with the Director of Graduate Studies and Head of the University Graduate School, to ensure the effective operation of the representation system for postgraduate researchers.
  • To provide strategic oversight and direction to the Student Representation System (SRS) and to receive reports on the Guild of Students Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Constitution and current membership 2023/24 

Two Co-chairs

  • Education Officer Guild of Students - Mr Joseph Hill
  • Director of Student Engagement - Dr Celia Greenway

Postgraduate Officer

  • Mr Benjamin Lockley

Three College Student Reps (one UG College Rep, one PGT College Rep, one PGR College Rep)

  • Attendance to be alternated between the College Student Reps

Director of Support and Representation, Guild of Students

  • Mr James Lindsay

Student Voice Manager, Guild of Students

  • Mr Scott Dawson

College Deputy Directors of Education or equivalent

  • Attendance from all 5 Colleges and BIA (or nominee as agreed with the co-chairs)

Representative from the Graduate Studies

  • Prof Duncan Shepherd

Representative from Student Services

  • Mr Jon Elsmore (Director of Students Affairs)

Representative from Registry (Policy) (Secretary to the Board)

  • Ms Laura Taylor

Senior Representation Coordinator, Guild of Students

  • Mr Christian Black

Invitees in attendance

To be determined by the Advisory Board

Reporting relationship

Reports to the Student Experience and Engagement Group (SEEG)

Student in meeting


Professional Services