Rolph’s manifesto focuses on what he believes to be his main selling point: the fresh perspective and approach that he believes he can bring to the role. He suggests that his current lack of involvement within YUSU politics is one of his “greatest strengths”. He has placed great emphasis on the “mobile union” he wishes to create and this would be supported by improvement in communication between Sabbatical Officers and students.
- Rolph wants to provide colleges with more support from YUSU whilst retaining their own identity and pledges to “attend at least two JCRC meetings a week on rotation”.
- He pledges to concentrate not just on this campus but more on Heslington East by spending at least one day each week over there.
- He wants Sabbatical Officers to have laptops rather than desktop computers so that they can work outside the office more easily.
- He wants to see more commercial projects where students can support their Union.
- To use Facebook and YouTube more effectively in communicating with students.