I have decided to run for Department Wellbeing Representative while being the Department Academic Representative because I believe these two positions have a lot in common and should be done by the same person as in the past. The academic pressures cause a lot of stress which will negatively impact your wellbeing and results. I want to tackle both of these issues together.
During this year, I worked multitude of... read more
Hi my name is Paul - and I'm running to be your Departmental Wellbeing Rep.
Why am I running? Because I was invited by the Union to attend consultations on this new wellbeing network - which can't be said for anyone else running for this role.
Also - I feel that I try to make sure I know everyone I meet - which means that I am an approachable person - be it in labs, or lectures - or even at the Union... read more
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Martin Luther King Jr.
It has always been imperative for me to give back, and I cherish helping others. My past experiences involving; volunteering at care homes for the elderly, playing in a rugby team and captaining an internationally successful robotics team, means I can relate with people of different interests, backgrounds... read more
As some of you may know, I undertook a year of aeronautics before I joined computing. What almost none of you will know is that the time spent trying to secure a transfer was the most stressful time of my life. During this time, I turned to the college’s existing welfare support for assistance. The help I received was hopelessly inadequate. It is for this reason that I am applying to be your welfare departmental... read more