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    #TeamMDX Good News Stories 2019-20

    04/06/2020
    As term comes to an end, we are sharing our top five #TeamMDX good news stories!
    • 1. #TeamMDX Community Video

    These last few months have been tough and it has been amazing to see what you have been up to in lockdown!

    We love seeing your pets, sports, cooking, painting and dancing! Keep sharing these with the #TeamMDX community; we might be apart physically, but we are still together virtually!

    Check out the video to see how #TeamMDX have stayed connected.

    • 2. Powerful MDX women

    Lucia isn't just a second year Sports Science student at MDX, but is also a top footballer, playing for Tottenham Hotspur Women, in the top tier FA Women's Super League.

    She shows us how anything is possible if you are determined enough to achieve your goals and is very much an example of how to become #MadeinMiddlesex.

    Read more about Lucia's story.

    • 3. Grant awarded to research LGBT+ inclusivity in education

    Alfonso Pezzalla, a Mental Health lecturer at MDX, was awarded a research grant from Erasmus+ to develop the LGBT+ curriculum in health and social care education.

    This new exciting project will build on previous work carried out by Intercultural Education of Nurses in Europe and aims to enhance the skills of teachers and trainers regarding LGBT+ issues.

    Read more about the project online, or contact Alfonso directly to share your ideas!

    • 4. Lavanya Hemanth chosen for WorldSkills UK squad

    Third-year MDX Biotechnology student Lavanya Hemanth was selected for WorldSkills UK squad training for the next "skills Olympics" in Shaghai in 2021.

    Lavanya will train alongside 136 other students and apprentices for a chance to compete in Shaghai against over 80 countries.

    Read more about Lavanya's experience.

    • 5. £12,955 raised for charity

    #TeamMDX raised £12,955 for charity through the National Student Survey (NSS) in 2020. This survey gathers opinions from students on what it's like to study at MDX - looking at all aspects of university life.

    This year we raised a staggering £12,955 for three incredible charities: Mind, Noah's Ark and Homeless Action in Barnet.

    Find more information about these charities.

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