Deputy President (Welfare)

Speaking Truth to Power

Thursday 9 June 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

Yesterday I was invited to speak at the College’s annual Student Welfare Seminar; given the very conspicuous lack of students in attendance I felt it would be appropriate to give a run down of my...

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Students' Unions and the White Paper

Tuesday 17 May 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

Those who know me well will remember my frustration in the run up to the response deadline for the Higher Education Green Paper.

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Sticking to a democratic mandate

Thursday 12 May 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

Last year I was ICSMSU Welfare Officer. I did a pretty decent job by all accounts, however I still had unfinished business when I came to the end of the year.

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We stand with the BMA

Friday 15 April 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

Most people are aware of the ongoing dispute over junior doctors contracts. As a medic myself with a partner who is a practicing junior doctor, I identify very strongly with the issue.

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5 Reasons to Vote: London Mayor Edition

Friday 8 April 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

I’m all too aware of the importance of voting and exercising my democratic rights.

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So you want to be a sabb?

Wednesday 24 February 2016 Deputy President (Welfare)

Nominations for this year’s Leadership Elections close this Sunday (28 February). It’s only a year since I ran for this role, and yet it feels like half a life time.

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A bleak future for universities?

Monday 30 November 2015 Deputy President (Welfare)

It’s been a busy, uncertain few weeks in the Union offices; the Government have presented us with a big old sack of policy changes regarding Higher Education.

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Life after Mentality

Tuesday 27 October 2015 Deputy President (Welfare)

Last year at Imperial College Union a landmark piece of research was published.

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National Coming Out Day: thoughts from the LGBT+ Officer

Monday 12 October 2015 Deputy President (Welfare)

Yesterday was National Coming Out day. To mark the occaision LGBT+ Officer Emma Little has taken over the DPW blog and would like to share her thoughts on coming out:

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Housing Horrors

Friday 9 October 2015 Deputy President (Welfare)

Housing – basic right and the bane of all our lives. University is in part about learning to navigate the housing market.

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