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Officer Manifestos

Every year you elect Officers to represent you on the issues which matter most to you. Click on each of the points below to find out how your Officers are getting along with their plans.

Come back soon for updates.

We will combat the issues students face in relation to accommodation by:

Achieving an agreement with the University that University accommodation rents will never increase above the rate of inflation.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ibrahim Alzaid (President) supported by Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare)

Ensuring all students have access to workshops&talks surrounding their rights as tenants in rented accommodation, which is accompanied by a series of student-friendly digital resources&toolkits surrounding housing rights&processes that are accessible

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ibrahim Alzaid (President) supported by Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare)

Achieving an agreement with the University for a significant increase in University owned and managed student accommodation.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ibrahim Alzaid (President) supported by Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare)

Securing specialist housing advisors on campus to support students through landlord disputes and contractual disagreements.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare) supported by Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites)

We will improve participation and non-academic facilities by:

Ensuring students have online access to book all University rooms that have availability.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites) supported by Ibrahim Alzaid (President)

Developing and Implementing disabled sport activities on and out of campus.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites) supported by Ibrahim Alzaid (President)

Ensuring an external audit of campus accessibility is undertaken by the University and any recommended improvements are implemented.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites) supported by Ibrahim Alzaid (President)

Developing and implementing a series of give it a go sporting opportunities on campus for all students to participate in.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites) supported by Ibrahim Alzaid (President)

Ensuring 'Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free' is implemented across all schools.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites) supported by Ibrahim Alzaid (President)

Ensuring that all campuses have sufficient prayer and multi-faith room facilities that can be easily accessed by students.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ibrahim Alzaid (President) supported by Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare)

We will improve the academic experience of students by:

Ensuring that all lectures are video and audio captured including ones given by external visiting visitors.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education) supported by Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education)

Ensuring that no exams that students are required to undertake finish later than 6pm.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education) supported by Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education)

Ensuring all students have the opportunity to participate in a taster lecture before selecting modules.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education) supported by Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education)

Gaining a promise on the quality and timing of assessment feedback students will receive.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education) supported by Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education)

Gaining an assurance that students will be given a minimum of ten days between assessment commitments.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education) supported by Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education)

We will engage and improve the experience of postgraduate students by:

Establishing a postgraduate community in a manner that is accessible to postgraduate students.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education) supported by Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education)

Developing and implementing of postgraduate specific events and activities at all campuses.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education) supported by Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education)

Recruiting, training and developing postgraduate mentors to support undergraduate students.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education) supported by Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education)

Recruiting, training and developing postgraduate school representatives to elicit change.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education) supported by Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education)

Achieving an agreement with the University on the provision of a specific hub for postgraduate students.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ismahan Nur (VP Postgraduate Education) supported by Jamilla Torres (VP Undergraduate Education)

We will improve the welfare and wellbeing of students by:

Gaining a commitment from the University on addressing the ethnicity attainment gap with a clear action plan with deadlines and measurable outcomes.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare) supported by Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites)

Ensuring the counselling service is accessible to students through increased advisor capacity and effective marketing to students.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare) supported by Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites)

Ensuring an external audit is undertaken to assess the cultural competence of support services and any resulting recommendations are addressed.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare) supported by Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites)

Ensuring the University introduces an online reporting tool for any form of discrimination or harassment where the reporter is informed of any actions and progress.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare) supported by Gerald Aguilar (VP Activites)

Ensuring specific support and events are put in place for student parents and student carers.

15/7/19 -Assigned to Ibrahim Alzaid (President) supported by Lubaba Khalid (VP Welfare)