Student representatives

Student Influence

Under Swedish law, students have the right to influence and co-determination in terms of their education.

Higher Education Act (1992: 1434) 2 Ch. The state universities organisation 7 § Students have the right to be represented when decisions or preparations are made that are relevant to education and the students’ situation. Act (2010: 701).

Halmstad Student Union appoints student representatives to the University of Halmstad all decision-making and preparatory bodies (committees, councils and boards).

The assignment means that you as a student representative sitting in a board along with teachers, administrative staff, etc. from college. You read documents (material items. Texts) for meetings, attending meetings, and sometimes carry out research or report anything afterwards. You also actively participating in monthly meetings with the university’s other student representatives organized in conjunction with the Student Support.
Here you have the opportunity to influence your education, learning and opportunities during studies. As a student representative will get 600 SEK in compensation for each meeting up to 5h then 100 SEK per hour, in addition to the opportunity to influence your education.

Where are the student representatives?

Board No of seats Name
Higher board 2 and the president of the Student Union Ida Bard, Marielle Bock and Stephanie Gellberg.
Resarch and education 3 and the president of the Student Union Ida Bard, Anna Hansson (1 vacant)
Research scientists and the Education Committee 2 doctorals Mikael Ahlborg and Ece Calikus
Academy council of information technologies 3 Pablo del Moral and Karl-Johan Djervbrandt (1 vacant).
Academy council of for health and Welfare 3 Julia Tranberg, Linnea Johansson (1 vacant).
Academy council of learning, art subjects and society 3 Philip Wernersson, Desirée Wahlhed (1 vacant).
Academy council of economy, technology and science 3 Linus Ohlsson, William Sundén (1 vacant).
Disciplinary committee 4 Philip Wernersson, Hannah Carnefjord, Stephanie Gellberg (1 vacant).
Recruitment committee 1 Dennis Olofsson.
Work Environment Committee 2 Albin Gustafsson.
Rector’s decision meeting 1 by way of the Student Union’s president Ida Bard.
Quality Council 1 by way of the Student Union’s president Ida Bard.

How do I apply?

Are you interested in finding out more or apply for any of the items send an email to