SABBATICAL OFFICERS

The highest level of student representation

Sabbatical Officers

There are five Sabbatical Officers elected annually to lead the Students' Union and work full-time on your behalf on various issues across all areas of student life. They hold their position for a full year, starting in July after they are elected. They can hold their roles for a maximum of two years, but they need to be re-elected after the first year. They represent you on all levels of student life.

The Sabbatical Officer Team 2019-20

President

Tilda Fraser

Team leader, Union Affairs, Democracy, Strategy, National Campaigns, Student as Partners, Sustainability and Partner Colleges. 

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  • Leads and supports the Sabbatical Officer Team
  • Is the lead Sabbatical Officer responsible for the development of democracy at UPSU
  • Leads on national representation & campaigns to improve the student experience
  • Works collaboratively with the university on the ‘Students as Partners’ agenda
  • Most external media and public enquiries are addressed to the President.
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU and Chairs the UPSU Board of Trustees which sets the long term development goals of UPSU.
  • Represents students studying at Partner Colleges in the UK
  • Contributes to the development of a sustainable and environmentally responsible organisation
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU
Vice President Education

Millie Green

Education (UG & PG), Sustainability and Partner Colleges.

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  • Represents all students, both Undergraduate and Postgraduate, in relation to their academic experience
  • Leads campaigns and initiatives to improve the academic experience of all students
  • Leads on the development of the academic representation system and trains and supports reps, as needed.
  • Leads on other academic engagement initiatives such as the Student Staff Teaching and Representation Awards (SSTAR) and National Student Survey.
  • Represents students studying at Partner Colleges in the UK
  • Contributes to the development of a sustainable and environmentally responsible organisation.
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU
Vice President Wellbeing and Diversity

Bitty Walter Inyang

Liberation (LGBT+, Disability, BAME, Women, & non-binary) Wellbeing, Sexual Health, Mental Health, Sustainability and Partner Colleges.

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  • Represents all students and leads on campaigns and projects to improve student experience relating to welfare; health & wellbeing, equality & diversity and student support services
  • Represents the interests of students on issues affecting liberation groups and leads on initiatives to improve their student experience (Liberation groups - BAME, Disabled students, LGBT+ and Women & Non-Binary)
  • Works in collaboration with the UPSU Advice Centre to promote welfare related services and signpost students to support and representation.
  • Represents students studying at Partner Colleges in the UK
  • Contributes to the development of a sustainable and environmentally responsible organisation.
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU
Vice President Sport

Verity Lemm

Sport engagement and participation, Sport Campaigns, Sustainability, and Partner Colleges.

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  • Represents students and works to improve areas relating to student sport and student clubs; facilities, timetabling and skills development
  • Leads campaigns and projects to improve the experience of students engaged with student sport and student clubs, and encourage participation of new members.
  • Leads on the development and support of the UPSU Clubs and sporting activities, and supports staff in key activities including training, Sports and Societies Fairs and Award ceremonies
  • Contributes to the strategic development of sport via relevant committees and groups
  • Promotes UPSU Sport and student Clubs within UPSU, the University and locally.
  • Represents students studying at Partner Colleges in the UK
  • Contributes to the development of a sustainable and environmentally responsible organisation.
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU
Vice President Activities and Development

Chukwudi Kosi Ezenyi (KC)

Employability, Comms, Volunteering, Societies, Media, Sustainability and Partner Colleges

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  • Represents students on all matters relating to the development of student Societies, Volunteering, Fundraising and Student Media.
  • Leads on the development and support of the UPSU student Societies, Volunteering, Fundraising, Student Media and supports staff in key activity including training, Sports and Societies Fairs, Award ceremonies
  • Leads on student representation and the development of projects and initiatives relating to student employability
  • Contributes to the strategic development of student Societies, Volunteering, Fundraising and Student Media via relevant committees and groups.
  • To be the lead Officer responsible for internal membership communications.
  • Promotes the UPSU student Societies, Volunteering, Fundraising and Student Media within the UPSU, the University and locally.
  • Represents students studying at Partner Colleges in the UK
  • Contributes to the development of a sustainable and environmentally responsible organisation.
  • Is a Trustee of UPSU