NUCCAT Workshop

Developing effective partnership between University and student union

Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014

Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm

Venue: Room, MR9, University House, University of Hull.

Lee Fallin, Skills Adviser, Skills Team, University of Hull.


The workshop will explore:

  • Collaboration between unions and university
  • Realistic targets/expectations
  • Developing positive relationships – supporting staff to support representation
  • Developing a suitable hierarchy and scheme
  • Measuring success
  • Motivating representatives
  • Feedback – closing the loop
  • Training – and ongoing development for representatives
  • Supporting sabbaticals to be successful
  • Finding a common language
  • Developing a brand
  • Communication
  • Engaging postgraduates
  • The mechanisms employed by universities in rewarding extra-curricular activities that are often managed within student unions
  • Getting the demographic right in terms of student engagement/representation

A programme and a booking form are available at:

Please contact NUCCAT if you would like more information – tel:  01695 584562