Aldrich Gonsalves

Aldrich Gonsalves

2018 - 2020

Campaigns


Eco

  • Successfully lobbied the college’s senior management for reusable coffee cups

  • Planned the development of and helped with the construction of Broadway campus ‘Wellbeing Garden’

  • Participated in ‘The Time Is Now lobby’ speaking with former Dudley North MP Ian Austin regards improving Dudley’s environment

  • Took part in the ‘Big Climate Fightback’ campaign planting 50 young trees in the grounds of Dudley College


Health and Wellbeing

  • Set up in collaboration with Dudley Health Champions the Mental Health Ambassadors programme

  • Campaigned for the Period Poverty ‘Red Box’ project – Red Boxes and free sanitary products are now available at all Dudley College campuses

  • Launched the ‘Chill Out Tuesday’ weekly breakfast club for students

  • Held regular meetings with STIR manager to discuss vegan menus

  • Participated in Dudley Youth Ambassadors monthly meetings.


Enrichment

  • Founded the ‘Virtual Reality’ and ‘Fun Day Friday’ weekly clubs – Organised student ‘Pool’ tournaments


Marketing of Students’ Union

  • Students’ Union purchased a ‘Pop-Up-Shop’ and now have visual presence at all campuses – The shop is vital for the President to engage and offer services to all students who find it difficult getting to Broadway.