Samantha Higman

Samantha Higman

About the Role

The VP Welfare works with the University to ensure action on issues which may jeopardise students' wellbeing, such as housing, mental health and financial issues. You will campaign to protect and enhance student rights and positively promote changes to lifestyle that can improve student well-being. You will also lead on campaigns that promote equality for all our members.

Responsibilities

  • Lead on action to do with Welfare issues and promoting student well-being
  • Support the issue of employability of our members
  • Support political and social awareness and campaign for societies, and faith groups and help to run political, environmental and ethical campaigns
  • Support student-run self help groups (e.g. Nightline, and peer-to-peer groups)

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Officers

  • Lii Mohamed

    Lii Mohamed

    Equality and Diversity Officer

  • Ellis Murrell

    Ellis Murrell

    Ethics and Environment Officer

  • Leyla Elsey

    Leyla Elsey

    Housing Officer

  • Luke Hashman

    Luke Hashman

    Nightline Officer

  • Isabella Camilleri

    Isabella Camilleri

    Wellbeing Officer

Committees

  • External Engagement Zone

    Responsible for developing and supporting Student led fundraising, Student Enterprise activity, Social Enterprise activity, Community Action and volunteering, External Community engagement find out more

  • Student Life Zone

    Responsible for developing and supporting Peer to Peer groups, including Nightline, Housing campaigns, Student Financial Support, Student health find out more

  • Union Senate

    Union Senate is the political oversight body for the Union. It monitors the work of the Zone Committees, Union Officers and Trustee Board, monitors major expenditure by the Union and takes decisions on major Union issues. find out more