Livia Scott

The Role

The Education Officer is the main representative for students on institutional and national educational matters. They assist staff to coordinate and train our network of Academic Reps (Course & School Reps) and organise the Student Rep Awards and The Education Awards ('TEAs'). The role is also heavily involved in helping implement University-wide changes and influence a number of big decisions, such as the Right to ReCap, investigating additional course costs, & reforming the University Student Representation policy.

About Me

Hiya, I'm Livia your Education Officer for this year. I've studied both my Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees here at Newcastle, and have seen what works (and what maybe doesn't!) for our students. I want to ensure that the student voice is at the centre of all of the University's decision making, so that all of our students' feel heard, and valued. Something that I feel is vital in this role is to ensure that the learning environment at Newcastle University is as vibrant, accesible and inclusive it can be for all.

My Aims

Ensure all essential learning resources are online

Priotising wellbeing and improving access to academic support

Keeping student opinion at the forefront of everything we do

Make the Student Rep System more accessible

Reduce inconsistencies and improve the quality of learning in person & online


My Updates

Find out what I've been up to this year.


Sabbatical Officers
NUSU Stands in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We at NUSU are deeply concerned about the devastating situation in Afghanistan and know it is very distressing for many of our students. As a community, we are reaching out to express our support for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to Newcastle and believe this should be the case across Newcastle and the UK.

Sabbatical Officers
A welcome message from your new Sabbatical Officer team!

Hear for the first time from your new Officers!

Newcastle University Students' Union
A final farewell from your 2020-21 Sabbatical Officers!

From your Sabbatical Officer team 2020/21....what a year!

Newcastle University Students' Union
Officer Statement: Addressing the recent violence in Palestine

For students who are feeling vulnerable, please know that we take hate crime very seriously and have a zero-tolerance approach.

Newcastle University Students' Union
Welcoming the introduction of Newcastle University's Safety Net Policy

This article outlines the current discussions and decisions made in recent weeks around the issue of a Safety Nets at Newcastle University.

Newcastle University Students' Union
Education Officer & V-C set out the case for Covid compensation for students

"It’s time to compensate the class of Covid" is the overwhelming spirit of the reflection on the year of coping with a crisis. Find out more.