Wetenschap - 27 juni 1996

ISP moves in with its Dutch sister

ISP moves in with its Dutch sister

From August 1996 onwards the International Student Panel will form a distinct part of the Wageningen Student Organisation (WSO). As well as being able to make use of facilities at the WSO office, ISP will also benefit from WSO's long experience in defending students' interests when dealing with the University, the Town Council and housing associations.

The ISP has decided that from now on the chairperson should be an international student. Livinus Ugwoke, from Nigeria, has been elected chairman and Khalid Shah, from India, is now vice-chair. Both hold interim positions until the autumn, when new members will present themselves for election. Both positions will be held for one year.

WSO board members receive a grant extension for the time they work for the Union. One of these board members will be assigned to ISP to act as secretary. ISP has also decided to actively recruit new members during the introductory period in September in order to establish representation from all MSc programmes and from both sexes. At present all international students in the panel are male.