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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      As a Student Representative in my final year, here are some important things that the next year generation of students could continue to benefit from online environment:

      1) Meetings involving student representatives;

      2) Meetings involving university feedback, changes and security;

      3) An online introduction to the basic student opportunities as not all students will be here from day 1. This should be compulsory or optional but somehow tested and accommodated within the timetable for new students. It should cover a range of topics such as:

      - how studynet works;  

      - Student Union responsibilities, SU website and how it works;

      - an introduction to student representatives and why we have them;

      - important facilities not to miss: sports & active students, mental health services, adverse circumstances form! (as people don't really know why there's a need for it) and employability opportunities (including an intro to the website);

      - last but not the least, apps relevant to the student life at UOH.

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