Bev Smit


Faculty Area Representative for Arts and Social Sciences.

What this role involves:

Communicating with students to enable their voice to be heard within the faculty,and creating a community, so students feel involved and confident enough to express their opinions.

What you've studied and are studying at the OU:

I've completed a BA(hons) in English Literature and I'm currently studying A215 Creative Writing.

Why you decided to volunteer (and any previous volunteering experience with the Association):

I decided to become a volunteer because I wanted to get more involved with the Students Association and to give something back. My previous roles have been Area Rep, I'm currently a Meet-up Host (all online at the moment). I've been a student rep on SRG and currently sit on BoS for Arts ad Humanities. I've also helped at graduation ceremonies.

Summary of what you want to do in your role during the August 2020 – July 2022 term:

To express students' views at meetings.

I'd like to create a community within the FASS faculty, to encourage students to get involved and express their opinions within the four nations.

Any other interests you'd like to share:

Dogs, reading, patchwork, and volunteering at my local library.