An Update from Me...
04/09 - The last fortnight has had me handling all sorts of things! I've been chatting to other institutions to share ideas on how we can ensure our accommodation is affordable, and meeting with Marilou (our International Student Coordinator) to prepare a warm welcome for new international students. I've also been consistently working hard to address any timetabling issues, and have even sat on the interview panel for the university's new Director of Learning and Teaching.Click here for previous updates.
Connecting Home and International Students
Sometimes, the international community at Staffs can feel disconnected from the rest of the student body. I hope to bridge this gap and create a more cohesive community.
Having a solid understanding of the Students' Union will help students know what is available to them and what we can do for them. I hope to make this clearer and louder!
Meaningful and Professional Job Opportunities
Our students deserve job opportunities throughout their studies that work with and enhance their learning, not just help pay the bills. I aim to find a way to source and share these opportunities.
Scholarships for International Students
International students are unable to apply for many of the scholarships available to Staffs students. Because of this, I will aim to introduce scholarships specifically for international applicants.
Improving Access To and Standards in Student Accommodation
Difficult experiences with accommodation can really damage a student's university experience. I want to ensure our student accommodation is affordable, accessible and of a high standard.