Sabb Archive > Shruti Verma

That’s all from us!

30 June 2016 » No Comments

So, this is the last Sabb blog I’m going to be doing…EVER! Congratulations, you’ve made it to the end of a stream of information I’ve been pumping out. This is going to be a bit of what I’ve done over the year and a general goodbye. I’m really good at goodbyes and I have successfully […]

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What was that about winter graduation?

29 June 2016 » No Comments

In the past month I’ve been working on ensuring that all students can graduate at a time that suits them and I’m pleased to say that I’ve had some success! Earlier this year I released a survey to find out if you want to graduate in December. Some students are allowed to graduate in December, whereas […]

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Results are coming…again!

14 June 2016 » No Comments

Sorry, to ruin the beginning of summer with a reminder about results…but here’s some vital information for you. Finalists will be getting their exam results on Thursday 16th June and everyone else will be getting their results on Thursday 23rd June. How to get your results on your respective results day: Your marks will be sent […]

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Let us know when you want to graduate

23 May 2016 » 4 Comments

Earlier this year I released a survey to find out if you want to graduate in December. Some students are allowed to graduate in December, whereas others only get the option of graduating in July. You can read my previous blog here. At the Union’s AGM on Wednesday 11th June a policy was passed to […]

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PGRs who Teach – results!

19 May 2016 » No Comments

I can now, very proudly, present the results of the survey we deployed in March/April. I will hold my hands up and apologise that it is a month later than intended and here is the reason: originally we were intending to present the university-wide results outlining both quantitative and qualitative responses, which we were all […]

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Industrial Action and the Students’ Union’s stance

13 May 2016 » No Comments

On Thursday 12th May, the Education Zone Committee (which consists of the elected Faculty Officers, Student Groups Rep, Postgraduate Research Officer, Postgraduate Taught Officer, VP Welfare, Union President and VP Education) had a meeting to discuss the upcoming Industrial Action (25th and 26th May) proposed by the University and College Union (UCU) and to decide […]

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Proposed Industrial Action

09 May 2016 » No Comments

Today it has been announced that the University and College Union (UCU) has planned to strike on 25th and 26th May, this is a national decision. This strike is planned over the University exam period, though Universities will inevitably do their best to ensure minimal disruption to exams – I am in contact with the University […]

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NHS funded degrees: response to consultation

28 April 2016 » No Comments

In the government’s Autumn budget proposed changes to NHS funded courses (e.g. nursing) were announced:- The grants that are currently provided to nursing students by the NHS are being taken away, and so nursing students will now pay for their courses via tuition fee loans, as with other students. For students who essentially work for the […]

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Thinking about PGT study?

22 April 2016 » No Comments

As you may remember from government’s Autumn Budget and my blog from November, loans are going to be available for those starting a Postgraduate degree that’s taught. So, if you’re considering taking on a Masters degree here’s some information that might be of some help. We thought it’d be best to put all the information […]

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Join the team!

19 April 2016 » No Comments

If you want the chance to influence the way your course is run and make a big difference to your educational experience next academic year, nominate yourself to be an Academic Representative here before 12pm on Wednesday 4th May. There are four types of role up for grabs: Course Representative There is at least one in every year […]

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