In our roles as representatives at Warwick SU, we stand in solidarity with the trans and non-binary communities, and their allies, protesting at the University of Sussex.
This statement explains why.
It’s International Pronouns Day!
I’m Nathan, your Postgraduate Officer, and my pronouns are they/them.
As a nonbinary person, it’s obviously quite important to me for people to know my pronouns, but I’d like to take a little time to help you understand the profound impact pronouns can have, and explain why we should all make a habit of sharing our pronouns and asking other people for theirs.
In my manifesto I promised an SU that works for you, that was fit for postgrads, and where student priorities drive decisions. I also promised regular updates so you can stay in the know.
I’ve been in post just over a month, and experienced first-hand the barriers to changing things about the SU that don’t work for you. I believe more strongly than ever that the SU needs to change, and this is the year to do it.
Here's what I've been up to so far.