Student councils

Within Uppsalaekonomerna there are three different student councils that gathers all active members working with study monitoring within the student union in one way or another: the Strategic Educational Committee (STRUT), Bachelors Educational Committee (BEC) and Masters Educational Committee (MEC).

Strategic Educational Committee

The Strategic Educational Committee (STRUT) is the main student council working within Uppsalaekonomerna. Members of STRUT include all Uppsalaekonomerna’s permanent and substitute members in department boards, two student liaison officer as well as representatives from different associations with whom Uppsalaekonomerna has an agreement with. Uppsalaekonomernas vice president and head of education is the head of STRUT and is in charge of the meetings.

The purpose of the Strategic Educational Committee is to function as forum for an exchange of information between the members of the committee where they can inform the others what is going on in their respective boards as well as discuss current issues. The committee is also responsible for finding student representatives for different local and central committes and boards at Uppsala university. The committe is also in charge of a certain amount of resources that are to be used to in some way enhance the education in Uppsala.

Educational Opinions program

One of the big tasks of the Strategic Educational Committee is approving and revising Uppsalaekonomerna’s Educational Opinions program. The educational opinions program is the basis for the student unions work to impact and improve the education in all kinds of ways as it relates to Uppsala and Uppsala university.

Funds

The Strategic Educational Committee has a set amount of funds available each year. These funds are supposed to be used to work towards fulfilling STRUT’s purposes and can for instance be used to fund individual projects arranged by students that serve to complete or enhance the business and economics education.

Are you planning on a arranging a project and want more information or do you have any other questions? Contact vordf.utbildning@uppsalaekonomerna.com.

Bachelors Educational Committee

Bachelors Educational Committee (BEC) is Uppsalaekonomerna’s student council for gathering information and discussion concerning study monitoring at the bachelor level at the business and economic departments at Uppsala university. BEC is also a forum where the student ambassadors from the different courses can meet and discuss areas of improvement and solutions to problems for the education at the bachelor level. BEC also works as a channel for communication between the bachelor students and the Strategic Educational Committee.

Members of BEC include all student ambassadors at all different economics courses at the bachelor level at Uppsala university. Each economic course has at least one student ambassador representing them in BEC.

Masters Educational Committee

Masters Educational Committee (MEC) is Uppsalaekonomerna’s student council for gathering information and discussion concerning study monitoring at the master level at the business and economic departments at Uppsala university. MEC is also a forum where the student ambassadors from the different courses can meet and discuss areas of improvement and solutions to problems for the education at the master level. MEC also works as a channel for communication between the master students and the Strategic Educational Committee.

Members of MEC include all student ambassadors at all different economics courses at the bachelor level at Uppsala university. Each economic course has at least one student ambassador representing them in MEC.

If you have any questions regarding any of these councils or if you are interested in becoming a student representative, please contact vordf.utbildning@uppsalaekonomerna.com.