Every year the student body elects four Sabbatical Officers to work full-time in the Students' Union for a year.
They work on a range of issues relating to student life, listening to your thoughts and opinions while running campaigns and working with the relevant people and bodies to implement positive policy changes.
Often referred to simply as 'The Sabbs', they are either students who have interrupted their studies to take a year out of their course, or individuals who are undertaking the role in the year after they graduate.
Each officer has a portfolio area that sees them take on responsibility for a different area within the organisation, together deciding its strategic direction. They are here to represent your views, so if you see them around campus, don't be afraid to stop them and say hello!
The Students’ Union President is the Chair of the Board of Trustees, sits on the highest decision making committee at Royal Holloway, College Council, and is the figurehead of the Students’ Union.
Not only is the Vice President Education the Deputy President of the Students’ Union but they also sit on a number of high level committees including Academic Board where the academic strategy of the College is decided.
With a focus on liberation campaigns, mental and physical health provision and general wellbeing issues, Vice President Wellbeing & Diversity forms a key voice for campaigning on campus.
The Vice President Societies & Sport has joint overall responsibility for developing the support the Students' Union offers to student groups on campus.
Fri 16 Apr 2021
President Kate Roberts responds to the Government's latest update on the return to campus for university students....
Fri 09 Apr 2021
With our virtual Society and Colours Awards quickly approaching, VP Societies & Sport Lucy Brown shares some creative ideas to help you celebrate as a group....
This week, President Kate Roberts and your elected NUS Delegates - Vice President Wellbeing and Diversity Henn Warwick, Milo Dack, and Maciej Pawlik - attended the virtual NUS Conf...
Wed 07 Apr 2021
Following an exhausting few weeks for women, both in the Royal Holloway community and the wider world, your Sabbatical Officers call on you to step up and start taking action to ch...
Thu 01 Apr 2021
If you're part of a society, sports club, or media outlet and want to positively impact the future of your group, it's time to nominate yourself for a committee position in the 202...
Tue 30 Mar 2021
On Friday 19 March, your Sabbatical Officer team met with local MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, Dr Ben Spencer, to ask your questions on key issues affecting students....
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