School Representative – Social and Political Sciences

James Richardson Hi! I’m James Richardson, and hopefully your next SRC School Rep for Social & Political Sciences! This year I’ve really enjoyed being the Events Organiser for Politics Society, and being one of your General Reps at the SRC, pushing through with my manifesto pledges. I’ve been challenging the uni about why all lectures are not yet recorded, even […]

James Richardson

485562_10201612064053421_2031622442_nHi! I’m James Richardson, and hopefully your next SRC School Rep for Social & Political Sciences!

This year I’ve really enjoyed being the Events Organiser for Politics Society, and being one of your General Reps at the SRC, pushing through with my manifesto pledges. I’ve been challenging the uni about why all lectures are not yet recorded, even though this was agreed and promised last year, questioning the current overcharging of students for substandard Halls, and campaigning for our lecturers to not suffer a pension cut, whilst top management pay continues to soar.
As your School Rep I would continue to push on these areas, and start getting on with these.

  • Improve contact between the Class Reps. The Business School Rep did brilliantly this year on doing this, and I would like to bring in the workshops and conferences they have been organising.
  • Ensure the migration from using the Turnitin system is smooth, and works in the interest of students in our School.
  • Work with the Mental Health Equality Officer to improve the way our School handles mental illness. Currently we are poor at this. We need to ensure we have support in place, and have it properly signposted.

Tsveta Tsankova

T TsankovaMy name is Tsveta Tsankova, a second year Politics undergraduate, and I hope to become your School of Social and Political Sciences Representative.

Having liaised with staff to promote students’ opinions as a class representative for Business and Management during the current academic year, I feel confident that I have the right skills to improve your time at Glasgow.

My plan is to:

  • hold drop-in sessions open for everyone affiliated with the School of Social and Political Sciences to discuss issues as well as suggestions and work closely with the class reps;
  • encourage the further development of the Career Resources Moodle page – it can be used as a platform for the promotion of employer presentations and internships suitable for students from the School;
  • ensure that the lectures for the courses with the highest number of students continue to be recorded;
  • work towards improvement of the quality of feedback for essays and any other assignments;
  • co-operate with other school reps to provide proper support for students on joint honour programmes taking courses in different schools.

If you think I am the right candidate to represent and defend your interest, please show your support on 4th and 5th of March.