Disabled and SLD Representative (BL)

Amelia Pendlebury


About the role:

Are you interested in working to achieve improvements for disabled students? The role of Disabled and Specific Learning Difficulties Representative (BLSA) will give you a great opportunity to create that change. You will gather feedback and represents the interests of Barts and The London students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties and be their voice on the issues they face. You’ll work with the Vice President Communities and have the chance to contribute to campaigns and events like Disability Awareness Fortnight.


  • Engage with and lobby Queen Mary University of London and other relevant organisations to achieve improvements for disabled students
  • Seek feedback from disabled students in order to accurately 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 Disabled and Specific Learning Difference Representative (BL) and other liberation representatives where appropriate
  • Liaise with members of student groups relevant to their role, for example the Students with Disabilities Society
  • Provide regular updates on your work to the students you represent


Meetings that I attend:
  • Student Council (2 hour meeting, five times a year)
  • BLSA Board (2 hour meeting, six times a year)
  • Welfare Board (2 hour meeting, five times a year)
  • Communities Board (1.5 hour meeting, five times a year)

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