News & Recognition

We support almost 8000 students volunteering throughout the year and 43 student-led volunteering groups - not forgetting all of our opportunities volunteering directly with charities!

Students like you volunteer thousands of hours of their time every year and make incredible differences to the Guild, the University and their communities. Hear their experiences, find out what they’re doing and learn how we can recognise your fantastic work here:

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Your Stories

Want to know more about how volunteering has benefited out students? Don’t just hear it from us – here’s what our volunteers say about being involved:

Volunteering Case Study

Awards & Recognition

Recognising the fantastic work you do is really important to us so we have ways to reward volunteers throughout the year, in addition to two awards ceremonies!

Find out more about what we do to recognise your achievements here

Awards and recognition main photo taken from Guild Awards 2017

To ensure that you get what you need from us, when you need it, we have created a set of promises which we will always aim to deliver.

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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