Manifesto

Candidate for the position of Institute for Education Senior Academic Rep - Undergraduate

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LAUREN EMERY

To make students feel empowered that they have a voice which is valued and respected

ABOUT ME:

My name is Lauren I am an Early Years Childhood student and I have been and academic rep for 2 years.

I value providing experiences across education, emphasising the importance of people feeling respected and appreciated as individuals with their own ideas, knowledge and beliefs. Everyone should be treated fairly, having no doubt of their ability and the value of their participation and input, improving and supporting themselves and the school.

I have been part of the Institute of Education Reps since my first year at Bath Spa, where I have been working alongside staff and other representatives to improve student experience and voice.

I have been working on are building student voices and participation within REaCH (Centre for Early Childhood Research).

 

QUALITIES:

I have been a part of the Education Academic Reps for 2 years now.

I feel I am a friendly and approachable person to talk to.

I am keen to hear people’s ideas and concerns.

I have been working closely with university staff to improve the student voice and experience.

I have been acting as a professional mediator between staff and students.

I have been working in early years and education for over 3 years.

 

AIMS:

To continue to encourage and support student participation within the   university

To continue working on student staff relationships

To strengthen our student community by building our academic rep to be diverse

To make students feel empowered that they have a voice which is valued and respected

To ensure all pathways in the Institute of Education and represented to the fullest

 

WHY I WANT TO BE SENIOR ACADEMIC REP

I am often told by people that know me well, that I have a confidence and a willingness to help people without reservation. I want to use this to support people towards something bigger. To be a platform to elevate people and encourage others to unwaveringly contribute to bettering our community.