|Tom Longbottom Action Plan 2018/19|
|Project / Task||Project Plan Complete Date||Project Start Date||Measure of Success||Progress||Strat Obj/KPI||Colour|
|Set up BLSA Mentoring Scheme|
Supplementing Mummies and Daddies this opportunity will provide students on various courses and year groups at Barts and The London with the opporutnity for peer mentoring support. This will include specialist training for students signing up to be a mentor, as well as support for these students
|July 2019. Review of scheme and expanding for next academic year.||Launch date – October for students to sign up to be a mentor, with mentees able to sign up from November.||-75% students who took part are satisfied with the scheme|
-The scheme is deemed viable to continue into the next academic year
- Students include it in the end of year survey
|BLSA Mentoring Scheme launched in October - 40 mentors recruited|
First Year Medic Mentees currently signing up; matching to take place WB 5th November
Scheme for Second Year Malta students to launch on the 12th November
Scheme for CCFS Students - recruitment of first year medic mentors WB 12th Nov & Launch event on 20th Nov
Handbook being created for all mentoring schemes & area for the mentorign scheme created on BLSA Website
|Flagship events. |
Continue with the success of previous years and organise Rites of Passge, Association Dinner, Graduation Dinner and Barts and The London Week. (BL Week) .
|17th July||1st August||- Satisfaction with the events increases by 10% |
- attendance numbers increase with BL Week by 25%
- 10% more BDS and BSc attending Association dinner
|Date has been set|
- Barts and The London Week: 28th Jan - 1st Feb. Planning for the week has been done with various BLSA Board Members leading on individual events
- Association Dinner: 3rd April - Planning has begun, led by VPs
- Rites of Passage: Date confirmed: 15th July
Increasing awareness and reevaulating the space. Using student feedback to highlight what the building has to offer, including The Griff Inn, Study Room and refurbishment of the basement.
Changing of the food and coffee menu to reflect the students wants and needs.
|August 2018||July 2019||- increased food sales at The Griff Inn.|
-increased numbers of students using the study room
- 10% more student group bookings in BLSA building
-10% more student bookings in the Griff Inn.
|Opening hours of the Griff Inn increased (10-7)|
Work done to create full calendar of events for the year with involvement from QMSU Marketing in creating branding for the regular events
New Events Noticeboard in the Griff Inn
BLSA Building - changes to upstairs including new stduent group posters, new addition to study room (anatomy models and clinical skills equipment, as per Rakin's plans last year) and further plans to promote usage of rooms
BLSA Basement - work has begun on faith rooms development, BLSA Fitness Room & changes to signage. Due to be completed by Christmas
|Gozo - Malta|
Engaging the students on the Gozo campus to feel part of the BLSA Community and to support their growth as a society.
- mentoring scheme for 2nd year students matched with London based 3rd year
|July 2019||August 2018||-cross campaign (Malta & BL)|
-MESS run 2 sessions with video conferencing.
- mentoring scheme launched in November
|Went to Malta in Sep with VP Barts to welcome new 1st Years & to discuss plans for year|
Regualr fortnightly catchups with Gozo Soc President & more QMSU Staff Support Provided
BLSA Mentoring Scheme for 2nd Years being launched WB 12th Nov
Regular Gozo Updates established thorugh BLSA Website & Social Media
BL Mess etsbalished in Gozo
Gozo House Cup set up
Alumni networking building with the junior alumni and alumni officer
Heritage project and funding
BL Week and more events celebrating the history of the campus.
|July 2019||August 2018||- Hold one history talk & exhibition
- 60% Students responding to BLSA survey feel part of the BLSA community
-Launch of new merchandise with marketing campaign
|Work continued on Heritage Project etsablished lastv year with archivist - working with marketing on creating 'history of BL' timelines to go up in Garro Buiding & CHSQ|
Planning for Barts and The London Week has begun - will develop from last year with history and heritage aspects and also caspects celebrating diverse community of staff and students
4 Alumni Networking events planned for second and third terms with various BL Societies & BME Rep
Increase student understanding of what BLSA is and who we are. Increase signage in Whitechapel, introduce signage at Charterhouse Sq of all board members. Use BL Bulletin, social media and regular lecture shout-outs involving all officers so that students know who we are, what we can do for them and how they can contact us.
|July 2019||August 2018||- Open rate of BL bulletin increases|
- Increased engagements on social media
-BL students can identify one campaign run at Charterhouse SQ, Gozo and Whitechapel in end of year survey
|BL Bulletin being sent once weekly|
Office Hours at both Charterhouse and BLSA have been posted
More contact with Postgrad Students & plans to further engage & undersdtand wat those students would like to see from their union. PG events planned for year: monthly quiz etc
Working with Allied Courses Rep to develop AC representation & to work on issues they still face.
Plans to include CCFS students within BLSA Community - starting with international welcome event & BLSA Mentoring Scheme
Working with Dental President & Dental Faculty rep to ensure dentists are included in BLSA Community -I now attend Dentistry SSLCs
Next steps: Meet with head of Physicians Associate Programme to further understand how we can include these students within BLSA more
|Sustsainability - Recycling on all Campuses|
Planning underway to purchase internal reycling bins in Whitechapel & Charterhouse Square.
|Resits and Appeals||0|