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Keiraville, NSW, 2500

Wollongong University Medical Students' Society

WUMSS descriptions

Phase 1 Representative x2 (Wollongong, Shoalhaven)

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Position Description


WUMSS Committee


Student Representative, First Year

Responsible to:

WUMSS Committee & Executive

Position summary:

There are two Student Representative roles available for first year students, one from Wollongong and the other from Shoalhaven.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Representing your cohort at Phase 1 meetings with the GSM
  • Reporting to your cohort and WUMSS
  • Organising and ordering merchandise (i.e. WUMSS hoodies, shirts, singlets, etc...)
  • Assisting with the organising of Inspiration Lecture 
  • Looking after the student common room (i.e., ordering from Cadbury,
    picking up soft drinks and keeping the common room tidy, handling money) 
  • Attend WUMSS Committee meetings and AGM 


The Student Representative must have proficient knowledge in the following: 

  • The aims and vision of WUMSS


The Student Representative must demonstrate the following skills: 

  • Team building;
  • Analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Decision making skills;
  • Ability to communicate effective, both verbally and non-verbally;
  • Stress management skills; and,
  • Time management skills, and the ability to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Handling money reliably.

Personal Attributes:

The Student Representative must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties, as well as demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Be honest and trustworthy;
  • Be respectful;
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity;
  • Be flexible; and,
  • Demonstrate sound work ethic

For enquiries please contact the WUMSS (Student Representative – First Year)