Author Archive for Akwugo Emejulu

[Update] Student Reps!

Be sure to let me know what you guys have decided in terms of student reps. Sam (and Wanda?) have agreed to carry on in their role for the 2015 cohort–thank you! Hannah has agreed to be the rep for the 2016 cohort–many thanks! For the 2016 peeps, it’s best practice to have two reps so can you guys have Read More

Student Reps!

Hi everyone! It’s that time of year again when we need to think about student representatives. The student rep roles are very important–they are your voice and advocate for your interests on the programme. We convene Staff Student Liaison Committees in which you guys, via your reps, raise issues–the good, the bad and the ugly–about your experiences on the programme. Read More

The new semester is just around the corner

Hi everyone I hope you’re enjoying the summer. The new semester is just around the corner! Callum and Pete, who will be your course organisers this semester, will be in touch soon with further details about Community Action and Social Justice and Organisational Management for Social Justice, respectively. If you haven’t done so already, please let me and Marie know Read More

Thank you + Assessment queries

Dear colleagues Callum, Duncan and I really enjoyed working with you this semester! Thank you for your insights and hard work. If you have any questions about your assessment, please feel free to email me us or use the forum. If you’re struggling and don’t think you’ll be able to make the deadline, please get in touch with me ASAP Read More

PASJ: Policy briefing examples

Hi folks Your assessment beckons. As you know, the individual part of your assessment asks you to write a policy briefing for a popular audience. I know that many of you have policy analysis/advocacy experience so this might be a familiar exercise for you. However, I wanted to share with you a few examples of good briefings that are engaging, Read More

[Update] PASJ: Pre-recorded lecture this week

Hey everyone Apologies for the technical glitch that meant my lecture last week wasn’t recorded. I’m super annoyed but I’ve managed to find some time today to re-record the session. It’s now available in the usual place on Moodle. Thanks for your patience! — Hi everyone I wanted to let you know that I’ve had to pre-record my lecture this Read More

Apologies for the delay with comments + thinking through pragmatic vs prefigurative politics

Apologies for the delay in getting you comments on your blogs–last week was super challenging for a number of reasons (including a recurring bout of insomnia, among other things) but I’ll be up to date with commentss by tomorrow. The debate about prefigurative vs pragmatic politics is really about the antagonistic relationship between reformist and radical action. Here’s a great Read More

Personal Tutor Group Meetings

Hi everyone Follow this link for a space to discuss your experiences on the programme to date. We know we don’t get everything right on the programme, so your constructive feedback is really important. Also, any positive comments you want to add to butter us up wouldn’t go amiss! Please post in your respective forum: if you began the programme Read More