Happy New Year! Right, OK, I know its February but I had some time off from blogging in January – sorrynotsorry. Today is special. Today I start a new proper full time job at the University of Leeds as a Student Support Officer. Today I am wearing new socks that my mum gave me for … More New socks
Now that the dust has settled, the parents have left, and the welcome week paraphanila has been filed away for another year, I thought I’d stick a few thoughts down about Welcome Week. I’d like to start by giving a massive thankyou to all of our Student Union volunteers – our Heroes. They worked all … More Heroes
Like all sabbatical officers, I’m very used to students criticising the union for not engaging them, being self centred/cliquish, and only being in the job for the money. Often, these criticisms highlight flaws in communication and service provision that union’s are aware of, but that are not easy to fix. However, I think that there … More Sabb’s are people too!
So, I planned tonight to set up a blog for a variety of reasons, but initially to explore a personal issue, and a very public question. However, I was utterly astonished to discover that not only do I already have a published blog from 2008, but that it revealed what thoughts had been on my … More Time capsules and future gazing