We have a dedicated team of core staff who support our Officers and help them achieve their aims. The team also manages the day-to-day activities of the Students' Union.
You can view our organisational chart here.
Sophie supports the Officers during their time in office to help them achieve their manifesto aims. She also leads the core staff team, ensuring the continuous strategic development of WSU.
Sophie Williams (She/Her)
Favourite colour: Orange
Favourite superhero: Black Panther
My weird skill: Doing a tortoise face
Our Student Engagement team look to involve all our students across a wide range of activities including Student Voice, Democracy, Governance, Societies, Volunteering, RAG, Student Communities and our Help & Advice service.
Antonia Rossiter-Eaglesfield (She/Her) - Director of Representation and Membership Services
Most played song: Taylor Swift- Anti-Hero
Favourite sport: Netflix?!
Favourite dinosaur: I think Dinosaurs are a conspiracy
Jack Appleby (He/Him) - Student Voice Assistant
Favourite film: Hot Fuzz
Favourite ice cream flavour: Peanut butter
Favourite sport: Netball
Tom Mandall (He/Him) - Academic and Welfare Advisor
Favourite superhero: Our Officer team
Go-to meal deal: Falafel, Rubicon Mango and a Rice Crispy Square
My cool skill: I can get lost really easily
Mollie Parker (She/Her) - Academic and Welfare Advisor
Favourite Film: Pocahontas
Favourite Dinosaur: Turkey Dinosaurs?
Favourite Colour: Burgundy
Anna-Symone Bateman - Student Communities Coordinator
Favourite season + why? Autumn, because I love the colour the leaves turn
Most played song: Mariah Carey- Forever
Favourite holiday destination: So far, Scotland!
Providing support to our Clubs and Societies and their members, Sophie, Barney and Hannah are the first point of contact for all SU Sport and Societies and any students looking to start up new Clubs or Socs.
Sophie Smith (She/Her) - Student Activities Manager.
Favourite film: Eurovision Song Contest- The Story of the Fire Saga
Favourite chocolate bar: Kit Kat Chunky
Favourite book: The Tiger That Came To Tea
Barney Blake- BUCS Sport Administrator
Favourite Artist: Taylor Swift
Go-to meal deal: BLT, Walkers Max Paprika, Lucozade Sport
Favourite season: Spring as it's not too hot yet and it's the best part of the sports season!
Hannah Heskin (She/Her) - Student Groups Assistant
Favourite superhero: Scarlett Witch
Favourite TV show: Doctor Who
Favourite sport: To do, Swimming. To watch, Basketball
Bar and Events
Matt and Shona are responsible for The Hangar bar and the entertainment it provides. They work hard to ensure The Hangar is a vibrant and safe venue for students to socialise in.
Matt Birbeck - Venue and Events Manager
Favourite TV show: The Boys
Favourite chocolate bar: Kit Kat
Favourite superhero: Hulk
Shona WIlliams (She/Her) - Venue and Events Supervisor
Favourite band: Peach Pit
Favourite holiday destination: Anywhere with a beach
Favourite dinosaur: Sauropoda
Marketing & Communications
Our marketing team support all of our campaigns and events. They manage the SU website, social media platforms, and produce a range of physical and digital media.
Clement Servini (He/Him) - Marketing, Communications, and Commercial Manager
Favourite holiday destination: Seoul or Berlin
Favourite season: Winter because its cold and dark
My cool skill: Making home-made pasta
Casey Rann (She/Her) - Creative Content Coordinator
Favourite band: Imagine Dragons
Favourite chocolate bar: Peanut Butter KitKat Chunky
Favourite superhero: Magneto
Aimee Robinson-Clayton (She/Her) - Marketing and Communications Assistant
Favourite TV show: Jujutsu Kaisen or Supernatural
Favourite ice cream: Mint Choco
Favourite colour: Pastel pink and lilac
Finance & HR
Our Finance & HR team manage and review the finances of the SU. They also provide financial support to our Clubs and Societies, and negotiate our commerical contracts.
Rob Cox - Director of Finance & Commercial
Favourite film: Cling Film
Favourite book: Cheque book
Favourite dinosaur: Sophie Williams
Sarah Czyrko - Finance & Admin Assistant
Most played song: Anything from Hamilton
Favourite book: The Eight by Katherine Neville
Favourite band: Pet Shop Boys
Samina Fiaz (She/Her) - HR Coordinator
Favourite book: Memoirs of a Geisha
Favourite chocolate bar: Lindt
Favourite ice cream flavour: Salted Caramel