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SRUC Students' Association

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Keeping up with SRUCSA – February 2021

  • We met with the new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion coordinator and got their advice on Skiffington Cottage and shared our Black Lives Matter policy.
  • Had two catch-ups with the principal and academic director.
  • Been involved in careers guidance gap analysis to help provide the best careers advice service for SRUC students.
  • Had central and north student panels.
  • Organised an opportunity for class reps to feedback on the timetabling and semesterisation of the year direct to the Head of Learning and Teaching.
  • Went to Rural Mental Health Forum, took student questions to MSP hustings.
  • Had our SRUCSA Executive meeting.
  • Spoke with South and west and Central catering team to figure out the future of what food will be available on campus.
  • Met with resident students at the Oatridge Campus and SRUC Residence Services manager to help them get weekly meetings started.
  • Attended NUS catch up with NUS and Scottish Funding Council to make sure students are adequately supported in this crisis.
  • We attended online engagement session workshops run by NUS to improve our online engagement skills.
  • Attended all Strategic Recovery planning Group meetings. Raised an issue around trying to prevent international students paying hotel fees during quarantine isolation.
  • Attended the SRUC Board strategy day. Giving student insight into SRUC strategy including moving forward with Degree Awarding Powers.
  • Ran student sessions for Student Parents and Carers and Class Rep sessions and open to all student sessions. We won’t be running these in future.
  • Ran our Annual Election Nominations, resulting in more nominees than ever before.
  • Ran a special engagement session to with Work-Based Learners to find out how we can provide them with better representation.
  • Put out our Weekly updates on social media to keep you informed of our work.
Categories: 2020-21