Meet the Exec: Get to know your elected officers

Published by Beds SU

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

1 thought on “Meet the Exec: Get to know your elected officers”

  1. Great to have read about you four Reps, Congratulations too.
    I have been a student Rep for two years, therefore I agree that Students voices to be heard is paramount. I look forward to getting any help and support you can give me on my final year at the University,

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