Simone de Rijk

Role: Head of the GSB committee and represents Clare Hall students both internally and outside of the College.

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What is your area of study?
I am a 2nd year PhD student in Clinical Neurosciences, looking at how current spreads with cochlear implants.

Where are you from?
The Netherlands

How long have you been a Clare Hall student for?
20 months to be exact!

What do you love about Clare Hall?
I love that we are an informal small graduate college, in which you can meet and work with people from all over the world, both students and Fellows. Everyone is extremely welcoming - Clare Hall is a home away from home for me.

What are you hoping to achieve in your role as a GSB President?
I want to support the new GSB committee to the best of my ability. Other than that, I hope to further build on the successes of last year’s green campaigns, as well as further improve the access to mental health support for our students.