Your Officers.

Every year the student body elects five 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!


Jack O'Neill

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.


Kate Roberts

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.


Lucy Simpson

With a focus on liberation campaigns, mental and physical health provision and general wellbeing issues, Vice President Welfare & Diversity forms a key voice for campaigning on campus.


Sophia Bolton

Vice President Societies and Media is the head of RHSU’s three media outlets and is responsible for leading on the development of the Union’s societies provision.


Dom Brown

Despite the myth, Vice President Sport is about much more than sports clubs and has a direct impact on all sports provision on campus. 


Latest Blogs.

Stepping Out Of Loneliness

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Ahead of the festive times, VP Welfare & Diversity Lucy Simpson reminds you of all the different fun activities and useful resources available to you if you or someone you know is feeling lonely.

 
Provide Feedback On Your Modules

Mon 09 Dec 2019

If you haven't already, you will soon receive an email asking you to provide feedback on your modules, and VP Education Kate Roberts tells you why this is so important.

 
BUCS Round-Up 04/12/19

Fri 06 Dec 2019

After another successful week of BUCS action, VP Sport Dom Brown gives us all the details about Wednesday's fixtures.

 
RH100: Student Wellbeing Strategy

Fri 06 Dec 2019

After leading a session at RH100 to steer on the Wellbeing Strategy, President Jack O'Neill and VP Welfare & Diversity Lucy Simpson have some important news to share with you about our next steps.