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 15 Jan 2021
Following feedback from over 1000 students, VP Education Alissa Chohan introduces the findings of our Digital Education Experience 2.0 Survey, outlining key recommendations and wha...
Thu 14 Jan 2021
VP Societies & Sport Lucy Brown is excited to announce the start of Committee Cafés, a space for committee members to support each other, peer to peer!...
Sat 19 Dec 2020
President Kate Roberts has published a statement in response to the abhorrent racist abuse sent yesterday from an account purportedly belonging to a Royal Holloway student....
Fri 11 Dec 2020
As we reach the end of one of the strangest terms ever in student history, President Kate Roberts rounds up what the Officer team have been tirelessly working on to support student...
Wed 09 Dec 2020
VP Societies & Sport Lucy Brown is incredibly excited to announce the ratification of eight new societies and sports clubs, including Baking Society, Cycling Club and TEDxRoyalHoll...
Mon 07 Dec 2020
Having formally left the European Union on 31 January 2020, the UK has been in a transition period ever since. This transition period will end on 31 December 2020 and if you are an...
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