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Student Staff Liaison Committee



The Student Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) exists to provide a forum for the discussion of matters of interest and concern to staff and students in the working of the Department.

The membership of the committee comprises of an academic coordinator, two representatives from each undergraduate year, two postgraduate representatives, two PHD representatives, a faculty administrator and a representative from the library and IT services. The student representatives are elected early in the Autumn term.

All undergraduate and postgraduate students may ask their year representatives to raise issues at a meeting and are encouraged to do so (contact details are below). Normally the department hold three meetings per academic year; however, anyone in the Department may suggest a meeting if a particular issue seems to warrant urgent discussion in this forum.

You asked…We delivered!


The regular SSLC meetings have proven effective in bringing changes to the Economics department. This is a great platform for all current students to raise any issues, queries or recommendations that they may have within the department.

In the recent years the SSLC has contributed to making the following departmental changes:

  • In January 2013, the department opened up an Economics undergraduate hub. Specifically for Economics undergraduates, the hub can be used as both a social and study space. Students have been provided with a projector, whiteboards and study related books.
  • The department doubled its library budget, increasing the number of core textbooks available.
  • Introduction of extra online tests for first year and second year courses.
  • Integration of Turnitin with Moodle to make it easier to submit electronic copies of coursework.
  • Academic hiring focusing on staff with research interests in finance to offer students more finance related courses.
  • Introduction of the Undergraduate Events Programme, with more events on the way.
  • Extra sessions in the trading room for post-graduates.
  • Provision for MSc specific study space within the Horton building.
  • All 2nd and 3rd year PhD students have now been given individual dedicated work stations for their studies.

SSLC Student Representatives

Please contact your representatives if you have anything that you would like them to raise or discuss.  

First Year Representatives

Olaoluwa Olupona - Olaoluwa.Olupona.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk
James Ansorg - James.Ansorg.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk


Second Year Representatives

Antonio Almeida - Antonio.Almeida.2015@live.rhul.ac.uk
Martin Pereira Zigante - Martin.PereiraZigante.2015@live.rhul.ac.uk


Third Year Representatives

Adam Bachalor - Adam.Batchelor.2014@live.rhul.ac.uk
Rimshah Khan - Rimshah.Khan.2014@live.rhul.ac.uk


MSc Representatives

MSc Economics 
Guan (Arthur) Yan Lin - Guan.Lin.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk

MSc Finance
Ghislaine Mgbokwere - Ghislaine.Mgbokwere.2012@live.rhul.ac.uk
Lucas Belak - Lukas.Belak.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk

MSc (2-Year) Programmes
Giorgi Tsiklauri - Giorgi.Tsiklauri.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk



PhD Representatives

Kat Wiesemeyer - Katharina.Wiesemeyer.2014@live.rhul.ac.uk
Mark Winter - Mark.Winter.2009@live.rhul.ac.uk




Previous Minutes

The minutes of the meeting are drafted by the Faculty administrator and forwarded to all attendees of the SSLC, once approved, they are emailed to all students. A copy of the minutes is also posted on the SSLC notice board, in the corridor to the right of the departmental office, H209, along with the contact details for committee members. 

Undergraduate SSLC previous minutes:

21st November 2012

23rd January 2013  

13th March 2013

13th November 2013

4th December 2013

26th February 2014

19th November 2014

14th January 2015

4th March 2015

25th November 2015

3rd February 2016

2nd March 2016


MSc SSLC previous minutes:

21st March 2012

4th December 2012

30th January 2013

6th March 2013

28th November 2013

15th January 2014

26th March 2014

19th November 2014

14th January 2015

11th March 2015

21 October 2015

21st January 2016

PGR SSLC previous minutes:

27th November 2012

21st March 2013

13th November 2013

29th March 2014

19th November 2014

 2 December 2015

The minutes are restricted for RHUL students and staff only. You must be logged in on campus or VPN to view them.


Next Meetings 

The SSLC meetings for this Academic year are over.

New SSLC committee meetings will commence in the new Academic year.









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