Student Voice at UCEN Manchester

Shape your student experience

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APP Student Consultation Group

We are looking for passionate and motivated students to become part of the Student Consultation Group to ensure that students from the two identified groups are heard, have better representation and get the chance to voice their authentic views.

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Shape your student experience

In this session our Student Voice Coordinator, Sheri will talk you through all the ways you can get involved and shape your student experience at UCEN Manchester.

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Student Rep CPD (Invite only)

How to utilise your skills for future career planning: CPD session for UCEN Manchester Reps, Officers and Advocates only (invite online). If you would like to attend, please contact

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What will we be talking about?

We’ll discuss all things Student Voice!

  • How to become a Student Rep
  • How to share your feedback through internal and external surveys
  • Get involved and join our Access and Participation Plan Student Consultation Group
  • Contributing stories to the Student Newsletter Do you want to join the conversation?

APP Student Consultation Group

The Access and Participation Plan (APP) is designed to help us understand and increase the outcomes of students from the following groups:

  • Students who grew up in low socio-economic areas (SES)
  • Students from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds (BAME)

Become a part of the APP Student Consultation Group

Who we are looking for? A current UCEN Manchester student who is passionate about increasing the continuation and attainment of students from the two selected groups, who is enthusiastic and able to work collaboratively with others to collate students’ experiences and create meaningful solutions.

Express your interest by contacting Student Voice Coordinator Sheri Lawal ( If you cannot attend a meeting but would still like to contribute your ideas, thoughts or experiences, please also contact the above email.

*Please read the UCEN Manchester Access and Participation Plan for more information on why we are targeting the two groups.

Share your voice

Having a voice in your experience is essential to the growth and development of UCEN Manchester, as well as the managing of your expectations throughout your study.

The role of a student rep is to both proactively seek and represent the views, questions and experiences of their academic peers. Student reps work in collaboration with UCEN Manchester to improve the academic experience. Each one is responsible for representing students in their specified course group.

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