Officer Projects

full time officers

 

zoe garshong

President of the SU

3rd year BSC Economics

  • African Caribbean Society Member
  • Jesus Alive Fellowship Member
  • Enactus UK President of the Year 2015/16

 president@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  •  Education: closing the attainment gap: and improving quality of educational resources

  • Employability: increasing more employment opportunities for students, making careers fairs more diverse, making connections with renown employers

  • Experience: making student experiences even more enjoyable and unforgettable 

 

Joshua Gulrajani 

VP Education

3rd Year LLB Law

  • President of Law Society 2014/15 and 2015/16
  • Exceptional Services to societies 2016
  • Big Essex Gold student of the year 2016

vpeducation@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  •  Ensuring an individual experience from education (by reducing student:staff ratio, trying to secure modules, and challenging the increase in class sizes)

  • Improving employability (by creating masterclasses, organising a diversity day, lobbying local businesses, helping budding entrepreneurs and helping E&CC become more attractive to students

  • Cutting hidden costs (by reducing printing costs/scrapping hardcopy submissions, improving graduation grants, and forcing the uni to look at the cost of its course materials) 

 

Saffy Allayna

VP International

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

vpinternational@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Jack Street

VP Services and Comms

4th Year MA History

  • Supervisor in the SU Bar

vpservices@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Better more efficient services to cater for the greater intake of students, such expanded store facilities and an SU app

  • Better student voice within our SU to ensure your views are heard and respected when decisions are made in our services

  • Better nightlife, to create a more consistent, enjoyable and fairer experience when engaging with our services 

 

ERNEST NYARKO  

VP Southend & Loughton

MSc Global Project Management

  • Christian Union, African Caribbean Society
  • Big Essex Award Bronze

vpsouthend@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Strengthen Essex Start-up and Entrepreneurial Activities

  • Encourage students to engage in Course Rep Activities in order to increase satisfaction for students in their academic life

  • Active and more sociable campus

 

Samuel Miles

VP Student Activities

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

vpactivities@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

 

Jess Rich  

VP Welfare

BA Hons Drama

  • 2nd Sabbatical Year
  • Best Entertainment Section in the Rabbit ( Media Guild Awards 2014/15)
  • Exceptional Services to Societies ( The Awards 2014/15)

vpwelfare@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • To have a welfare and community executive which will work to promote wellbeing amongst the student population

  • To focus on mental health awareness holding a campus-wide mental health survey

  • To create safer and better nights out with better consent training and sensitivity training for door staff

 

LIBERATION OFFICERS

 

Emma Holland  

Open Portfolio Officer

4th Year Politics with Human Rights

  • President of Environmental and Punk Societies

ehollaa@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • University Divestment of Fossil Fuels

  • Reduction of waste, more recycling and local, ethical, and sustainable sources for the products sold on campus

  • Preserve and maintain green spaces on campus

 

Daisy Puiu 

Open Portfolio Officer

2nd Year Business Management

  • Member of the Trading Society
  • Bronze Big Essex Award
  • Part of the Squash team

dapuiu@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • The first one is to implement a radio for the university in the squares

  • Make more meal deals in the SU Bar

  • Make a campaign and help the theatre society promote their event "Essex Got Talent"

 

Charis Konstantinou

Open Portfolio

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

hconsta@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Taran 

Baragwanath

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Officer

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

lgbtofficer@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Alicia Gavrila

Disabled Students’ Officer

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

disabledstudentsofficer@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Jess Blair

Postgraduate Officer

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

postgraduateofficer@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

 

Vacant

East 15 (Loughton) President

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

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My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Vacant

Mature Students’ Officer

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

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My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

Vacant

Part-Time Students' Officer

YR LLB LAW AND POLITICS

  • Malaysian Society Essex
  • Pole Dancing
  • Most significant contribution to ISA

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My plans for this year:

  • Improving living experiences in Essex

  • Improving future support

  • Increase integration

 

LESHANDRA MANDLATE

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Officer

2ND YEAR LAW LLB

  • Treasurer for the Human Rights society
  • Cheerleading
  • Squash Team

bameofficer@essex.ac.uk

My plans for this year:

  • Raise awareness for mental health issues within the bame community

  • Work towards minimising the bame attainment gap

  • Amplifying the voices of the bame community by involving more ethnic groups in events and campaigns.