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Experience & Track Record

Experience

2001 - 2002

bulletVice-President Education, NUS

2000 - 2001

bulletExecutive Member, NUS

1999 - 2000

bulletExecutive member, NUS

1998 - 1999

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SRC, Kingston University Students’ Union

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Chair, National Black Students Alliance

bulletCo-ordinator, National Assembly Against Racism

1997 - 1998

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Chair, Kingston University Students’ Union

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Chair, NUS Black Students Committee

1996 - 1997

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Sabbatical President, City of Westminster College

The Track Record

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As a student officer at Kingston, I helped organise the protest against the introduction of tuition fees and abolition of grants with over 500 students taking part 1998/1999  

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I successfully negotiated with the London Mayor to secure the most prominent demo route in years for NUS 2001/2002

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 As president of City of Westminster Coll, I managed to double the union block grant. 1996/1997

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I secured the abolition of the Visitor System & the introduction of a fair complaints system  2001/2002

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I secured a permanent link between NUS & the National Postgraduate Committee through HENC 2001/2002

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I co-ordinated the biggest ever student e-mail campaign against hardship & debt 2001/2002

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I proposed & led the campaign that created the NUS Black student Officer position

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I helped set up the first ever International Students Conference & national committee

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I led NUS’ work to defend quality assurance inspections & for an accountable Higher Education 2001/2002

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I organised the most high profile lobby of Parliament for years 2001/2002

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I coordinated nine regional rallies with over 10,000 students

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I launched NUS’ campaign for financial parity for all ITT students 2000/2001

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I provided regular e-news to support the work of Education officers 2000/2002

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I secured the backing of The Mirror for our Priority Campaign 2001/2002

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I worked with NASUWT & secured financial support for PGCE students 2000/2001

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I secured the support of UNISON & £10,000 for our campaign against hardship & debt 2001/2002

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I produced an online HE officer’s handbook 2001/2002

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I campaigned against the BNP during the general election & actively defend the ‘no- platform’ policy 1997/2002

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I priortised campaigning for EMAs for FE students 2001/2002

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As president of my local union, I successfully introduced an accreditation scheme for volunteers & officers 1997/1998

 

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