Candidate for the position of Vice President Education

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Be SHAW to vote CLAUDIA your #1 VP Education: Collaboration, Clarity and Compassion.


Hi! I'm Claudia Shaw, a third year student studying BA (Hons) English Language. You might have seen me serving pints in Habita or at English Society and RAG society events!

What experience do I have for this role?

  • Programme Rep for BA (Hons) English Language Studies 2017/18
  • Department Rep for Humanities 2018/19
  • President of English Society 2016-Present
  • Secretary of RAG Society 2018-Present



  • Work alongside academic societies to improve course cohesion and support throughout your degrees
  • ‘Catch up with Claud’ at CCE and Coach Lane regularly so you can communicate with me!
  • Set up Careers Fairs for each department - you don't have to study law to work within a law firm!


  • Lobby the University to provide accurate and clear information about how and where our tuition fees are being spent
  • Set up student-led feedback, assessment and accountability forums to ensure that excellent standards of feedback are upheld throughout your degree so you can develop your learning 
  • Work with the university to improve the PEC system and make it easier for you to understand
  • Create a ‘Who’s Who and What They Do’ guide for Programme, Department and Lead Reps so they can understand the way the management system works within Northumbria


  • Work with timetabling to ensure there is a MAXIMUM of three-hour gaps in your university day
  • Assignment spacing – especially on joint honours programmes
  • ‘Rep of the Month’ to reward YOU for the fantastic voluntary work you may do as a Programme/Department/Lead Rep

Thank you for reading, I hope to represent you in the next academic year!

Be SHAW to vote CLAUDIA #1 VP Education