A Proud Pakistani student Bilal Bin Saqib has been elected as the leader of more than 6870 postgraduate students at the London School of Economics (LSE) Union, gaining victory against 20 competing candidates.
Bilal Bin Saqib basically hails from Lahore and currently enrolled in M.Sc. Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the LSE. Bilal completed his undergraduate from the Queen Mary University of London, where he also now serves as a mentor for the students of the school of management. He is the only Pakistani student to have won a case against a UK Students Union (QMSU) for unjustifiable treatment. He was compensated monetary and with a written apology.
“I am thankful to all the students who posed confidence in me. It’s a huge responsibility and I am already working hard to come up to the expectations of students” he said. While responding to a question that “What’s your role all about?” he said, “My role is to represent the 7,000 student population of postgraduates at the LSE. They make up approx over 65% of the student population. My responsibility is to voice their concerns, engage them, increase their student experience & satisfaction”.
The post of Postgraduate Students officer is a paid part-time leadership position to represent over 6870 postgraduate students (62% of the student population at the LSE) locally and internationally.
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21 August, 2019