Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union President Team confirmed for 2020/21
Students voted in their droves last week to elect the student leaders who will best represent them for the 2020/21 academic year. A total of 1,599 students voted - 20% of the student population.
Hayley Rowley, Student Opportunities Director: “It's always great to see students taking ownership of their student experience, whether by nominating themselves or voting. Electing the President team for the coming academic year is a big decision as these roles play a vital part in top level decision-making.”
The newly elected Students’ Union Presidents start their contract in June and will be representing the student voice at an institutional, local and national level, ensuring that students studying at Falmouth University and the University of Exeter Cornwall Campuses have the best student experience possible.
The results are as follows:
SU President Falmouth – Lizzy Marshall
The Falmouth President is responsible for the academic representation of Falmouth University students, ensuring that the views and needs of students are represented at all levels of decision making.
SU President Exeter – Cara Chittenden
The Exeter President is responsible for the academic representation of the University of Exeter students studying at Cornwall Campuses, working with colleagues in Cornwall and Exeter to promote a positive student experience and academic achievement.
SU President Welfare & Inclusivity – Charlotte Agnew
The Welfare & Inclusivity President role is to consult, represent, and support the combined student body regarding all welfare issues.
SU President Student Experience – Amelia Banton
The Student Experience President role is to consult, represent, and support the combined student body regarding sustainability, sport and recreation facilities, activities and events.
Joe Rigby, SU President Exeter: “We’re really pleased to see another year with a strong turnout for our four newly-elected representatives. The four new Presidents have a wealth of experience and expertise and I can’t wait to see what change they bring in their roles.”
Amelia Banton, SU President-Elect Student Experience: “I’m so surprised but so grateful to have been elected, especially whilst still in my second year, and for that I have to thank my fantastic campaign team. I’m really excited to start implementing my manifesto and creating the changes that students have voted for.”