Head on down to The Griff Inn to party amongst the vines at our #Iconic Toga Party tonight!
Come down to The Griff Inn this morning for our delicious Brunch! All Welcome, freshers or otherwise!! Griff open from 10, food will be served from 1045 - 2pm. #freshers #blfreshers #griffin #brunch #delicious
And finally, perhaps the most important BLSA Board Members for the upcoming fortnight, it’s our Entertainment (ENTs) Officers, Tilly Boa & Laurence Gardner! Fun Fact - Laurence: He is a qualified bee keeper! 🐝 - Tilly: Age 3 she cut both hers and her God-Sisters hair, resulting in 2 very uneven short bobs & one angry Godmother! Priority for The Year To introduce a more musically diverse range of club nights at The Griff Inn & To organise a calendar of diverse, inclusive and fun-packed events! #blsa201819 #freshersstartstomorrow #areyouready
Our penultimate board member to introduce you to is our External Affairs Officer, Ruari McGowan! Fun fact about Ruari: He road a horse down a busy motorway in France when he was 7 after it escaped the stables One Priority for the Year: to get new sponsors involved with BLSA #blsa201819
Next up is our first ever Engagement Officer, Hussain Al-Jabir! Hussain will be working this year to make sure students are engaged in BLSA, for example through social media and our website. Fun Fact about Hussain: He once represented his school at a major London debating competition. One Priority for the year: Getting students engaged and aware of the amazing work that the BLSA does and the events they run. #blsa201819
Counting down our last few board members and next up is Jennifer Lok, who has begun her second year as your BL Alumni Officer! Fun Fact about Jennifer: She is an instant-noodles addict One Priority of the Year: To develop a stronger link between junior alumni and students. #blsa201819
Next up is our Dental Faculty Rep/Dental Society VP, Imaan Karmani! Fun Fact about Imaan : She once toasted a marshmallow with Bear Grylls! One Priority for the Year : To build a stronger bond between the Dental School and BLSA and to encourage more dental student to engage with student Union activities. #blsa201819
Next is our Clinical Rep, Nabilah Mayat! Fun Fact about Nabilah: She loves a good old dad joke/pun! One Priority for the Year: To ensure students know who to approach to give feedback so it can be followed through as best as possible! You ain’t seen a pizza me yet, but crust me it’s gonna be great! #blsa201819 #dadjokes
Hey everyone! Don't forget: the first Mummies and Daddies briefing for parents is confirmed to take place tomorrow, Thursday 6th September, 1730-1830 in The Milton Lecture Theatre, Garrod Building (please note the slight change in time). Any problems/questions email your Welfare officer, Sophie Hoque: firstname.lastname@example.org Furthermore, it's not too late to sign up to be a parent! Use the following link on our website to sign up!
Our next Board Member is the Pre-Clinical Rep, Eva Phillips! Fun fact about Eva: She is half Slovenian. One Priority for the year: Make sure that the first year students feel welcomed into Barts and The London and feel that they are able to express their concerns, and have the assurance that any issues flagged by pre-clinical students are dealt with in a positive and effective manner. #blsa201819
Next up is the Women’s Officer, Alice Scholfield! Fun fact about Alice: She once broke her scaphoid whilst playing the role of Amy Winehouse in a GCSE drama performance but still finished the play! One Priority for the year: Get more BL women involved in women's forum to ensure that their voices are heard! #blsa201819
**The BLSA Building & Griff Inn are back open at reduced hours this week!*** - BLSA Building: 1130-1330 - The Griff Inn: 1000-1600 Normal opening hours will resume from Monday 10th September! Did someone say Mac n Cheese?!
Our next BLSA Board Member is the LGBT+ Officer, Caitlin Gordon! Fun fact about Caitlin: She was once so tired waking up that she went to school with a full set of pyjamas on underneath her uniform because she forgot to take them off. One Priority for the year: To bring LGBT+ Week to Barts and The London. #blsa201819
Our next BLSA Board Member is The International Officer, Nadya Alfardan! Fun fact about Nadya: She represented her country playing tennis in an continent-wide tournament. One Priority for the year: To create a relaxed international-friendly community at Barts and The London. #blsa201819
Next up is our Black Minority Ethnic (BME) Rep, Giulia Olayemi! Fun fact about Giulia: She backed Stormzy and Labyrinth on X Factor last year 🎊 One Priority for the Year: Establish the QMBL BME Network, a student body that will represent all BME students, provide a safe haven and work to ensure fair representation at our university. This Network will also host events open to all to attend, to allow us to openly discuss and learn about BME-related issues in a comfortable environment. #blsa201819 #getstormzyinthegriff
Onto the BL Welfare Zone and Our next Board Member is the Disability & Specific Learning Diffficulties (SLD) Rep, Pinelopi Stavrou! Fun Fact about Pinelopi: In the past she has hitchhiked on several weird and wonderful modes of transport, including a stranger’s motorcycle, police car and garbage truck…. What’s next? One Priority for the Year: improve accessibility and awareness of counselling and DDS services at the BL campus. #blsa201819
Our next BLSA Board Member is The Volunteering Officer, Issmaeel Ansari! Fun fact about Issmaeel: He was once European karate champion! (Shout out to QMBL Karate) One Priority for the year: To make even more people at BL engage with and enjoy volunteering. #blsa201819
Showing our lovely new transfer students the joys of being a Barts and The London student on Brick Lane. #TransferTalk