What do the URJC statutes say about student representation?
First of all, you can consult the statutes here: Statutes - King Juan Carlos University (urjc.es)
Take a look at articles 146, 147 and 148. Article 148 was modified in the 2010 statutes.
We give you a summary:
Article 146. Student Council.
[...] The Student Council is the body for deliberation, consultation and representation of the students of the University. It is made up of forty representatives chosen by and among the cloistered members of their sector, the delegates and subdelegates of Faculty or School and Degrees [...].
Note: What are cloister members? He university faculty It is the highest representative body of the University Community. As such, it is responsible for supervising and controlling the management of the University as well as defining the general lines of action in the different areas of university life.
It is made up of three hundred representatives from the different sectors of the university community according to the following distribution:
- Section A: 160 representatives elected by and among the teachers civil servant or contracted doctors permanent link to the University.
- Section B: 45 representatives chosen by and among the teaching and research staff who do not meet the requirements of Sector A.
- sector C: 61 representatives elected by and among the students Degree, Master, Doctorate, University of Majors and Own Degrees. Of these representatives, five will be Master's and Doctorate students and one from the University of Majors and Own Degrees. To guarantee minimum representation for each Faculty or School, there will be at least one representative of Undergraduate students for each center.
- Sector D: 34 representatives chosen by and among the Administration and Services Staff.
Article 147. Powers of the Student Council.
a) Prepare and modify, where appropriate, the Regulations that regulate its Organization and Operation.
b) Debate and resolve the initiatives emanating from the students of the University.
c) Be regularly informed of matters that affect the University Community and convey this information to students.
d) Participate in the evaluation of University services.
e) Participate in procedures for granting scholarships and aid.
f) Participate in the commissions that are formed at the University, when they affect students.
g) Representing , through the General Delegate or the person designated to replace him, to university students abroad.
h) Participate, if applicable, in the programming of cultural and recreational-sports activities of the University.
Article 148. Election of Delegates.
- El General Delegate is the highest representative of the students of the University before any instance. The General Subdelegate is the substitute for the General Delegate in case of absence or illness. The Secretary of the Delegation will have the function of assisting the General Delegate, as well as being the custodian of the minutes of the Delegation [...].
- El Faculty or School Delegate represents all students who receive teaching in the same Faculty or School. The Faculty or School Subdelegate is the substitute for the Faculty or School Delegate. They will be chosen by and among the Degree Delegates and Subdelegates of the corresponding Faculty or School.
- El Delegate or Subdelegate of the degree represent all the students of their degree. The Degree Subdelegate is the substitute for the Degree Delegate. Both will be chosen by the members of the Student Delegation who are enrolled in said degree.
- El Group representative represents the students integrated into their group. You will be assisted by the Subdelegate. In case of absence or illness he will be replaced by the Group Subdelegate. They will be chosen by and among the students in their same group.
- The term of office of the Group and Degree Delegate will be one year, and two years for the rest of the delegates. All of them may be removed at the proposal of one third of the same group that elected them, by an absolute majority of those present in a session called for this purpose.
- At the beginning of the course, the dates for the election of delegates will be determined by the management of each Faculty or School within a maximum period of one and a half months from the beginning of the course.