Helen Lawley

Helen Lawley

2020 - Present

Campaigns 


SU goes Virtual

  • Highlighted the difficulty students may face when accessing remote learning

  • Made sure COVID-19 information was more accessible and understandable to students

  • Held first ever Virtual Freshers Week

  • Encouraged students to socialise virtually during lockdown by moving clubs onto teams


Free School Meals

  • Protested for Free meals as part of the national campaign by Marcus Rashford


Welfare

  • Held and Hosted the first ever Dudley SU Disability forum

  • Secured free masks for students during the pandemic (college were charging £1 per mask)


Local/National projects

  • Represented Dudley SU at the Students Deserve Better rally as part of the virtual NUS National Conference 2021

  • Spoke to new Student Governors as part of the Festival of Governors (AOC) to answer questions they may have had about being a first-time Student Governor.

  • Wrote to 39 local MPs to highlight the lack of Further Education funding with the Love Our Colleges campaign

  • Operation Santa and Food Bank collection - raised 237 meals for local families