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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and administration of the Students' Union.

The Trustees on the Board are legally and financially responsible for the Students’ Union and its activities. The Board ensures that the Students’ Union remains legally compliant, financially stable and has robust future planning. The Board in conjunction with the Union's senior staff team also set the strategic goals for the organisation. You can find out more information about the Board and its make up below.

Who's on the board?

The Board of Trustees has 12 members:

4 External Trustees

These are appointed via the appointments committee. External Trustees can sit on the board for a single term for a maximum of four years.

4 Student Trustees

These are appointed by the appointments committee. Student Trustees must be current students at UWS and can sit on the Board for a year. They can do this for a maximum of two consecutive terms.

4 Sabbatical Officers

These are elected by the student body in a cross campus election. You can find out more information regarding the sabbatical officers by clicking here. Sabbatical officers sit on the Board for the duration of their terms in office. They can stand for a maximum of two terms.

Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Sabbatical Officer who is elected as the Senior Student Representative also becomes the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Click here to view the job description for this role.

Sub Committees

Information about the Union's sub committees is coming soon. 

Current Trustees

Uchechi Agbaraji


Subuola Elufioye

Vice-President Education

Ovoke Adams Adamatie

Vice-President Student Development

Manpreet Kaur

Vice-President Welfare and Wellbeing

Roddy Williamson

External Trustee & Deputy Chair of the Board

Mark McRitchie

External Trustee

Maeve Cowper

External Trustee

Ismail Nizami

External Trustee

Favour Nnennaya Obinna

Student Trustee

Paul Asare

Student Trustee

Aaron Sweeney

Student Trustee



Board Meetings Minutes