A StAR is a Student Academic Representative who is elected by their peers at the start of the academic year to represent their course year group on issues that affect them whilst at Havering College.
What does being a StAR involve?
Communicate student views to the wider College and report back the results.
Attend and actively contribute to StARs’ events where you voice your group’s needs and issues.
Attend the Course Board of Studies meeting for your programme.
Attend StAR training.
Support the work and activities of the Students’ Union.
What will I gain from being a StAR?
involved in wider College issues and contribute to bringing about change.
new skills that will be recognised by future employers and look great on your
to resolve course related issues.
and work with other StARs.
the opportunity to complete the StARs Accreditation module and obtain an extra
10 credits on your transcript.
a certificate of recognition from Havering College acknowledging the role you
have carried out.
Below is a short message from Sharon about being a Higher Education StAR. Sharon was highly successful as a StAR and has now graduated on our BA (Hons) Social Work Course. If you think you would be interested in being a StAR then speak to your Tutor at induction.