Ruth and Jason successfully persuaded the university to U-turn on their policy of using students’ bursaries to cover rent arrears. Jason and Ruth sat on the University’s Debt Collection Review Working Group and were able to push forward important changes to ensure fairness and transparency in the University’s debt collection and short-term loans policies.
In June 2021 we ran Committee Fest - our annual training and development festival for incoming student leaders. This year we: Ran 29 virtual training events, covering everything from finance to events, and campaigns to social media. Trained 251 incoming student leaders, with students attending on average 2+ events each. Worked to develop leaders from 108 different student groups.