Open Polytechnic opens applications for Student Advisory Group

Posted by Open Polytechnic on 27 June 2011

The Open Polytechnic is forming a Student Advisory Group to provide the organisation with direct feedback on a range of student-related topics, and to act as a critical sounding board on new initiatives and existing Open Polytechnic services.

The group will consist of 12 students from across the Open Polytechnic student body who will be able to contribute to the group through a special forum on the Online Campus, with occasional on-campus meetings with relevant Open Polytechnic senior managers and the Open Polytechnic Council. Members will be appointed for an initial two-year term but may be reappointed for a maximum of three terms.

Members will be selected on the following criteria:

•    Have an interest in distance education;
•    Currently enrolled at the Polytechnic, and will have been enrolled for at least 24 weeks at the time of appointment;
•    Have access to the Internet in order to participate in online discussions; and
•    Show in the nomination form their qualities and skills that will enable them to contribute to the Open Polytechnic Student Advisory Group

The Student Advisory Group Terms of Reference and application form are attached.  If you have any questions about the Terms of Reference or application form please email

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and email it to  by Friday 15 July.  Please note that by submitting your application form you agree and accept the Terms of Reference.

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