At JMSU we know and believe anyone can make change, all students know what matters to those who study at LJMU. They hold the key to change because they understand, more than anyone, what needs to change. They see it and live it, day in and day out. It is often easy to see that something needs to be changed, what is harder is to work out exactly what needs to change.
So, where to start? Sit down and ask yourself some important questions:
These questions should help you write your campaign aim and objectives:
Top Tip: Campaign Objectives should always be SMART. The SMARTer your objectives are, the more likely your campaign is to succeed.
Specific: state what is to be achieved in a clear and detailed manner.
Measurable: progress towards the desired outcome can be measure during the campaign and you will know when it is complete.
Achievable: the outcome is something that is possible within the timeframe of your campaign – there are no barriers in place which means this definitely cannot be achieved.
Realistic: you have the resources available to achieve this outcome – this can take the form of time, money or even the necessary skills to take the campaign forward.
Time-Bound: in order to keep your campaign on track, it is important to set deadlines otherwise the campaign may lose momentum.
Once you have identified your issue and have your working aim and objectives, you need to do two important things:
Top Tip: It is really good to research what NUS might have done in your chosen area and have a look to see if other SUs have done anything on the topic – is there something you can use?
Contact the Student Voice and Campaigns Team at: firstname.lastname@example.org