Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Representative

Aliya Garraway


About the role:

Are you interested in BLM, institutional racism or decolonising the curriculum? This role will provide a great opportunity to create change for the BAME community at university. The BAME Representative (Mile End) represents the interests of BAME students on issues they face, by collecting feedback and working to achieve improvements for them at Mile End. The role supports the Vice President Communities, and liaises with members of the relevant clubs, societies, and student groups. You'll also be able to feed into the planning of key campaigns and events such as Black History Month, Asian Heritage Month, and more.


  • Engage with and lobby Queen Mary University of London and other relevant organisations to achieve improvements for BAME students at Mile End
  • Seek feedback from BAME students at Mile End in order accurately to represent their interests
  • Attend relevant meetings within the Students’ Union and the university (see list of compulsory meetings below
  • Where appropriate, support the Executive Officers in their duties and responsibilities and seek support from them with respect to their own duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the BAME Representative (BLSA) and other liberation representatives where appropriate
  • Liaise with members of student groups relevant to the role
  • Provide regular updates on your work to the students you represenT


Meetings that I attend:
  • Student Council (2 hour meeting, five times a year)
  • Welfare Board (2 hour meeting, five times a year)

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