Become a SONA Rep for 2020

Become a SONA Rep for 2020

 Registrations now open for 2020

  •  If you meet the below criteria,  and you are interested in being a representative of our Student Organised Network Association – we look forward to hearing from you via application form here

 Who can become a SONA Rep?

  • To be eligible to become a SONA rep you should be currently enrolled in an architectural bachelor or master’s degree at an accredited Australian University.
  • You should have a minimum of 1 year experience as a SONA member!

 What does a SONA Rep do?

  • Develop an understanding of what SONA offers and communicate this effectively to students.
  • Work successfully as a team with other SONA reps to achieve successful events, publications and competitions.
  • Work successfully as an individual to achieve successful events, publications and competitions.
  • Represent yourself, SONA, the Australian Institute of Architects, respectfully your university colleagues, and your university.

 When is the SONA Rep term?

  • The SONA rep position is for a calendar year and runs from January – December
  • Availability to attend SONA Training Camp is key!

 Why do SONA Reps exist?

  • The purpose of the SONA rep position is to assist with delivering relevant and engaging services to local SONA members and students across Australia at accredited universities.
  • SONA reps exist to encourage a student studio culture, of critique and camaraderie. To intensify student’s university study and social experiences, providing opportunities for professional networking + career development.
  • SONA reps exist to provide a student perspective to Australian Institute of Architects (the Institute) committees and focus groups. To advocate for student talent through publications, competitions + prizes.

 How do SONA reps do all of this?

  • SONA reps travel to a meeting in February to receive training in their role.
  • SONA Executive (consisting of previous years SONA reps) help and guide the SONA reps throughout the year.
  • Institute Staff are available to assist SONA reps and help them to succeed in their role!

 Did you Know?

  • There are 19 new SONA reps each year, one at each accredited university in Australia!
  • Being a SONA rep you will meet and work with other students from universities around Australia
  • Being a SONA rep is just the beginning, you can nominate for  SONA executive the following year and grow your experience with SONA – Fancy being SONA President?
  • You get to travel with SONA! SONA Reps meet in February, then again mid-year for a face to face meeting!

 Want to know more?