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The Global Majority Students Representative serves as a dedicated advocate for students from racial and ethnic backgrounds that constitute the global majority, often referred to as BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) students. This role is essential in ensuring that the voices, needs, and concerns of these students are heard, respected, and addressed. The representative works closely with the student union, university and various support services to promote racial equality, inclusivity, and a supportive environment for all global majority students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocacy and Support: Act as a liaison between global majority students and the university administration, advocating for their rights and ensuring their concerns are addressed promptly and effectively.
  • Community Building: Foster a strong, supportive community for global majority students by organizing events, cultural celebrations, workshops, and social activities that celebrate diversity and encourage peer support.
  • Awareness Campaigns: Lead initiatives to raise awareness about racial and ethnic issues, promote understanding and acceptance, and address challenges faced by global majority students within the wider student body and staff.
  • Policy Development: Collaborate with university departments to develop and implement policies that support global majority students, ensuring their perspectives are included in decision-making processes.
  • Support Services Coordination: Work with campus services to enhance the support available to global majority students, ensuring they have access to necessary resources, counselling, and safe spaces.
  • Feedback Mechanism: Establish and maintain channels for global majority students to provide feedback and report issues, ensuring their experiences inform ongoing improvements.
  • Career and Academic Support: Partner with career services and academic departments to provide tailored support for global majority students, helping them navigate their academic journey and career planning effectively.

The Global Majority Students Representative plays a crucial role in creating a more inclusive and supportive university environment, ensuring that all global majority students feel valued, supported, and empowered to succeed.

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