Earlier this year, Naima Fowlis started a petition to have Jay (Jamie) Appleyard removed from Experience Officer post at the University of Leicester Students’ Union. The reason? Donning a “blackface”, for “theatrical” purpose Jay Appleyard reasoned. Naima Fowlis urged in her petition; “By keeping Jay Appleyard in this post we are telling, not only the … Continue reading
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The inBox: Living Wage Protest at Chelsea
News out of my inbox straight to you; from Amy Cook – London College of Communication college coordinator. Living Wage Protest at Chelsea Demonstrate! The GMB Trade Union and students at UAL will be demonstrating to demand a living wage for cleaners at the University on Tuesday 11 March at 12:30 at Chelsea College of Art, … Continue reading
Elections and Staff: chasing up a complaint
Students Union (SU) elections might be over, but it hasn’t stopped me from chasing up an “accusation” made against me which could have jeopardised my run for Vice President of London College of Communication (LCC). When I received an email from SU engagement manager Penny Jerrum on the 19th of February regarding a complaint that … Continue reading
iSee: SU Build LCC’s fictional London
Students Union elections at University of the Arts London (UAL) might be over (thank goodness!) but SUARTS staff are still hanging around to ensure sure you know they’re here to hear your concerns. Continue reading
Messages of Support from around the world: VOTE Kai 4 LCC VP!
When my friends and family around the world learnt I was running for Vice President of London College of Communication, they made short videos to express their support and encouragement! I’m humbled, I’m blessed and I’m more motivated t Continue reading
iSee: My Students’ Union Valentine’s Day political message – with love!
My Valentine’s Day morning was spent at SUARTS head office where we – myself and SU sabbatical officers Shelly and Mostafa, prepared to give UAL Vice Chancellor a special Vals Day card… Some messages read: “Roses are red, violets are blue, SUARTS pays you LW, so should you!” Continue reading
iSee: Voice of the students?
I’m at the Students’ Union office in High Holborn bright and early this morning to offer someone a surprise Vals Day card… And if Shelly Asquith is on board you know it’s got to be political! More on that in the next post! Continue reading
To all my siStars!… Dream big!
BLESSED and HIGHLY FAVOURED… To all my siStars running for Students’ Union elections this week, all of you wanting to bring change within society – within our lecture rooms – and challenge social representation – we can ALL do it! #SheShouldStand Affirm it! In solidarity, in siStarhood x Related posts: #OBSR 4: ‘I Will… Lead … Continue reading
The inBox: SUARTS President tumblr announces Liberation Officers
Great news in! University of the Arts London Students’ Union (SUARTS) president, Shelly Asquith has announced the re-introduction of Liberation Officers! UAL removed Liberation Officer roles years ago, apparently due to lack of engagement from students. Liberation Officers work to ensure that the voices of minority groups are heard on campus. The SU (Students’ Union) … Continue reading