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Candidate for the position of Education Officer

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MEGAN CLARKE

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MEGAN FOR EDUCATION

MAKE IT HAPPEN

 

ABOUT ME:

 

Chair of Faculty of Arts Exec 2019/20

Chair of Education Exec 2018/19

3rd year History Student.

Co-Organiser of Reclaim Our University Demo #ShameOnYouWarwick

Co-Chair Warwick Labour 2019/20

Deputy Chair and Treasurer Warwick Labour 2018/19

 

QUALITY EDUCATION

Push for increased study space across Leamington, Coventry and campus, making use of the old sports centre and better signposting term three extra study space.

Campaign for a common room for every department.  

Campaign for universal lecture capture, working with working with staff to end university abuse of lecture capture and pushing for its expansion

Push for an earlier exam timetable to allow students more time for preparation. Producing a report on how other universities achieve this to present to the university.

 

DECOLONISED EDUCATION

Hold the University to account on the Black Attainment Gap and the Widening Participation Project. 

Work with the University to create a strategy and implementation plan for tackling hate crime on campus. Ensuring that our campus is one where every student can feel safe and supported no matter their background.

Continue the great work of the Decolonise Project and work with decolonise advocates and the ethnic minorities officer to improve it. Using its findings to further liberate the university curriculum across all courses.

Ring fence funding for the Hidden Histories project which shines light on those not visible in traditional narratives.

 

CLIMATE EDUCATION

Push for all new builds on campus to be zero-carbon and sustainable from lighting to heating to building materials.

Campaigning for our campus to become carbon neutral by 2030 in line with the expertise of climate scientists.

Promoting educational projects around facing the climate emergency, fighting climate change denial wherever it is found and ensuring projects like Warwick Cup receive funding from the SU.

Supporting climate strikes on campus. Helping the organisers to promote the event through SU channels and access funding

 

SUPPORTED EDUCATION

Campaign for better mental health support - a director of wellbeing in each department with improved and ringfenced funding for Wellbeing Services to reduce wait times for counselling.

Push for culturally competent care with counsellors that reflect and understand the diversity of our student body.

Fight for a reading week for everyone, including STEM students.

Push for compulsory training of all personal tutors. Increasing their awareness of wellbeing services in order to signpost students to where they can receive help.

 

FREE EDUCATION

Fight for an education system that is free, liberated, and accessible to all. 

Organise students to campaign for the abolition of tuition fees, the introduction of living grants and fighting against increasing fees for home and international students.

Increase education of workers’ rights among students and supporting student-staff and other workers taking strike action to defend their pay and conditions.

Educate students of Warwick's radical history and of the power of student activism in reshaping Warwick University in our interests.

Push for cheaper living costs for students, from accommodation to food, with the university.

Push for reduced hidden course costs - printing credits available in all departments. Campaigning for the removal of library fines when books are not on hold and a review of textbook costs

 

 

MAKE IT MEGAN

 

 

 

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