Academic Representation Officer

Academic Representation Officer - Marija Solic
Who is an Academic Representation Officer?
Hi, I’m your go-to advocate for a better academic journey at Portsmouth! Whatever academic issue you might be experiencing, feel free to reach out to me 😊
Who is Marija?
• My name is pronounced MARIA
• I came from Croatia 3,5 years ago to study Psychology
• Currently the greatest tragedy of my life: lack of mountains to climb 😅
• I also love reading, travelling, and dancing
• My unhealthy addictions: k-dramas, psychological and crime thrillers
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Marija’s project updates

Your 2023/24 Academic Representation Officer is Marija Solic!

November/December Update:

Please find below all the incredible things Marija has been doing over the past month:

- Marija has been continuing her work on uncapped resits and has been doing lots of research to see if this is something we can introduce at Portsmouth.

- Marija hosted her first Student Q&A session and is holding the third one on the 14th of December 2023 so be sure to pop along!

- Continuing work on bringing the Calm Space (Sensory Room) in to the Library.

- Marija is working on how we can diversify the curriculum!

- Marija has also been working on a cost of living' support booklet (which will be released soon!).

- Marija is also doing a lot of work surrounding the awarding gap, and looking into ways to help prevent students wanting to withdraw.

- Attended Officers On Tour.

October Update:

Marija has started her term as an elected officer with passion and commitment and is working extremely hard to get results for students. Please see below updates on Marija's current achievements and ongoing work:

- Marija is currently working on identifying hidden costs for each academic course and is working to release course specific equipment lists to help students prepare for their time at UoP.

- Marija held her first monthly Q&A drop in session which was successful in receiving student feedback! The next drop in is on the 24/11/23 (details to be confirmed, keep an eye on for more information).

- Marija continues to push forward with her work for uncapped resits and the referral period. Marija is currently researching other Universities to see how this works for them.

- Marija is also working on ways in which students can be made aware of the local businesses where they can receive student discount! This will help students throughout the ongoing cost of living crisis.  

Page created: Tue, 15 Aug 2023 09:36:34 GMT
Page updated: Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:34:54 GMT

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