Medicine (UG): Phase 1a Academic Representative

Candidates

Kasope Ogunbiyi

Hi everyone! My name is Kasope Ogunbiyi, I am honored to present my manifesto for the position of Academic Representative in the Medicine First Year Cohort at ICL. As an advocate for meaningful change, I commit to the following: 1. I will highlight the importance of mental health by working on reducing stress, creating a supportive learning environment, and raising awareness about available mental health resources ...

Anusha Sajeev

Hello everyone! My name is Anusha and it would be my honour to be your Academic Representative as we navigate our first year of medical school together. Barely 3 weeks in and we’ve already witnessed some of the challenges of medical school (*cough* that RBC lecture *cough*), and I believe it is imperative that as we continue through this year any feedback we have regarding this new academic environment is ap ...

Raaga Devabaktuni

Hello, I’m Raaga Ritika Devabaktuni, I’m a first-year medical student and I’m from Liverpool. I do not have the niche experience of being an academic officer before, however, I've been lucky enough to serve as a Literary captain, and a Gladstone scholar in school, and they have been great opportunities to learn how to be as inclusive as possible. The following are some of my ideas on what I&r ...

Mahathir Ahmed

Dear Fellow Students, My passion for education, commitment to the student body, and my belief in the transformative power of higher learning motivated me to seek this important role as Academic Representative. As future healthcare professionals and scientists, our education is of utmost importance and I am committed to being your voice and advocate in the pursuit of academic excellence. 1. Enhancing Academic Exce ...

Yusef Al-Bahrani

I have nominated myself as an Academic rep as I am committed to representing the voices of our cohort so that we are heard. I advocate to creating a safe environment where students' academic concerns will be dealt with smoothly and efficiently. Through communicating openly and transparently, I hope to amplify and channel the voice of the cohort. By working with students I hope to achieve 4 main objectives and that i ...

Keertana Avadhanula

Hey everyone! I’m Keertana, a first year medic, and I’m running for academic rep this year! Vote for me, maybe (Parody of ‘Call Me Maybe”) I threw a wish in the well I hope med school won’t be hell Good academics, let’s pass I know we all want that I wanna hear your wish Sway fac with my rizz Improve your experience I know we all want that More qu ...

Lili Gyopár

Hi everyone! I’m Lili Gyopar, your fellow medic fresher from Hungary. Some of you may recognise me as “Lili from the group chat” - yes, that’s me - and I’d love to be your first year academic representative! I’m writing this during week 3 of med school so I’m just as new to all of this as you are, but I believe I am a good fit for academic rep. Even from the little time we& ...

Salik Akhtar

Hi, my name is Salik and i am a first year medical student. I am sure you must have met me during freshers week or at the boat party ;) but if we haven't, let's change that – say hello anytime! I am excited to present my manifesto as a candidate for the Year 1 Academic Rep. As a fellow Year 1 student, I understand the unique challenges and aspirations we face in our medical journey. My commitment is to be the ...

Marya Abuarqoub

Hey Everyone! I’m Marya and I’ll be running for Phase 1a Academic Representative. So much has been going on for the last couple of weeks and it has been wonderful meeting so many of you! I look forward to getting to know the rest of you☺ It is undeniable that we all have big aspirations - otherwise we wouldn’t be here. Which makes us all sit on the same boat! You all know the importance of settin ...

Yuki Agarwala

Hello, I'm Yuki, and I am running to represent you as the academic rep this year! Our Experience: In some tutorials, difficulty hearing the other students' contributions or even the lecturer Occasionally showing up on campus only to realize that our calendars had not been updated with lecture/tutorial cancellations Feeling like we might need more academic support We are all sometimes afraid to ask Why me?: ...

Erica Ramos Lopes Sousa

Hi everyone! I'm Érica, and I would be honoured to be your academic representative for your first year at medical school! As we embark on this new journey we will experience new challenges not only on an individual basis but also on an academic level - that's where I would like to help.Throughout my academic journey, I had the opportunity to serve various roles such as being Head Student, House Captain, Prefec ...

Rachel Fernandes

Hello! I am Rachel Fernandes, a first year Medicine student. I would like to stand for the role of Academic Representative. I hope to be an approachable presence in our freshers’ community, serving as a bridge between Departmental Reps, staff and importantly, you, the student body. As first years, we are adjusting to the novelty of medical school, and our learning experiences this year will determine how smo ...

Tony Alocious

Hi, my name is Tony Alocious! Thank you for taking the time to visit my manifesto page :) If you are reading this, then you are incredibly smart; there's no doubt about it. Nonetheless, university is different, as you know. Lectures are different. Studying is different. To truly be able to speak up about academic issues, you need a non-judgemental academic rep who will listen and take your concerns into account. So ...