AA2A Student Reps

The AA2A Student Rep scheme is a great opportunity for students to network and have a professional web profile before they graduate and provides a valuable addition to their CV. Each AA2A host institutions can select two students. See more about Reps involvement in AA2A

What's expected of AA2A Student Reps

  • To upload their profile to the AA2A website (see below)
  • Act as an ambassador for the project, helping us to get the word out to other students about the artists and any talks, exhibitions etc they're involved in
  • Meet with their institution's AA2A artists and write the occasional blog about the AA2A scheme from a student perspective

Benefits and opportunities for AA2A Student Reps

  • Reps get a profile on AA2A's website, which has hundreds of artists and designer-makers regularly uploading and blogging about their projects. They can document their own work alongside the artists. Images can include work in progress, photos of artists working, etc
  • Every year AA2A runs two optional 'Challenges' each with at least one prize, usually a subscription to an art magazine or online publication (worth approx £40). Last year's Challenges included writing a quote about AA2A for Twitter and completion of an online survey
  • We offer payments between £35 and £50 to individual Reps who arrange actual student visits to local artists from our AA2A Engage database
  • In consultation with our hosted artists, AA2A will choose a 'Student Rep of the Year" who will have their work profiled nationally on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

NB: In order to qualify for opportunities Reps must have completed their AA2A website profile

Emily Hale explains why she chose to be an AA2A Student Rep:
"I wanted the chance to find out more about what it means to be a professional fine artist. I also thought it would be a great chance to make contacts and have a website to use as a platform to showcase my work. AA2A could be vital to students like me in a couple of years, when they graduate."

If you're interested in this role please contact us or your AA2A Coordinator or Administrator at your college or university.