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Oliver Creed – Policy Profile

The Beaver (TB): Do you think that LSE does a good job at educating and stimulating its students? Oliver Creed (OC): Yes. But it can always do a better job. It’s a renowned university, but there’s room to improve. The…

Policy Profile (Community & Welfare): Afrah Hyder

The Beaver (TB): What is your diagnosis of LSE’s welfare problem? Afrah Hyder (AH): I don’t think that welfare considerations play the central role they need to. The big issue I’m talking about is mental health. I’m talking about the…

Policy Profile (Community & Welfare): David Gordon

The Beaver (TB): What is your diagnosis of LSE’s welfare problem? David Gordon (DG): I think there are multiple facets to the problem. The first thing is that people don’t know what support is available. I have an inclusion plan,…

Policy Profile (Community & Welfare): Chess Flack

The Beaver (TB): Do you think the LSE has a problem with welfare? If so, what is it and how would you tackle it? Chess Flack (CF): At the moment, LSE teachers get no [mental health] training when they start…

Policy Profile (Activities & Development): Natalya Sharapova

The Beaver (TB): What do you think is the biggest problem with how the ARC operates? Natalya Sharapova (NS): Basically, I think ARC is doing an amazing job. I worked at the SU this year as an ARC receptionist, so…

Policy Profile (Activities & Development): Gabriel Shaft

TB: What do you think is the biggest problem with how the ARC currently operates? GS: I think the system is quite inefficient – getting rooms booked, getting events approved, getting funding allocated – there are too many steps. There…

Policy Profile (Activities & Development): Jack Boyd

TB: What do you think is the biggest problem with how the ARC operates currently? JB: I feel that the biggest issue is how overworked they are compared to the staff they’ve got, so I said at Hustings that I…

Policy Profiles (General Secretary): William Stein

TB: What is it about how the LSE and LSESU are being ran that made you want to run for this position? WS: I think I have an ability to bring people together, and I really believe that the role…

Policy Profile (General Secretary): Zulum Elumogo

TB: What is it about how LSE and LSESU are being run that convinced you to run again? ZE: I believe both institutions certainly have students’ best interests at heart, but the biggest issue is communication. Communication between what’s happening…

Policy Profile (General Secretary): Alex Selway

TB: What is it about how the LSE and SU are being managed at the moment that made you want to run? AS: The most important thing for me is that others are just not having the same positive experience…

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