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LGBT+ Students' Network
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Number of vacancies: 1

Candidates

Javier ORMENO
Hi, My name is Javier (that is like [xaˈβjeɾ] or [Ha-Bee-Err rolling the last R]). You may have seen me around in the last meetings. Before joining the MA Human Rights, I worked in an international humanitarian organization for some years around the Americas, Turkey and Europe trying to make our organization more transparent and addressing the needs of vulnerable people both designing action plans and in some cases carrying food parcels on my back.

Coming back to the university after some years of working is allowing me the time to acquire new skills and also to engage in the welfare of our community.

I was very happy to see there is an active LGTB+ group in the university; I believe that developing networks or having a group to rely on is very important towards general mental health. It certainly contributes towards a more integrated life. With your support, I would like to focus on having a welcoming network and mental health promotion. :3
Jamie Riley
As someone who - like many of us - has faced adversity and struggled with my sexuality, I feel I understand the personal and social challenges associated with being a student, particularly in London. I hope to share and engage with my experiences, as well as those from the wider community, to make sure that the support and resources are in place for postgraduate students. I am extremely proud of my identity and our culture, making sure these positives are represented throughout UCL will be a key priority.

Postgraduate study can be much more independent than previous educational experiences. Part of my main focus will be to ensure there is a network of approachable people in place for you to talk through work related problems, get advice or simply socialise with.

I also want to create a more engaged and active postgraduate LGBT+ community. London, and UCL, is an extremely cool place to study and being able to share experiences here with a network of people you feel safe around is incredibly valuable to your social and academic lives.

Most importantly, I want you to have fun!