Maartje Koppelman is the current student member of the Faculty Board. The student member looks after the interests of students within the Faculty on various matters. She also manages the portfolios community building, internationalisation and alumni policy and maintains contacts with student associations and other student organisations in Utrecht on behalf of the Faculty of Science.
Tasks and responsibilities
The Faculty Board consists of the Dean, the Vice-Dean of Education, the Vice-Dean of Research, the Faculty Director and a student member. Aside from the student member’s duties in the Board, he/she also promotes and supports student participation in other co-participation organs such as the Faculty Council, and the Board of Studies of the Undergraduate School. Other student initiatives like student associations or activity committees are also very important and therefore encouraged. The student member makes sure that these students are able to execute their duties as well as possible, by inviting them for meetings and trainings.
In brief, the student member is the representative of all Faculty of Science students and is expected to:
- Attend weekly Faculty Board meetings and contribute to policy making discussions on everything that is going on, especially those matters concerning students and education, in the Faculty,
- Be a member of the Board of Studies of the Undergraduate School (UGS). During monthly UGS Board meetings educational matters are discussed by the Departmental Heads of Education,
- Be a vital link between Faculty Board, Faculty Council, Student Societies and the student body.
TERM of Service
The student member of the Faculty Board holds a paid position. It is a valuable learning experience and good addition to your résumé. The position requires an investment of approximately 16 hours per week, which are mostly spent in meetings. The term for a student member is one calender year (Start on January 1).
You can contact the residing student member of the Faculty Board by sending an email to: email@example.com. Are you interested in this job? Applicants are welcome to send their résumé to the same email address annually in the first half of November.