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Qualifications

MA Creative Writing (Aberystwyth University, 2016)
BA (Hons) English Literature (Cardiff University, 2014)

Responsibilities

Student Voice Reps:
- Develop and promote the Student Voice Representative scheme across all regions (Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport)
- Support the recruitment of Student Voice Representatives for each region
- Develop and deliver training to Student Voice Representatives and provide on-going support throughout the year
- Liaise with the relevant Faculty departments to coordinate student representation on Committees
- Monitor and facilitate the research undertaken by Student Voice Representatives, to ensure that it is valid and relevant to the project
- Coordinate, publicise, and facilitate SVR Forums

Course Representatives:
- Publicise and help recruit Course Representatives, providing support to Course Leaders
- Monitor the Course Representative database, and identify gaps in representation
- Arrange and deliver Course Representative training across all campuses in the first term and additional sessions in the second term
- Provide on-going support to Course Representatives throughout the year, identifying potential training and progression needs
- Coordinate, publicise, and facilitate Course Representative Assemblies

Enhancement of the Student Representation Network:
- Collate data on the Student Representation Network through annual feedback surveys
- Monitor the effectiveness of the Student Academic Representation network by producing an annual review of the scheme
- Liaise with Faculties and relevant University departments to ensure the success of both schemes
Quality based research:
- Conduct research into academic practices at the University in order to inform University policy on quality enhancement processes
- Analyse the primary data received through student focus groups and Course Representative Assemblies, and identify themes, issues, or instances of good practice
- Create valuable data analytics to inform Union and University decisions
- Identify potential correlation with National Student Survey (NSS) scores which could inform academic working practice, and provide the Union with solid evidence on which to base academic campaigning and lobbying

Student Choice Awards (SCAs):
- Publicise and promote the Annual Student Choice Awards across all regions
- Monitor the nominations across all categories
- Collate the nominations in order for the judges to select the winners
- Organise the annual SCA event

Research

My research interests are:

- Student Voice and Representation
- Student Engagement
- Types of Students who Become Student Reps
- NSS Q26

Twitter

@StudentVoiceUSW

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