Introductory SLTA training event – November 2013

The first SLTA event of the project cycle took place on Friday 29th November with staff and officers from 24 students’ unions attending overall.

Welcome to SLTA training event

Representatives received an introduction to the project from HEA staff member Rose Spencer, Academic Development Officer (Awards and Recognition). Rosa gave an explanation of where the project originated from and the role of the HEA.

Introduction to the SLTA Project- HEA

The cohort took part in a ‘Planning for the year ahead’ training session before splitting off for workshops which focussed on using media channels to enhance the SLTA project, ways in which students’ unions can empower students to lead the project and implementing a partnership approach to running the SLTA project. All presentations and notes can be found below. Do get in touch with any of the staff members listed if you would like any more information on these particular sessions.

Russell Warfield, Sustainability Communications Coordinator

Jen Swain, SLTA Project Officer.

  • A partnership approach to SLTAS

Get in touch with Dan Francis, Development Consultant – for specific advice tailored to your students’ union.

The cohort then took part in a session led by NUS Research Coordinator Andy Scott which looked at innovative ways in which students’ unions can use their SLTA data at the end of the project cycle. Details of this session can be found below.

Andy Scott, Research coordinator –

The day was concluded with a discussion around the ways in which NUS can provide support for students’ unions throughout the project cycle. As a result, a webinar series and series of regional meetings will be organised in the New Year and so keep checking the website for further details!




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