Student Association

Student Association

South Lanarkshire College Student Association (SLCSA)

SLCSA is affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS) and is led by an Executive Committee of elected representatives from across the student body. The Student Association and class representatives play an essential role in ensuring that the views and opinions of students are heard in faculty meetings, focus groups, College committee and Board of Management meetings.

There are huge benefits to being a Class Representative or elected member of the Student Association Executive Committee:

· Ability to influence decisions which affect all students
· Enhances your CV and job prospects
· Gain confidence and experience through taking part in meetings and committees
· Gain invaluable experience and develop essential skills
· Access to a wide range of training opportunities

Every student is eligible to stand for election as a Class Representative, or for a position on the Student Association Committee. There are a variety of posts, all requiring different skills and lots of enthusiasm:

· Student President                                                                                     · Class Representative
· Vice President
· Eight Executive Committee Student Officers

The Student Association is active in encouraging students to take a full part in College life through various College events which are organised throughout the academic session, such as:

· Freshers’ Week
· Health Week
· Mental Health Awareness
· UCAS Higher Education Event
· Volunteering Week
· Equality & Choices
· Destination Success

Additionally, they work with the College staff to raise awareness of equality, diversity, health and sustainability issues.

You can contact the Student Association by emailing studentassociation@slc.ac.uk, call them on 01355 807380 or pop in to see them in their office on the ground floor, near reception. You can also follow SLCSA on Facebook, search for SLCSA.

Office Bearers 2016-17

Student President – Jack Smith
Tel:  01355 807380
Email:  jack.smith@slc.ac.uk

Vice President – Melissa Mitchell
Email: Melissa.mitchell@slc.ac.uk

National Union of Students

SLC-EK Student Association is affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS).  NUS Extra cards can be collected from the SA office.

National Union of Students Scotland
T: 0131-556 6598
F: 0131-557 5679
E: nus-scotland@dircon.co.uk
W: www.nus.org.uk