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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    They man up and get over it.



    Feminism hasn't reached it yet. It is still firmly in the past.



    I didn't study farming at uni, well I only had one module in it. I studied rural surveying. It has the same core principles as all surveying, which is what I now do.

    The uni was very diverse, we had the Scottish, Welsh and Irish all of whom have different cultures to England.

    These are the people who will be feeding that nation, that makes more of a difference than most people. Some of those who graduate will go abroad to share their highly advanced farming practices as we are one the most advanced nations in this area.

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    So you're now a quantity surveyor? I didn't even now they had farming modules at uni looool

    What about other minority cultures? Did they have clubs to cater for them on campus?
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    It was a token position to make the uni seem more progressive. I didn't actually do anything.
    So just for show? Looool if nobody cared,why did your university bother if it wasn't in the spotlight
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Denim comes from US prison clothing, doesn't it? Shirley it's only them that can wear it if we're playing by those rules.
    "jeans" comes from "Genova" (Genoa) and
    denim comes from "Nimes" (Southern France)
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    So you're now a quantity surveyor? I didn't even now they had farming modules at uni looool

    What about other minority cultures? Did they have clubs to cater for them on campus?
    Quantity Surveyor? **** no! I manage the UK and Ireland properties for a large international business.
    Since I did a rural course you need some understand of farming. However I had already studied Agriculture for 2 years prior at college.

    What other minorities? There are a handful of Chinese students from Beijing Agricultural University but they rarely left halls. Other than that I can't think of any of the top of my head.

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    So just for show? Looool if nobody cared,why did your university bother if it wasn't in the spotlight
    Just because it isn't in your spotlight does not mean it is not in a spotlight. Also the chancellor is Princess Anne.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Quantity Surveyor? **** no! I manage the UK and Ireland properties for a large international business.
    Since I did a rural course you need some understand of farming. However I had already studied Agriculture for 2 years prior at college.

    What other minorities? There are a handful of Chinese students from Beijing Agricultural University but they rarely left halls. Other than that I can't think of any of the top of my head.



    Just because it isn't in your spotlight does not mean it is not in a spotlight. Also the chancellor is Princess Anne.
    Something like town planning?

    Ah okay and they had particular societies for the minorities mentioned?

    Well people in London rarely hear about Harper university news apart from major ones like Cambridge in this example
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Something like town planning?

    Ah okay and they had particular societies for the minorities mentioned?

    Well people in London rarely hear about Harper university news apart from major ones like Cambridge in this example
    No not town planning, property management. The client rents the property and we manage the property, such as sub letting and legal disputes.

    Not that I am aware. They had an internationals office thing, but no societies.

    Londoners don't really hear about much outside of London, especially when it is rural.
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    @ Diddy Dec - How long were you on the SU/at Harper Adams for?

    We have had an active LGBT society for the whole time I have worked here (eight years) and currently have a very active welfare and diversity rep, Jenny Lister. The list of clubs and societies is growing in number and diversity and can be found at http://www.harpersu.com/cs/

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    (Original post by Harper Adams University)
    @ Diddy Dec - How long were you on the SU/at Harper Adams for?

    We have had an active LGBT society for the whole time I have worked here (eight years) and currently have a very active welfare and diversity rep, Jenny Lister. The list of clubs and societies is growing in number and diversity and can be found at http://www.harpersu.com/cs/

    Jac @Harper Adams
    I was very surprised indeed when he said there were no particular clubs or societies,I can't imagine a uni not having one.
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    (Original post by Harper Adams University)
    @ Diddy Dec - How long were you on the SU/at Harper Adams for?

    We have had an active LGBT society for the whole time I have worked here (eight years) and currently have a very active welfare and diversity rep, Jenny Lister. The list of clubs and societies is growing in number and diversity and can be found at http://www.harpersu.com/cs/

    Jac @Harper Adams
    2 years at Harper, about 6 months on the SU. They were less than active during my tenure. I remember the money being set outside by the SU but nobody taking to funds.

    Then again I wouldn't trust anything the uni had to say since they were "investigating" the Strippers Night when got in the paper even though it was sanctioned by them.

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    Guessing it has been some time since you did your course, as we don't do two-year courses (three years for foundation degree and four for BSc) and SU positions are held for a year. Again, this has been the case for many years. A quick visit to our website will demonstrate some of the many changes on campus in recent years - a lot of modernisation of facilities and new courses that appeal to wider demographic. You should pop back for one of our alumni open days.

    Student elections now cover a wide variety of posts and voting takes place over the course of a week, online.

    And the university does investigate all claims made about the welfare and safety of its students, due to that being our top priority,

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    It is glorious. You can tell it is a good uni when I was the Equality and diversity officer, democratically voted in after a beautiful speech and record pint downing.

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    That says so much :rofl:
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
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    The uni was very diverse, we had the Scottish, Welsh and Irish all of whom have different cultures to England.
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    Next Nigel Farage here, this is utterly priceless.
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    (Original post by Harper Adams University)
    Guessing it has been some time since you did your course, as we don't do two-year courses (three years for foundation degree and four for BSc) and SU positions are held for a year. Again, this has been the case for many years. A quick visit to our website will demonstrate some of the many changes on campus in recent years - a lot of modernisation of facilities and new courses that appeal to wider demographic. You should pop back for one of our alumni open days.

    Student elections now cover a wide variety of posts and voting takes place over the course of a week, online.

    And the university does investigate all claims made about the welfare and safety of its students, due to that being our top priority,

    Jac
    It was a little over year ago since I left. I dropped out.

    So you got rid of the best part of elections? Was that to stop people eating raw eggs on stage or the SU vice president drinking 20+ pints.

    How do they investigate something they already know about, every event in the SU is agreed upon with the uni.

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    Oh right. They way you have been talking on here, I thought you were a graduate. All makes sense now.

    We investigate all claims by speaking to the individuals involved, making sure they are ok, and taking on board any feedback.
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    We investigate all claims by speaking to the individuals involved, making sure they are ok, and taking on board any feedback.
    So, if I were student and had been offended and upset by the attempt of a SJW to ban (on the grounds of CA) the fancy dress party I wished to attend or organise, you would take measures against that SJW?
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    (Original post by Mahmoud X)
    Next Nigel Farage here, this is utterly priceless.
    That was actually part of my election speech...

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    So, if I were student and had been offended and upset by the attempt of a SJW to ban (on the grounds of CA) the fancy dress party I wished to attend or organise, you would take measures against that SJW?
    The only people who try to ban anything on that campus is the university themselves.

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    That was actually part of my election speech...

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    Got my vote
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    That was actually part of my election speech...

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    It sounds like this hilarious place full of banter culture, real ales and folksy traditionalism where everyone is happy, but the university staff are all there trying to make it more 'diverse'.
 
 
 
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