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Chair of Student Council

Errol Kerr

Hey! I’m Errol, Chair of Student Council for 2017 and 2018. I’m an old hand at this PTO game, being one of the Students with Disabilities Officers last year, and my game this year is democracy. Outside of the six Council sessions I’ll chair this year, I’m going to be reaching out to societies to promote student engagement with the Union.

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International Officer

Sneha Vincent

Hi, I’m Sneha and I am your International Officer 2017/18. I will work with the Welfare & Equality Officer and the University to improve the student experience for international students. I am a member of the University’s Diversity Consultative Group which will help me voice the concerns of International Students.

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Marginalised Genders Officer

Emily Sherwood

Hi, I’m Emily and I’m your Marginalised Genders Officer for 2017/18. My job is to represent and work for people who are marginalised because of their gender identity on campus. That includes (but isn’t limited to) people who identify as women, non-binary, agender, genderfluid, demi-gender, genderqueer, transmasculine, transfeminine and questioning

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Student Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer

Holly Waddell

Hi, I am Holly Waddell and I will convene and chair the Students Parents, Guardians and Carers Forum at least once per term and work with the Welfare & Equality Officer, the University and external organisations on issues that affect student parents, guardians and carers.

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LGBT+ Officer

Hannah Fitzpatrick

I'm Hannah, your LGBT+ Officer.  My goal is to help elevate Trans student’s voices and raise better awareness of sexualities that fall under the "+". This means making LGBT+ week bigger and better, encouraging thoughtful discussion,  and putting LGBT+ students at the forefront of LGBT+ issues.

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Racial Equality Officer

Kemi Adediran

Hi, I’m Kemi and I'm your Racial Equality officer.  My job is to represent all people of colour (BME) students across the university. Working alongside the International and Welfare and Equality Officers, I hope to raise awareness of issues people of colour face in the university as well as, campaigning for a culturally inclusive university dedicated to ensuring anti-racism on campus.

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Scrutiny Officer

Emma Dawson

Hi, I'm Emma, a final year combined honours student and your 2017/18 Scrutiny officer. It's my job to make sure the student's union disciplinary procedure runs smoothly and accountability is maintained at all times. I'm looking forward to the year ahead working with the other officers and students on some fantastic campaigns and events.

 

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Faith or Belief Officer

Hasham Gill

Hello, I am your Faith or Belief Part-time Officer for this academic year and my responsibility as your elected candidate is to develop a resilient bond with the students of all faith to establish their rights, ensuring representation and catering their diverse needs through a proper channel. I am really looking forward to working with my fellow officers in the student council this year!

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Students with Disabilities Officer

Zoë Godden

Hi there! I’m Zoë, and I’m your Students with Disabilities Officer 2017/18. My job is to represent the needs of students who have any kind of long-term physical or mental health condition during their time at Newcastle. I will be working alongside the University and the Welfare & Equality Officer to tackle key issues surrounding ableism, sanism and accessibility on campus.

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