Ellie Says

All the latest from Ellie, your Guild President

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Elections Job Share Update

Elections Job Share Update In my manifesto I promised you that you’d be able to Job Share a...
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Thu 11 Jan 2018

Vice Chancellor Question Time

Vice Chancellor Question Time In my manifesto I promised you that, if elected, I would invite the Vice Chancellor to...
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Tue 09 Jan 2018

In hot water again!

In hot water again! In my manifesto, I promised you that I’d campaign to stop the University from...
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Wed 06 Dec 2017

Study Space Update

  Study Space Update During our elections your Education Officer, Adam, and I both promised you that if you elected...
Fri 28 Jul 2017

Fire Safety in University Buildings and Accommodation

Following the horrific Grenfell Tower fire in June this year, I talked to the University about their fire safety procedures...
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Wed 07 Jun 2017

NUS National Conference Report

So, here it finally is… the spreadsheet of a lifetime! Sorry it took so long; getting this together wasn...
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Tue 16 May 2017

Raising awareness of Anaphylaxis in light of Allergy Awareness Week.

  ‘Hey everyone! So, as promised in my first manifesto, I have been working this year to &lsquo...
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Fri 05 May 2017

Tuition Fees to Rise

I sit in my office with a very heavy heart this morning as I consider what happened in the House...
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Fri 17 Mar 2017

The Lords Reject the TEF!

On the 6th March 2017, something massive happened. The House of Lords rejected the link between the Teaching Excellence Framework...
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Thu 09 Feb 2017

Policy Change: Working while you study!

I’ve got some great news to share and it’s an absolutely huge manifesto win for you...
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Mon 23 Jan 2017

Mayoral Election: Candidate Q+A Sessions!

So, you may have seen in my last blog that there is going to be a Mayor for the...
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Tue 17 Jan 2017

Don't forget your 'flu jab!

  Happy Term 2, everyone!   This is always the term that I feel starts off much tougher than it...
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Thu 08 Dec 2016

The Metro Mayor Elections are Coming!

In May 2017, Birmingham is going to get its first ‘Metro Mayor’. That’s the job Sadiq...
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Wed 23 Nov 2016

Students, we've been lied to.

Students, we've been lied to on a monumental scale. I've said it myself and I'...
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Thu 10 Nov 2016

4 Ways to Get Involved in Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Are you an avid planner? Got a big or small idea? Like making money? Want to learn new and transferrable...
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Fri 04 Nov 2016

Remember, remember the fourth of November, Education, Quality and Access. We see no reason, why this

Hi, it’s Ellie, your Guild President and Chris, your Guild Education Officer. We wanted to let you know...
Tue 01 Nov 2016

New Library Feedback Please!

So, just over a month ago, we had a pretty big addition to our campus - and if you haven&rsquo...
Fri 21 Oct 2016

Boobs, boobs, boobs!

  So October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and today is Wear It Pink Day – big shout out...
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Thu 06 Oct 2016

Updates to the Meningitis Vaccination!

  Now that welcome week is over - and my healthcare leaflet was popped into a whopping 7,000 Freshers'...
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Wed 28 Sep 2016

The 24 Hour Library - A (Sort Of) Disaster Averted!

I’m sure everyone has seen our fantastic new library now, and if you’ve not been in...
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Meet your officer team

Every year, a team of Officers are elected by YOU to help you get the best out of Birmingham. Each officer leads a different part of the Union on your behalf – click on their faces below to find out what they do and how to get in touch…

Ellie Keiller - Guild President
Shannon Farmer - Activities & Development Full Time Officer
Adam Goldstone - Education Full Time Officer
Kris Ali - Housing & Community Full Time Officer
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Full Time Officer
Jess Levy - Representation & Resources Full Time Officer
Helena Bailey - Sports Full Time Officer
Henny Green - Welfare Full Time Officer

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