Presentation on theme: "Supporting Student Engagement"— Presentation transcript:
1 Supporting Student Engagement University of East London
2 Introductions John Joe Mulherin Student Experience Manager
3 Student Life / student support Where can students get help?Student Life / student support
4 Ground Floor of the R Building Student LifeWhere to Find Us (Stratford)Ground Floor of the R Building
5 Student Life Where to Find Us (Docklands) 4th Floor of the Docklands Library
6 Central Support Helpdesk Make appointments with the support teamsCollect cheques for bursaries, grants and loansAmend student recordsGet a replacement Student ID CardValidate 18+ Oyster Card applicationsGet letters to verify student status
7 Health and Wellbeing General/physical wellbeing advice and support Initial support consultations (ISC)CounsellingRegistering with a GP
8 Disability and Dyslexia Team Advice, information and guidance on disability mattersAssistance with claiming disability-related government fundingAssistance with reasonable adjustments to support studies (e.g. exam arrangements)Advice about learning difficultiesDyslexia Screening
9 Student Money Advice & Rights (SMART) Team Government funding adviceBursaries, grants and scholarshipsExternal funding opportunitiesMoney management tipsImproving financial capability
11 Engagement for achievement Helping Students SucceedEngagement for achievement
12 Engaging in Student Life “Social engagement can be seen to create a sense of belonging and offer informal support through interaction with friends and peers.Social engagement takes place in the social sphere of the institution, including social spaces, sport clubs and societies, the students’ union, in student accommodation and through shared living arrangements…”
13 SU Student Societies Academic and Subject Societies International and Cultural SocietiesGroups of students on specific courses at UEL, at specific UEL schools, or interested in specific career paths.These groups may organise academic activities and study groups, or they may simply give students a chance to socialise with others on their course.Groups of international students from a specific part of the world and friends, or students interested in specific cultures.
14 SU Student Societies Performance and Arts Societies Campaigns and Community Societies Groups of students who enjoy or practice a particular creative activity such as dance, performance, drama, music, entertainments, media, or other art forms.Groups of students united in a common cause. This includes political groups, religious groups, charitable groups and campaigning groups.Hobby and Common Interest SocietiesGroups of students who enjoy a particular activity or interest for its own sake, or any other student groups which do not fit into the other four groups.
15 The Underground Bar, Docklands Campus Social SpacesThe Underground Bar, DocklandsTo include on and off campus (e.g. Aqua East, O2, Freshers Week Line-up, etc).The Red Room, Stratford
16 Engaging in Curriculum Design QAA Quality Code – Chapter B5“This Chapter covers student engagement at undergraduate and postgraduate level, irrespective of location, mode of study, teaching delivery, or discipline.The Chapter focuses on the provision of an inclusive environment for student engagement. That environment anticipates the varied needs of learners and aims to ensure that all students have equal access to educational opportunities.”InformationAndGuidance/Documents/B5.pdf
17 Programme Reps firstname.lastname@example.org Programme Committees Two Per Year
18 SU Elected Representatives President Imran HusseinVP Education (HSB & Cass) Amirah MohamudVP Societies & Comm’s (Cass & HSB) Adrian PatsalosVP Community & Development (ADI & Combined) Jitesh MondalVP Welfare (RDBS & ACE) Edna Chirwa
19 Student Experience Surveys National Student SurveyInternal Programme SurveyPostgraduate Taught Experience SurveyPostgraduate Research Experience SurveyModule Evaluations
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