The final month of activity involved several ongoing projects and continued contribution to University Council.
November was a pretty quiet period as everyone was busy preparing assignments and exams. This month, I did not do much except congratulate the new appointed reps and handover some information to the next successor, Valarie (international student rep).
It has been a fairly quiet month for me as a student rep, as it is at the end of the year when everyone, including me, is finishing up the last bits of work and getting ready for holidays. Firstly I wanted to say a big thank you to everybody who voted or helped get me re-elected to the USASA board for next year. I am super excited about the chance to continue working with USASA and looking forward to completing some of the goals I have set for myself.
After another year, so does end the term of Ant the Magill Rep. The office is closed and dark, as it waits for a new year, new reps, new students to comfort and assist. His time with the Association ends not with a bang, nor a whimper, but merely runs its course and ends as it should.
But lo, as one term ends so does inevitably another begin, and as it does the USASA Board is born anew – enthused, passionate, full of ideas and ready to tackle the new year. Ant reflects on a time when he too was unfamiliar with the inner mechanisations of what was then UniLife and smiles. While the future is as yet unknown, it can be certain to be interesting.
I hope that this final part of the university year is going smoothly! This month I have spent some time overseas in New Zealand, to attend a Cognitive Neuroscience conference. As I have barely been on campus this month, I haven’t been able to spend time at the Magill counter, which is something I’m not happy about. I’m glad that at least Ant is able to spend time at the Magill counter during this period. Continue reading