Herts Empowerment

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What is HertsEmpowerment and how does it work?


HertsEmpowerment is a forum for students to be able to leave feedback about things impacting them at university. You can leave a comment on this page and we will assign it to one of our Elected Officers who will look at your comment in-depth and decide what actions would be best to take your feedback forwards and help. Our Elected Officers will then leave comments informing students on what action they have taken to address your feedback and concerns. Please note that, as a Union, there are some things in the university we don’t have control over and can’t necessarily change. We can, however, make sure your voices are heard and lobby the university to address issues that are important to you, and take forward serious issues to the university Senior Leadership team.

 

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    Accommodate students studying "online" during their "year abroad", who have missed out on the opportunity to physically experience living and studying abroad.

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      Due to the pandemic many of those hoping to study abroad this year are either studying online at the foreign university or have gone straight into their final year. 

      In December 2020, the decision was made to allow graduates of 2021 to be able to study abroad after graduation. This was announced only to "Events Managment" students (to my knowledge) and this does not include those currently studying online during their "year abroad".

      Announcing this opportunity to a select few and also not to those currently having to attend online classes at irregular times is appalling.

      Therefore, those studying online at home during their "year abroad" should be given the same opportunity to either go the following academic year (September 2021) and/ or after graduation in (2022), according to any interference due to the pandemic. 

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