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Keeping up with SRUCSA – March 2021

Here is a brief update on all the big things we did in March, if you would like to talk to use about any of them, please get in touch.

We carried out successful elections and have our 20/21 team in place with more student nominating themselves than we have ever had before. 🎉
In partnership with sparqs we applied pressure to the SQA, to provide and college student panel to input in to their decisions.

  • Received a response from SRUC on our final Speak Week report.
  • We carried out the nominations for the SRUCSA Awards. Winners and
  • Nominees will be announced at the end of the month.
  • SRUCSA Officers attended the NUS Scotland and Liberation conferences.
  • We input on the start of a project which will improve the student experience at Aberdeen.
  • Attended a National Rural Mental Health Seminar.
  • Attended Rural Mental Health Election hustings where we asked a question to the candidates from SRUC students.
  • Attended NUS ‘Sense of Belonging’ session.
  • Attended the Student’s Association of the Future event.
  • Met with Annette from SRUC Board to discuss improving SLCs.
  • Met with students about Aberdeen student residences and followed up their issues with SRUC staff.
  • Organised the Student Panel for South and West Class reps.
  • Contacted all South and West Class Reps to get updates on how studying is going.
  • Met with the secretary of one of the SRUC staff unions EIS.
  • Met with Student Sport Scotland to discuss sports and activity development at SRUC.
  • Took part in a live Question and Answer for the South and West Faculty students.
  • Attended the SRUC Board meeting where we delivered an update on our activities and took part in strategic discussion.
  • Met with an external consultancy group who are looking at what a new post-16 education system for Scotland might look like.
  • Decided to get a temporary staff member using the funding we received from SFC.
  • Attended AdvanceHE Equality and Diversity conference.
    We decided to no longer hold our ‘Open Door’ sessions as attendance was very low.
  • We had a Class rep check-in that was really well attended.
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