Wellbeing

Connor Hunter-Wem

Wellbeing

“Connor is the voice for student wellbeing and liberation”

Her role focuses on making sure our students are as happy and healthy as possible.

Read more about Connor...

E-mail: suwellbeing@aber.ac.uk


About the Role:

The Wellbeing officer is responsible for:

  • Representing the student body on matters relating to wellbeing, including student support, welfare, equality and diversity.
  • Co-ordinating activity and campaigns relating to student wellbeing.
  • Informing policy within the University and Students’ Union on matters relating to student wellbeing.
  • Supporting and developing a network of students on wellbeing matters by chairing the Wellbeing Zone.
  • Working with the Chief Executive Officers and AUSU’s senior management team to achieve and shape strategic aims and outcomes.
  • Attending appropriate University Committees.
  • Attending regular meetings with relevant University departments to further the development of student wellbeing.

University Committees/Meetings Attended:

  • Student Experience Committee
  • Accessible Aber
  • Equality Champions
  • Peer Guide Network Meeting
  • Department Disability Coordinators Meeting
  • Drug and Alcohol Strategy Group Meeting
  • Trans Implementation Policy Group
  • Attendance Monitoring Group
  • Plastic Free Aberystwyth University Meeting

Current Priorities

Below you can find a list of priorities Connor is working on this year as well as her current progress on them…

 

Deliver No Excuses training to Clubs and Societies Committees.

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Organise events and activities to raise awareness during Eating Disorder Awareness Week (1st-7th March 2021). *

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Work with the University to lobby Hywel Dda University Health Board to improve healthcare pathways for trans students. *

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Support student sex workers by lobbying the Government for the decriminalisation of sex work, as well as identifying and contacting nearby support groups for student sex workers. *

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Lobby the University to provide compulsory consent training for all students. *

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*denotes policy as passed democratically by Aberystwyth students.

Useful Links

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