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Candidate for the position of Education Officer

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Swasti Mitra Mustafi




I am a Student Academic Mentor and have been an Academic Rep for my department along with experience in part-time teaching. I have also been a Student Facilitator for Consent Ed.

Learning - 

  • Reading weeks for all!

  • LSEStart - Induction module: equalise academic skills irrespective of previous experience.

  • At least 24 hours between a lecture and the class!

  • Increase visibility of underrepresented backgrounds. Targetted recruitment of teaching staff. Diversify course content. 

Supporting -

  • Specialised portal for research positions accessible by both teachers and students. 

  • Start 'campus placements'. Invite organisations to employ students directly. 

  • Increase non-finance opportunities on CareerHub!

  • Strike helpline - Support affected students doing summatives by operating a helpline to connect them to relevant teachers available/LSE Life team.

  • Full-time professional for on-campus drop-in well-being sessions


  • Allow students to view marked answer scripts without a remark. Increase written feedback, especially for essay-based subjects. 

  • Set up a full-ride internally-financed scholarship for 1 student for the 2024 academic year. LSE pledges £2 per enrolment for the fund. 

  • Improve module-picking process. Separate days for departments. Assign designated teachers for approvals. 

  • Extend mentoring programme and student+alumni socials to all departments.

  • Organise inter-departmental and inter-university fests!!!

More details: @swasti4education 

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