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SoundTracks is the fortnightly podcast brought to you by UofG Careers and Alumni, that’s jam-packed with sound advice from our graduate world-changers to help keep your career on track. Join hosts Kez and Rosie as they take you on a tour with awesome alumni all over the world to share their career journey.

From side hustles and social enterprises to surviving freelance, creating social, creative and scientific impact, plus big city living around the globe. Our alumni guests will share their career highs, lows and everything in between!

In each episode, you’ll be sure to get the inside track with industry insights, practical ideas and honest advice. It’s the must-have soundtrack to your career journey. 

Dec 13, 2019

Jordan Daly co-founded the campaign group and charity Time for Inclusive Education (TIE). TIE has one aim: to tackle homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia with LGBT-inclusive education in schools. Jordan’s experience growing of up as a young gay man, and his feeling of isolation at his most desperate helped to shape the work that TIE do in schools.

In this episode Jordan tells the incredible story of TIE and how he took the organisation from grass roots campaigning to making LGBT history, it all started with one petition.

Hear how Jordan balanced his second-year UofG studies, alongside working part time and launching the campaign. Hear how he learnt to navigate the Scottish Parliament, to meet MSPs and persuade them to support the TIE campaign.

Jordan shares how he looks after himself in the face of social media criticism and attacks from anonymous accounts.

You’ll get insights from TIE’s innovative digital campaigns, including how they used social media as an integral campaign tool to gain traction amongst politicians, young people and teachers. Jordan even offers up the TIE press release template!

Listen out for:

  • How TIE made history in LGBT history month
  • How Jordan handles social media trolls
  • What’s next for Jordan and TIE

What's your soundtrack: With Ali Noble UofG History student who's making it easier for students to give to charity

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