I am applying for welfare rep because after experiencing welfare at Imperial I have seen where there are shortcomings and I feel I can make a big stride towards changing them for the better. Something that I believe needs to be looked at are the recent complaints that people have had over the living anatomy demonstrators, so this is an issue that I’d raise as soon as possible.
After losing my mum during first... read more
I believe my thorough personal understanding of the welfare support available at Imperial puts me in the best position to effectively support my peers as a Wellbeing Rep. Having been given a safe platform to share my mental health issues following my father's cancer diagnosis, the relief I have felt in knowing I am not alone is a feeling I wish to relay onto other students if given this opportunity.
I hope... read more
Last year, my personal life disintegrated and I found myself struggling. Fortunately at Imperial, help is never too far away; with the welfare infrastructure in place, I was assisted by the university, school of medicine and local health centres to find my way back to a life I was happy to live. From my experiences, I can offer advice to those who will allow me to listen to them, if anyone felt anything similar to... read more