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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    Feeling alone at university.

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      As a first year I know of quite a few people on my course, or others, who haven't had the opportunity to meet other people both on our course and elsewhere. This means that some of them feel very alone and don't have many people to talk to, and are unsure of how to make connections. This would be difficult enough on a normal year, but it is made worse this year due to COVID. Is there anywhere that could be signposted to them to help this issue or anything currently in place that they might be able to get involved with to meet people? 

       

      Thank you :)

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