Year 2 Class Representative

SMSS Position: Year 2 Class Representative

Appointed or Elected: Elected

Main responsibilities/description (filled out by Lily Xiao and Huyen Vu, Class of 2020)

The class representatives work with their classmates to address issues, questions or concerns which may be affecting students individually or as a group in the academic capacity. This includes:

  • Helping students find supports for personal concerns which are affecting their academic performance as necessary
  • Representing their class’ opinions at the administration level by bringing forward group concerns to the appropriate administration staff
  • Acting as liaisons between the class and course directors, year chairs and the UGME
  • Remaining up to date on upcoming important dates, events, and course details and updating classmates (generally through email communication)

In addition to these responsibilities, the Saskatoon Class Representative is responsible for organizing the first semester mock OSCE for the first-year class.

Finally, both representatives are voting members on the Promotions Committee which makes recommendations towards successful promotion of students into future academic semesters.

 

3 benefits of the Position 3 challenges of the position
1.  Remaining up to date on happenings in the class, CoM, and SMSS 1. To represent all 100 opinions/voices of your classmates
2. Having the opportunity to foster meaningful relationships with your peers and the UGME 2. Balancing concerns of the class with concerns of faculty and finding an actionable compromise
3. You gain experience taking concerns from your classmates and forming it into professional and constructive feedback for the college. 3. Managing a high volume of emails and making concise, timely emails to classmates (ones they will actually read)


Contact information

Name Email Address Year in Position
Lily Xiao lily.xiao@usask.ca 2017-2018
Huyen Vu huyen.vu@usask.ca 2017-2018