Central Student Liaison Officiers

UTN has four full time working Student Liaison Officiers who are responsible to represent the students in boards and faculties making decisions regarding issues related to all study programs. In addition to this work they also have different responsibilitys.

By representing a specific area UTN's central Student Liaison Officiers together cover the areas important for the Union. If you have questions or concerns related to any of these areas you can contact the responsible Student Liaision Officier. For more general questions you can contact bevakare [at] utn.se or come by our office at Uthgård.

Each Student Liaison Officier is also responsible for a standing committee. In the standing committee representatives from the sections working in the same area as the Student Liaison Officier gather to discuss common issues and find cooperation opportunities.

 

Educational issues 

The Union had two student liaison officers with responsibility for educational issues that works with issues regarding the quality of your education. This work involve to ensure that the teaching in your education are at a good educational level. Issues regarding examination, such as time limits for for correction of exams, are handled by this student liason officier. The student liaison officer with responsibility for educational issues is also helping students in specific cases when they got problems regarding to their education.

Student welfare issues 

The student liaison officer with responsibility for student welfare issues is working to make sure that you feel good and is treated fairly during your studies. This work involve issues about your study environment, such as how many study rooms there are or if there is ventilation in the classrooms.This student liaison officier also works with equality, psychosocial issues and is responsible for UTN's policies. The student liaison officer with responsibility for student welfare is also helping students in specific cases when they got problems regarding to their welfare.

Labour market issues

The student liaison officer with responsibility for labour market issues is working with issues regarding work relations in your education. This work involve to ensure that your education is preparing you for start working by for example guest lectures or study visits. In addition to this the student liaison officier with repsonsibility for labour market issues is working with promoting the various educational programs competencies to labour market representatives and is also responsible for the alumni activities.

International issues

The union's international work involves issues regarding the international students and international exchanges. This work involves the inclusion of international students in the student democracy and expose our activities to them, both in the educational issues and in our social events. International issues are driven by the union's Student Liaison with educational responsibilities for the science programs because most of the of international students at the faculty are studying among these courses.


Studentombudsman

In addition to the union's four full-time remunerated Student Liaison Officers we also have a student ombudsman*.

The Student Ombudsman can responds to questions regarding rules and guidelines of the University and provides assistance to problems related to your education. There is a wide range of national regulations and local guidelines that apply to your university studies and as a student it can sometimes be difficult to know what is what. The Student Ombudsman will help you, and is, like the Student Liaison Officers at the Union, trained in matters concerning student rights. The Student Ombudsman may be especially god to contact in discipline cases, but also in contact with differnet agencies, like CSN.

Even you as a PhD-student are welcom to contact the Studentombudsman with your questions about your education and rights as a PhD-student. 

All students at Uppsal university are welcome to contact the student ombudsman!

Contact:

Telepone and visiting time are;

Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00 to 18:00

It is also possible to book another time with the Student Ombudsman. The easiest way to do so are to call or email

Mail: studentombud [at] us.uu.se
Phone: 018-480 31 32
Visit: Övre slottsgatan 7

*The Student Ombudsman is a service for all Students at Uppsala University an is co-financed by the four Students unions, Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students, Pharmaceutical student association, Gotlands Student Union Rindi and Uppsala Student Union.