Author: Jess Molyneux

Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Farrah Talsi

Meet SO Candidate Farrah Talsi, a third year law student. “My aim in the election is simple: as students, we all deserve to be Empowered and Enabled to Envisage a better Guild for us all. Through my experience of representing students over the past 3 years, and extensive consultations with students, I’ve created a manifesto brought together by you, for you. See you on the campaign trial Liverpool!” Watch Farrah’s interview with The Sphinx below:     Facebook: Twitter: @Farrah4Prez Instagram:...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Noura Qusairy

Meet SO candidate Noura Qusairy, a second year International business student. “I’m an active campaigner I’m an NUS delegate so I’ll be representing you all on a national scale this year if I win I aim to develop an interactive integrated social campus with lots of networking fun events. Also, I aim to improve mental health services as university life could be hard sometimes. Finally, I aim to ensure students gain more valuable skills which makes it easier for them to get jobs when they graduate. And I’m sure if I win you will win so make your vote count!” Watch...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Tor Smith

Meet SO candidate Tor Smith, a third year Egyptology with Archaeology student. “I’ve spent my time at university trying to make things better for the students around me, and I want to be able to continue doing that but on a much larger scale. I’ve been involved in countless societies (I think this year I paid membership to 12) and have worked on the rights of LGBT+ students, students with mental health problems and improving the facilities for our Performing Arts societies to name just a few. I love the Guild, and I know it can be so much more than it...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Joe Ferguson

Meet SO Candidate Joe Ferguson, a third year student Classics student. “I chose to run for Student Officer because I want to actively communicate with the student body on issues, fighting for the welfare of students and making campus as ethical and representative as possible. On campus, I am a campaigner for everything from fossil fuels to the rights of garment workers. Having spent a lot of time within the Guild structure, I have learned skills that I want to apply to improve the student experience I believe that I would bring a lot of energy and passion to the...

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The Sphinx: In conversation with David Olusoga

David Olusoga is one of the University of Liverpool’s most successful alumnus. Contributor to The One Show and The Guardian, presenter of the 2016 BAFTA TV award winning Legacies of British Slave-ownership, and most recently his work on the BBC documentary series A House Through Time are but a few of Olusoga’s stand out achievements. Awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Liverpool in 2017, Olusoga is still as intrigued and invested in the history of Liverpool as he was as a student in the early 1990’s. After a busy afternoon travelling back to Liverpool and leading a...

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