University of Guelph-Humber

2018-2019 Academic Program Representative (APR) Application

Positions Available

(2) Kinesiology APR

(2) Business APR

(2) Family & Community Social Services APR

(2) Media Studies APR

(2) Early Childhood Studies APR

(2) Justice Studies APR

(2) Psychology APR

Job Description

You will provide a consistent, thoughtful, and researched student voice. Your job will revolve around unbiasedly gathering, analyzing, and representing student concerns and issues. Your term will run May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019.

Specific duties will include:

  • Meeting with your Program Head and Academic Advisor at the beginning of the semester
  • Collecting and analyzing student feedback throughout the year
  • Attending Curriculum Committee meetings to discuss the student feedback you have gathered and analyzed
  • Updating students in your program about your Curriculum Committee meetings
  • Writing a transition report at the end of each semester
  • Maintaining open door communications with students in and outside the IGNITE Leadership Lounge
  • Attending check-in meetings with Vice-President, Guelph-Humber (VPGH) and/or IGNITE Coordinator


APR positions are open to students in any year of study.

Students that meet the below criteria are eligible for consideration:

  • Registered as a full-time or part-time U of GH student during both fall and winter semesters
  • Maintains good academic standing

The ideal U of GH APR is:

  • Ambitious and excited to seek student feedback
  • Passionate about making positive changes to their respective U of GH program
  • Eager to learn and self-motivated
  • An individual with a long-term and strategic mindset


APR will receive an honorarium upon completion of their term. The honorarium value will be based on the APR performance throughout the year.

Important Dates

March 19 – April 6, 2018 – Application period (deadline 4:00pm)

April 23 & 24, 2018 – Interviews

April 25, 2018 – Academic Program Representatives selected

September 28 & 29, 2017 – Mandatory training

Application Package

To apply, please fill out the form below. You will need to provide:

  1. Letter of interest (maximum 500 words)
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial academic transcript (no transcript needed for first year students)

If you have any questions, please contact Kristine Galvan, Clubs & Volunteer Coordinator.