Student Voice Advocates

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Student Voice Advocates

BECOME A STUDENT VOICE ADVOCATE

What is a SVA?

  • A Student Voice Advocate (SVA) is an Aston student that represents the student voice on various Aston University panels.
  • You assist in decision making processes, whilst remaining impartial through consulting evidence and other relevant materials provided to you.
  • It is highly important as a SVA that the meeting and all information discussed remains confidential. Meaning, you cannot share any information about decisions made, personal information about the student, the case itself, etc.
  • Please note that you cannot be the SVA for your college.

THE BENEFITS OF SVA

  • Fun incentives (like a tote bag)
  • End of Year Certificate of Achievement
  • Available to add on to your Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR)

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Unique insight into University disciplinary procedures
  • Chance to network with senior university staff
  • Work closely with the Students’ Union
  • Employability skills

GAIN EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

  • Critical thinking
  • Objective thinking
  • Communication
  • Positive challenging
  • Time management
  • Understanding the information

SO... WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?