There are four full-time officers, each representing different aspects of the student experience. Our President leads the SU’s vision for the year alongside three Vice Presidents; VP Union Development, VP Education and VP Equality.
Who are your Exec Team?
The current Exec Officers team were elected in March 2020 and started their term in office in July 2020. They are:
Michael Alawaye – President
Course studied: Computer Security and Forensics
Favourite food: Jollof Rice and Plantain
What did you enjoy most about be a student at UoB: Opportunities provided by the students union
What might you like to improve about your time at UoB: Student support and engagement
What are you looking forward to most about being on the Beds SU Exec officer team: Working with my team and students to improve our services and support
What would your superpower be and why: Mind reading, so I could prepare fully for a meeting with all counters for any question on our manifesto in the upcoming year
Alessandro Manea – VP Education
Course studied: Business Studies (International) Sandwich Pathway.
Favourite food: Tiramisu > any meal.
What did you enjoy most about being a student at UoB: Having the chance of experiencing the real world out there through my placement year.
What might you like to improve about your time at UoB: The way the Student Voice is perceived.
What are you looking forward to most about being on the Beds SU Exec officer team: To be able to enhance students’ academic journey from a student perspective.
What would your superpower be and why: Ability to absorb and retain knowledge – to memorise or retain skills just by touching an object could come in handy!
Hafijur Shuvo – VP Equality
Course studying: Human Resource Management with Foundation Year
Favourite food: Mexican
What did I enjoy most: Meeting new people, making friends and learning different cultures.
What I would like to improve: University student support, listen to the students and what they would like to improve at the University of Bedfordshire.
What I am looking forward to most about being on the Beds SU Exec officer team: I am looking for a new challenge and get more involved with the university so I can help other students.
Superpower and why: Superman, because he can fly anywhere and even he can go to the galaxy. So I will be able to fly anywhere in the world and of course would love to go to moon.
Joshua Chukwu – VP Union Development
Course studied: Computer Engineering and Information System Management
Favourite food: Fried Rice and Chicken
What did you enjoy most about be a student at UoB: The diverse community that make up the student body on campus
What might you like to improve about your time at UoB: Support for international student, sport and cultural activities ,improve student feedback
What are you looking forward to most about being on the Beds SU Exec officer team: Bringing positive change to the Union and working as a team to enhance student experience
What would your superpower be and why: My superpower will be speed, so I would be able to make an instant decision and respond very quickly to events